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  • Request for Expression of Interest

    The Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests would like to  invite EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) from certified consultancy Firms for the following activity :-

    “Developing an Agro-met Decision Support System for Farm Advisory” Consultancy firms will be screened and eligible ones will be requested to submit the proposal for the consultancy service.

    For further information, the interested firms may call at (+975)-2-322228 from 09:00 to 17:00 hours. Expression of Interest must be delivered to the Department of Agriculture on or before October 9, 2017.

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  • World Bank partners with Bhutan to Improve Agriculture Productivity and Food Security

    The World Bank Country Director and Bhutan's MoAF Minister with the FSAPP Operations Manual
    The World Bank Country Director and Bhutan’s MoAF Minister with the FSAPP Operations Manual

    September 21, 2017; Thimphu: The Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) and the World Bank launched today the $8 million Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project (FSAPP)  to support efforts to reduce rural poverty, food insecurity, and malnutrition to benefit the Bhutanese people.

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  • BAFRA Workshop on Food Import Control System underway

    The two day workshop was inaugurated by Director General, BAFRA with funding support by RGoB
    The two day workshop was inaugurated by Director General, BAFRA with funding support by RGoB

    19 September 2017, Thimphu: A two days consultative workshop on Food Import Control System (Criteria for Good Importing Practices and Food Import Licensing and Inspection Processes) is underway from today organised by the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA), MoAF, at Chuniding Resort, Thimphu.

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  • Pemachoeling Heritage Forest inaugurated in Tsirang

    Tsriang; For centuries, Bhutanese have treasured the natural environment and have looked upon it as the source of all life. Bhutan wishes to continue living in harmony with nature and to pass on this rich heritage to her future generations. Picture1As per the provision of Forest and Nature Conservation Act 1995, Chapter 6, section 21(A) and subsequently targeted by the Department of Forests and Park Services in establishment of twenty Heritage Forests in the Country in the 11th five year plan, Territorial Forest Division, Tsirang in consultation with various stakeholders such as Tsirang Dzongkhag Administration, Tsirangtoe Central School and Geog Administration have established a heritage forest at the ruin dzong and Nye site at Tsirangtoe geog with fund support from Nature Conservation Division (NCD), Department of Forests and Park Services.

    Pemachoeling Heritage Forest adopted by Tsirang Forest Division was officially inaugurated by Tsirang Dzongda, Dasho Ngawang Pem on the 16/09/2017.  The ceremony was attended by Regional heads, Section heads, Gups of Tsirangtoe, Phuentenchu and Sergithang Geog, Principal, Teachers and students of Tsirangtoe Central School, local communities, students of Tsirangtoe CS and staff of Tsirang Territorial Division.

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