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  • Press release; Second Biennial HR Conference 2019 for the MoAF

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is organizing a three day HR Conference in Samdrupjongkhar. The HR Conference which kick starts on 29 January 2019 is based on the theme for “enhancing decentralized HR functions by networking between the central agencies and field offices”. The HR Conference will be attended by 66 Adm. Assistants and focal Asset Declaration Administrator (ADA) of various central programmes and Divisions under the Ministry. It will be also sensitizing rules and regulations on BCSR.

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  • Sanam Lyonpo attends 11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

    A Ministerial delegation of three members led by Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor, the Minister for Agriculture and Forests attended the 11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) with a theme,  “Agriculture Goes Digital – Smart Solutions for Future Farming” from 17-19 January 2019 in Berlin, Germany along with delegations from more than 90 countries and 70 other Ministers.

    Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor interacting with the Federal Chancellor Angele Markel and Julia Klöckner, Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture
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  • Internship at NBC

    18th January, 2019: Eight students from Sherubtse College undergoing BSc. Life Sciences studies ended their month long internship at the National Biodiversity Centre today, being the first batch from a group of 19 interns, currently undergoing internship at the National Biodiversity Centre.

    The interns were placed with the National Herbarium program and the Biodiversity Information Management program, developing skills and knowledge in herbarium specimen management as well as biodiversity information management.

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  • 2nd Agriculture Research Coordination meeting underway


    January 16-19, Phuentsholing: As a platform for revitalising agriculture research, the Agriculture Research and Extension Division (ARED) of the Department of Agriculture (DoA) is organising the 2nd Agriculture Research and Coordination Meeting at Hotel Tashi Namgay Grand. The meeting is being chaired by the Director, DoA. Participants include specialists, chiefs, program directors and other senior officials from various agencies under the Department.

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