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  • Sanam Lyonpo visits Samtse and Chukha Dzongkhags

    The team at the Samtse surface collection and dredging site

    27-28 September: A team led by the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Samtse Dasho Dzondag, representatives of local government and officials from the Department of Forests and Parks Services visited various surface collection and dredging sites at Samtse and Phuentsholing (Pasakha and Toorsa).

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  • Sanam Lyonpo meets delegation from Asian Farmers’ Association

    16 September, Thimphu: A four member delegation from Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA), Philippines led by the Secretary General, Ms. Ma. Estrella Penunia met the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor.

    The delegation is in the country to understand about farmers’ groups and cooperatives as well as share their experiences. During the stay from September 15-23, the delegation will visit Eusu Vegetable Group in Haa, Sampheling Dairy Group in Chukha and relevant non-governmental organisations. The visit is expected to be beneficial for Bhutanese farmers in enhancing their knowledge in terms of value chain and marketing opportunities.

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  • Sanam Lyonpo visits Samar and Eusu gewogs

    Haa: The Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor visited the high altitude paddy trial field at Samar and protected cultivation (green house) site at Eusu on July 23.

     Jakar Rey Naab, a cold tolerant paddy variety which matures early is cultivated in 0.70 acres of land in Balamna, Samar gewog as per the technical recommendation starting from 2016. Balamna is at 2600 masl. Khangma Maap variety which was first tried at the site did not do well due to susceptibility to blast disease.

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  • Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo meets FDI experts

    The Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo,Yeshey Penjor meets a team of foreign direct investment (FDI) from the Arsenalogic Technologies Private Limited on July 19. The team shared the FDI proposals in terms of fishery and cordyceps among others with potential opportunities in Bhutan due to its pristine water and abundance natural resources.

    In another meeting, Lyonpo met with the Chief Executive Officer of NEXCON, Bhutan, Michael J. Spolum (left in picture) who presented an overview to ensure Bhutan’s potential for high-value and high-volume agricultural value chain, generate employment and enhance food-security.

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  • Vietnamese delegation meets Sanam Lyonpo

    8 July, Thimphu: A nine member delegation from Vietnam National Assembly headed by His Excellency Mr. Phan Xuan Dung, Member of Central Party Committee, Chairman of the National Assembly’s Committee for Science, Technology and Environment called on the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor.

    Their Excellencies discussed on the areas of agriculture, fishery and forest. The Chairman expressed Vietnamese keen interest on forest management in Bhutan.

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