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  • Air Fare Quotation

    The Policy and Planning Division under Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Thimphu would like to invite air fare rates offer from authorized ticketing agents for travel as per the details specified below.

    Date Sector No. of passengers Mode /Class
    3/4/2016 Paro-Dhaka 5 Economy
    5/4/2016 Paro – Dhaka 2 1 Business, 1 Economy
    8/4/2016 Dhaka – Paro 7 1 Business, 6 economy

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  • Hon’ble Agriculture Minister attended 33rd FAO Asia-Pacific Regional Conference at Putrajaya, Malaysia

    Lyonpo with other Heads of Delegation
    Lyonpo with other Heads of Delegation

    Hon’ble Agriculture Minister, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji attended the 33rd FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific’ held in Putrajaya, Malaysia from March 10-11, 2016 at the invitation of H.E Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister for Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Malaysia. The biennial conference was organized by FAO together with Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Malaysia.

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  • Picture Story

    web 4March 14 Thimphu: His Excellency Mr. Alphonsus Stoelinga, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Bhutan paid a courtesy call to Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Minister for Ministry of Agriculture and Forests.

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  • Commercial Agriculture and Resilient Livelihoods Enhancement Programme Launched

    DSCN0533Dasho Tenzin Dhendup, Hon’ble Secretary of the MoAF graced the official launch of the Commercial Agriculture and Resilient Livelihoods Enhancement Programme (CARLEP) on 7th March, 2016 at Wangchuk Hotel in Mongar. The launch was attended by Dasho Dzongdas of Pemagatshel and Trashiyangtse, Dasho Dzongrab, Mongar; officials from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and officials of six programme Dzongkhags. Representatives from the FCBL, GNH Commission, Ministry of Finance, Samdrup Jongkhar Initiative and technical departments of the Ministry were also present at the launch.

    CARLEP is a follow up programme to the current Market Access and Growth Intensification Project (MAGIP). It will build on the lessons and experiences from past IFAD funded projects and support the priorities of the government towards agricultural commercialization while emphasizing on the resilience to climate change. The goal of the programme is to sustainably increase smallholder producers’ incomes and reduce poverty through commercialization of production by programme households.

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  • MAGIP to conduct its 3rd Annual Outcome Survey

    DSCN0404The 3rd Annual Outcome Survey (AOS) of the Market Access and Growth Intensification Project (MAGIP) would be conducted this month in three of its project Dzongkhags. Towards this end, a workshop was conducted from March 1-3 at Samdrup Jongkhar to train and pre-test the study instruments. The workshop was attended by the officials from the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) and 15 extension officials from the project Dzongkhags who would be carrying out the survey.

    The training and pre-testing for the conduct of the AOS was coordinated by the PCU MAGIP in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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