Interested individuals from the Ministry are requested to attend the lecture by Prof. Nicolas Tournadre of University of Aix-Marseille, France. For details, please click here.
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The Administration and Finance Division, MoAF would like to present the Budget & Expenditure Statement including the advances for all Agencies of the Ministry for FY 2013-14 for kind information and necessary action.
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The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the following vacancies for recruitment as detailed below:
Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned qualification criteria may submit the application to the Offtg. Chief HR Officer, HRMD, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests on or before 26 August 2014 with the following documents;
1. Completed Employment application form (download from RCSC web)
2. CID Copy
3. Police Clearance
4. Medical Certificate
5. Diploma Certificates
6. Any other relevant certificates
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Hon’ble Agriculture and Forests Minister Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji attended the inaugural session of the ‘Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Role of Family Farming in the 21st Century- Achieving the Zero Hunger challenge’ held in Chennai, India from August 7-10, 2014. The regional conference organized by the M.S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) in collaboration with the FAO, IFAD, IDRC, WFP, UN Women and other national and international agencies, saw over 300 participants from across the Asia-Pacific Region. Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture from six countries were in attendance to share their insights amongst other keynote speakers like Professor M.S Swaminathan; Mr. KanayoNwanze, President of IFAD; Etharin Cousin, Executive Director, WFP; Mr. Hiroyuki Konuma, ADG, FAO Regional office for Asia and Pacific and many other dignitaries.
Addressing the gathering at the ministerial forum of the conference, Lyonpo highlighted the key role of family farming for ensuring food security, enhancing rural livelihood, environmental protection and in combating poverty. He mentioned that,these small holder farmers however continue to face many risks and challenges primarily due to lack of capacity to cope with extreme weather patterns and volatile global economic situation. Therefore, emphasizing the need to work together in translating our common goals into tangible actions at the global, regional and national levels, Lyonpo reiterated the need for global partnerships and called for greater investments and commitments from International Financial institutions to agriculture developments in developing countries.
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This is to inform all the civil servants under the Ministry that, Royal Civil Service Commission will be carrying out a Nationwide Information Correction Project, as inaccurate information of civil servants in Civil Service Information System(CSIS) is a growing concern at all levels of civil service. In line with this, the Ministry would like to inform all the civil servants under the Ministry to kindly take note of the following:
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