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With the outbreak of Bird Flu in the country for the third time, there is still a high risk of a similar outbreak in the future. The officials feel that one of the reasons could be due to illegal imports of poultry and poultry products. Therefore, it was felt necessary that people understand the risk [...]
Wangchuck Centennial Park (WCP) has been able to complete the first stage of the snow leopard prey base survey in the central range of the park. In this preliminary round of survey, field staff and Conservation Scientist from World Wildlife Fund-US, Dr. Rinjan Shrestha surveyed the central range of the park for snow leopard and [...]
16 January 2012, Wengkhar: With the objective to bring the Central programs, Commodity programs, Regional Area Development Projects, Research Development Centers and the Dzongkhag Administration closer, the Regional Agriculture Research and Development Review and Planning workshop for Eastern Bhutan was held with officials participating from the various agencies and divisions under the Department of Agriculture [...]
The vehicle belonging to KMT Printers, who were supposed to have delivered the diaries yesterday, met with an accident yesterday on the way to Thimphu from Phuentsholing. KMT Printers have assured us that the diaries will be delivered to ICS by today 17th January 2012. Therefore the concerned officials of the various agencies and Departments [...]
An open competition for a new logo for domestic certification in Bhutan was held recently and the winning entry (left and attached for download) has been approved for use as the logo for Bhutan Natural. This logo is planned to be used by registered organic growers and collectors who will be producing and processing food, [...]
Please click here for the statistics from BAFRA (Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority) regarding the export of Mandarin from 29th December 2011 to 11th January 2012.
The Regional Agriculture Research and Development Review and Planning Meeting,Eastern Region will be held at RDC Wengkhar from 16th to 18th of January,2012.
The Regional Agriculture Research and Development Review and Planning workshop for Western and West Central regions will be held at RDC-Bajo from 26th to 28th of January 2012.
The details of the workshops will [...]
Confirmed Outbreak of Bird Flu at Kalabazaar, Thimphu- Poultry and Poultry Products Import Ban Reimposed
From five households in the labour camp at Kalabazaar, thirty eight birds out of forty nine have died as of today, 13th January 2012. Another eleven birds from these households are sick. An emergency meeting of the National Incident Command Centre (NICC) for bird flu was held at 3.00 pm today, 13th January 2012. The [...]
The nomadic communities in the northern fringes of the country have reportedly witnessed an upsurge in household income generation with the legalisation of Cordyceps sinensis (Yartsa Goenbup) collection by the government few years ago. This is evident from the ever increasing price the â€˜magic wormâ€™ is fetching in the international markets. However, how legally the [...]
The Chief Planning Officer, Policy and Planning Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, invites Eligible National Consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the services for the following work:
Study to Assess the Constraints and Potentials for Capital Formation and Investment in Agriculture
Interested consulting firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to [...]