Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji is Bhutanâ€™s second democratically elected Minister of Agriculture and Forests from the Peopleâ€™s Democratic Party (PDP). His Excellency was appointed as the Minister for Agriculture and Forests on 27 July, 2013.
Born on 20 February 1972, His Excellency is from Shongmaed, Metsho, Lhuentse. He is married with three daughters and a son. He has a Masters in biology specialising in plant systematics from University of Missouri, USA. He served as a senior planning officer in the agriculture ministry before joining politics in 2008. He then worked at the UN office of project operations (UNOP) as team leader for four years and resigned to contest in politics again.