April 10, Thimphu: Coinciding with the day of their firm turning five years after establishment, Tashi Infocomm (Tashi Cell) last weekend, adopted 2.45 ha/6.06 acres of Kuenselphodrang Nature Park (KNP) in Thimphu. The Park comprises a total area of 493.4 acres.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Tashi InfoComm and Department of Forests [...]
Please click here for the Interview Result for the post of Dry Sweeper & Security Guard under AFD held on 4 April 2013 in the Human Resource Division.
Read online an interview by ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) with Kesang Tshomo, National Organic Coordinator on Organic Farming in Bhutan.
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This is to inform all MoAF webmail users that all the facilities of the webmail has been restored. However, to prevent such incidents of spam mailing in the future all users are requested to change their password which should not be the same as username. To change the password please go to https://172.17.8.4:20000/ (when prompted [...]
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to declare the results of shortlisted candidates for the post of enumerator for study on impacts of migration on food production and livelihoods. The Ministry would like to thank all the applicants for your enormous interest in participating in the very important exercise. The interview will be [...]
4 April, Thimphu: Tshethar is the Buddhist religious practice in Bhutan where animals are protected from being slaughtered and set free. Considering the damaging impact on the public and animal health as well as on the environment and farming communities due to the growing practice of Tshethar, the Department of Livestock and the Bhutan Agriculture [...]
3-5 April, Paro: In order to ease the implementation of the 11 Five Year Plan in the RNR sector the Policy and Planning Division (PPD) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) organised a workshop on Commodity Value Chain and Compact. The workshop was aimed at training the commodity coordinators of the departments and [...]
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) and the Renewable Natural Resources, Research and Development Centre (RNR-RDC) on 5 April 2013. The MoU was signed by the Director of UWICE, Ngawang Norbu, and the Program Director of RNR-RDC, Jigme Wangchuk, at the common [...]
In the early part of 2012, sparked by the rupee crunch, the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) set a goal of becoming self-sufficient in vegetables by 2014. The Vegetable Production and Marketing Plan (VPMP) was developed and is being pursued by the Department of Agriculture (DoA) and the Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives (DAMC). [...]
2-4 April, Thimphu: Experts from the Department of Livestock, Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA), Policy and Planning Division (PPD), Office of the Attorney General (OAG) and the Public Health Division met in a workshop to identify gaps and propose amendments on the implementation of the Livestock Rules and Regulations 2008.
Addressing the workshop, the [...]