• Reviving the traditional use of sheep wool and fibre

    Yak fibre and sheep wool were used by the highlanders for over a thousand years to make clothes, tents, ropes and blankets. Currently, with availability of different wool and yak fibre materials in the markets, the cultural and traditional use of wool, fibre, knowledge and art of traditional wool processing is diminishing in the country.

    Thus, a three days advocacy and hands-on training on sheep wool and yak fibre processing was organised for the highland livestock staffs at the National Sheep Breeding Centre (NSBC), Dechenpelrithang, Bumthang. It was aimed to revive and promote the traditional wool and fibre use; impart local skills and knowledge on traditional sheep wool and yak fibre processing, expose to different improve wool processing equipment and start annual sheep wool and yak fibre collection and recording. The event was attended by livestock staffs from Paro, Haa, Trashigang, Bumthang, Gasa, Thimphu and Wangdue and National Highland Research and Development Centre (NHRDC).

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  • Tender for procurement of office furniture

    The Agriculture Research and Development Centre, Samtenling invites sealed bids from eligible Bhutanese firms having a valid trade License for supplying the following for FY 2019-2020 under RDCCRP.

    Sl.No.Tender particularSubmission DateOpening  PeriodBid security
    1.Procurement of Office Furniture17th March, 2020
    10: 00 AM
    17th March, 2020
    10: 30 AM
    20,000/-

    The Complete set of the document can be downloaded from the Ministry website with effect from 3rd March2020.

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  • EoI for Assessment of Drivers of RNR Sector Growth in Bhutan

    The Policy and Planning Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests Invites expression of interest to provide the following consulting services: [for Assessment of Drivers of RNR Sector Growth in Bhutan for a duration of 45 days. More details on the services are provided in the Terms of Reference.

    An Individual Consultant will be selected as per the procedures described in this REoI, in accordance with Procurement Rules and Regulations in force of the Royal Government of Bhutan.

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  • Vacancy for Hilux Driver

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to re-announce vacancy for the following post under Department of Livestock on consolidated contract for the duration of three years:

    Sl. No.PostNo.of PostsQualificationAgency
    1Driver (Hilux)1Class VIII passed with driving licenseNational Veterinary Hospital, Motithang, Thimphu

    Interested applicants fulfilling the above mentioned eligibility criteria may apply to Human Resource Division (DoL), MoAF latest by 17th March, 2020.  Applicants with relevant qualifications/training and work experience shall be given preference for the purpose of shortlisting.  Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be called to the selection interview.

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  • Vacancy for Tractor Driver

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce vacancy for the following post under Department of Livestock on consolidated contract for the duration of three years:

    Sl. No.PostNo.of PostsQualificationAgency
    1Driver (Tractor)1Class VIII passed with driving licenseNative Poultry & Heifer Breeding Center, Sertsam. Lhuentse

     

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