• Annual Stakeholders Workshop on Cordyceps value chain

     18 March, Thimphu: “Collection of Cordyceps shall be strictly restricted to 45 days, excluding the number of days of journey to and from the collection site”, states the revised Guidelines for collection/harvesting of Cordyceps sinensis. A total of 45 days will be officially recognized for collection of Cordyceps to the residents of the high altitude villages (dependant on yaks) who is registered in the concerned Geog Administrations concerned.

    Gups from the various highland Gewogs expressed concerned over the revised royalty of Nu. 22500 from the existing Nu. 7000 per kilogram of Cordyceps bought at the auction site. Some agreed with the revised tax but expressed that if the ‘only one person per household could be reconsidered to three people per household.

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  • Workshop on Assessing Economic Benefits of Sustainable Land Management Practices in Bhutan

    the participants of the workshop
    the participants of the workshop

    18 March, Thimphu: The Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) has always accorded continued importance to the sustainable land management (SLM) in the country. However, increasing land degradation problem caused by both the natural disasters and human activities like unsustainable agricultural practices including improper irrigation, water management, cultivation on steep slopes without any measures, forest fire, overgrazing, infrastructure development, urbanization, mining, etc. has become a concern for the National Soil Services Centre (NSSC), Department of Agriculture (DoA) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Human Resource Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the following vacancies for the following posts:



    Department/DivisionPosition    TitlePL/SLMinimum Qualification RequiredNo. of PostRemarks
    1Department of Agricultural Marketing & Cooperatives (Cooperatives development division)Chief Marketing OfficerP1 ABachelors Degree with

    Business Management, Marketing Systems, Marketing

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