• Haa yak herders attend Cooperative formation training

    The Integrated Yak Service Centre based at the National Research Centre for Riverine and Lake Fisheries and the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector (DLS), Haa conducted the first ever yak herders primary cooperative formation training from 27-30 March 2019 as per the guiding principles set by the Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives (DAMC) with resource persons from Paro Dzongkhag, DAMC, National Highland Research & Development Centre (NHR&DC) and DLS.

    The objective of the training was to form yak herders primary cooperative for effective rangeland utilisation in the region to enhance sustainable yak husbandry. During the training, the yak herders were informed about the status of cooperative in the country, the benefits of registration, development of constitutions, values and principles, key challenges faced by the herders as well as expectations leading to strengthening the bond within the highland communities as per the agreed by-Laws. The key purpose of forming a Yak Herders Cooperative is to build a Bhutan Yak Association to represent the highland communities at the local, regional, national and international level, serve as a platform for exchanging and sharing of knowledge/experiences within and with other highland communities as well as with other relevant stakeholders.

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  • EU Delegation calls on Sanam Lyonpo

    The delegation comprised a group of Ambassadors and four Heads of Missions of the EU member states

    The EU delegation comprising of 11 members led by His Excellency Mr. Tomasz Kozlowski, the Ambassador of European Union called on the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo on April 3. The Agriculture Secretary Dasho Rinzin Dorji was also present at the meeting.

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  • Notice inviting tender (Re-announcement)

    The National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang is pleased to invite sealed bids from eligible supplier/equipment repair and maintenance firm for the supply/maintenance of Laboratory equipment for BP & ABS Section, under National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang.

    The tender documents can be downloaded from here.

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  • Announcement for Lateral Transfer

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the following vacancy on lateral transfer as detailed below:

    S/No.Position TitlePosition LevelQualificationNo. of PostPlace of PostingSuper Structure
    1Information & Media OfficerP5-P4Bachelors (preferably with Information & Media Management or Communication background).1ICTD, ThimphuAdministration Service


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