• AFACI Program Workshop on Horticulture held

    July 4-6, Thimphu: A three-day workshop on ‘Transferring technology on Horticulture’ was attended by participants from 14 member countries to share the information on post-harvest and good agriculture practices in horticulture.

    The results from the workshop will strengthen support from Asian Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (AFACI) in the safe production of horticulture crops and post-harvest technologies applicable in Asia.

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  • Interview result announcement

    In pursuance to the shortlisted announcement vide letter no. 2(04)RLDC/T/2017-2018/594 dated 28/06/2018, the Regional Livestock Development Centre, Tsimasham is pleased to announce the result of the Elementary Service Personal staff selection interview held on 4th July 2018 for the post of Helper(Lab. utility) as following:

    The selected candidate is asked to report to RLDC,Tsimasham office on 9th July 2018 for further instruction and to process for drug test report as per section 4.11.2,Chapter 4, BCSR, 2018 and submit to HRD, Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests for appointment.

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  • Field day to sow Soybeans

    Punakha: A field day to sow Soybeans (Glycine max) in Chimipang, Punakha was organized on 29 June by ARDC-Bajo and National Organic Programme as a part of the JICA Joint Partnership Programme on “Creation of Active Local Communities through the Introduction of Organic Agriculture with the System of Circulating Natural Materials in Bhutan”. The program is basically an adaptive research trial on organic rice production without the use of synthetic herbicides.

    Seven volunteers including the Ex-Minister of Agriculture from Japan, officials from ARDC-Bajo, ARDC-Yusipang, Royal Project-Chimipang and Dzongkhag attended the field day. Two varieties of soybeans were sown, namely, ‘Enrei” imported from Japan and other local variety from Bhutan. The Enrei is said to have high nitrogen fixing ability and has high protein content of 44%.

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  • Office Complex Location Map, Tashichho Dzong

    The Geographic Information System & Remote Sensing Section of the Renewable Natural Resources Statistics Division, Directorate Services, MoAF is pleased to release the maps showing spatial location of Ministry’s office complex near Tashichho Dzong. The map was prepared by two internship students from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, India namely Mr. Ugyen Tshering and Ms. Dechen Wangmo, studying in 2nd year, B.Tech Geo Informatic Engineering under the mentorship of Mr. Rinchen Dorji ,Sr. GIS Officer,RSD, DS, MoAF. The map was produced, as we have seen many visitors having difficulty in locating the offices and it shows the detail location of offices and other important features like the entrances, road networks, reserved parking , electric boxes, water tank, electric vehicle charging point etc.

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