• Statistics on Agriculture and Horticulture Inputs supplied during January-December 2018

    This statistical release is based on the agriculture and horticulture inputs data sourced from the National Seed Centre (NSC) for the period January-December 2018. Agriculture and horticulture inputs include seeds, seedlings, and fertilizers to enhance agriculture production. It presents the production of inputs (seeds & seedlings), Dzongkhag wise distribution of agriculture and horticulture inputs and the price list of inputs from January to December 2018 year.

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  • Result of the Shortlisted Candidates

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to shortlist the following candidates for the post of Project Manager, Sub Grant Manager  & Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for the Youth Employment and Rural Enterprise (YE&RE), Project funded by the Japan Social Development Fund through World Bank under the Policy & Planning Division, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests as detailed in annexure:

    Note: The shortlisted candidates are requested to report for interview on May 29, 2019 at 9.30 a.m in Human Resource Division’s Conference Hall failing which the candidate will be disqualified. The following documents must be produced in original during the time of interview:

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  • International Biodiversity Day observed at Buli, Zhemgang

    The International Biodiversity Day was observed on 22nd May at Buli Central School, Zhemgang. The main objective of observing the day was to create awareness on the importance of biodiversity conservation and to recognize the important role of farmers as custodians of our agrobiodiversity. The day included a seed fair by farmers, an exhibition and a quiz on Bhutan’s biodiversity by the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC). Farmers from Buli and nearby gewogs participated in the seed fair and students took part in the quiz.

    In addition, a book titled “Biodiversity Statistics of Bhutan 2017” published by NBC, was launched during the day. The book reports for the first time, a total of 11,248 species of all biodiversity groups found in Bhutan namely 5114 species under the Kingdom Animalia, 5369 species under the Kingdom Plantae, 690 species of fungus, 55 species under the Kingdom Chromista, 18 species of Eubacteria, and two species of protozoa under the Kingdom Protista.

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