• Bhutan Organic Guarantee System (BOGS) documents launched

    The National Organic Programme (NOP) launched the Bhutan Organic Guarantee System (BOGS) documents on June 5 at Norkhil Boutique Hotel & Spa.

    The launched documents including the standard side and the conformity assessment enables a producer/products to access the Bhutan Organic Mark which is essential for organic farming in the country. It will serve as a manual and guidelines for organic farmers during the certification process.

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  • Towards enhancing Swiss business collaboration

    5 June, Thimphu: A twenty member Swiss business delegation led by His Excellency, Andreas Baum, the Ambassador of Switzerland to Bhutan and India met with the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor to explore and strengthen the Swiss business collaboration in Bhutan. The Hon’ble Lyonpo Kinzang Dorji, Honorary Consul of Switzerland in Bhutan; the Agriculture Secretary, Dasho Rinzin Dorji and heads of the departments and agency were also present.

    Welcoming the delegation, Lyonpo shared the Ministry’s priority areas during the 12th five year plan such as organic farming, value added products, reduce import of food items and market among others. Swiss being one of the advanced countries in value addition technologies, Lyonpo explored the possibility of sharing such resources to improve all the three sectors: agriculture, forestry and livestock in the country.

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  • Re-announcement for Lateral Transfer

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

    Sl. NoDepartment/DivisionPosition Title & LevelMinimum Required QualificationNo of PostRemarks
    1Office of the Director, DoAAgriculture Officer (Economist)B.Sc in Agriculture Economics1In-Service

    The interested in-service candidates within the same Super Structure Group fulfilling the above criteria as per Chapter 14 of BCSR 2018 may apply to the Human Resource Division, Directorate Services, MoAF, Thimphu latest by 18th June 2019. For further details, please contact 332510/17768995 during office hours.

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  • Shortlisted candidates for ESP

    As per the announcement made in MoAF website on 17th May 2019, the Central Machinery Unit, Bumthang, Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates for the post of Caretaker (ESP) as details mentioned below:-

    The shortlisted candidates are requested to report for the Selection Interview as scheduled below, failing which his/her selection will not be entertained.

    Note: – The following documents must be produced in original during the time of interview.

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