• International Mountain Day recipe and photo contest

    To help preserve cultural traditions and to promote agro-biodiversity and support farmers in mountains for International Mountain Day on 11 December, interested individuals are asked to capture photos of dishes made with mountain products and share the recipes.

    The winner will receive a compact, high definition video action camera and the top 30 entries will be published in a Mountain Recipes booklet.

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  • Shortlisted candidates for the post of Trade Attaché

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates for the post of Trade Attaché to be posted at RBC, Kolkata, India as detailed below:

    Sl. No.NameEIDInterview Schedule
    1.Dawa Tshering2101028Date & Time: 05/11/2019 (8:30 AM)

    Venue: MoAF Conference Hall

    2.Tenzin Drugyel200501110
    3.Jigme Tenzin200701100
    4.Sherab Wangchuk200505029

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  • AI refresher training course underway in eastern Bhutan

    25 October-7 November 2019, Mongar: The intensive cross cattle breeding program is a top priority for the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector of Lhuentse in the 12th FYP to achieve milk production baseline target of 1450 MT (2017) to 2000 MT (2023), self-sufficiency of dairy products and enhance rural livelihoods.

    To fulfill the aspiration, the Regional Livestock Development Centre-Kanglung and the sector of eastern Bhutan is organising the artificial insemination (AI) refresher training course at Thangrong. The training is aimed at translating the healthier AI knowledge, develop skill of the fresh livestock officials and provide a refresher course to the existing AI technicians. “After availing the training, I will contribute my service towards achieving the objective of the cattle breeding program,” shared Sherub Thinley, the extension officer of Lhuentse. He hopes that the training will help participants to bring better performance of AI and intensification of crossbred cattle progenies for dairy farmers.

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