• Call for submission of articles for RNR-Magazine 2019

    ICTD is in the process of bringing out the 9th issue of the RNR-Magazine (Sanam Drupdrey) which will be published in February 2019.

    Therefore, we would like to request you all to kindly send your articles on success stories, breakthroughs, cultivation tips or any write-up related to the RNR Sector to ictd@moaf.gov.bt on or before 5 November 2018 for further action.

    Please note the following few points:

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  • Quotation for translation of Pesticides Rules, 2018 into Dzongkha

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu is pleased to invite the sealed bid quotation from eligible Bhutanese Legal Consultancy Firm for translation of English version of the Pesticides Rules, 2018 into Dzongkha. The quotation can be submitted to the Procurement Section of the Ministry during the Office hour as per the following terms and conditions:

    The sealed quotation should be submitted to the Director, Directorate Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests on or before 18th September, 2018 before 2.00PM and the same will opened on the same date;

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  • Call for Papers: Bhutan Journal of Animal Science

    The Department of Livestock cordially invites authors to submit papers to the upcoming Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019 of Bhutan Journal of Animal Science. The manuscript/paper can be submitted via email to kesangwangchuk@rocketmail.com. The email must bear the subject line “BJAS: Paper Submission”. If you face problems with paper submission, please feel free to contact the Editor-in-Chief (kesangwangchuk@rocketmail.com). A Manuscript submitted to BJAS will be deemed acceptable only if they have not been published or is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. The last date of paper submission is 17 December, 2018.

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  • Re-Vacancy Announcement

    Thimphu Forest Division, DoFPS is pleased to invite applications from the interested Bhutanese nationals for following post: The application should be submitted latest by 07/09/2018 to Adm section under Thimphu Forest Division.

    The interested Bhutanese citizens may submit the application along with filled up RCSC employment form attached with security clearance, medical certificate and citizenship identity card. For your further clarification, please contact administration section at 02-322452 during office hours.

    Sl#PostCategory No.of post Age Limit(Years)Place of posting
    1GardenerESP118-50Ludrong Memorial Garden
    2GardenerESP218-50Nursery Centre, Nizerkha
    3GardenerESP118-50Floriculture & Amenity Landscaping Center, Dechenchoeling,

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  • AMC officially released four books on Farm Mechanization

    12 September, Thimphu: The Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC) officially released four books on farm mechanization yesterday. The Honourable Director, DoA officially signed and released the books in presence of Program Director, AMC, chiefs and officials from AMC at the chamber of Director, Department of Agriculture. The books were on Farm Mechanization Need Assessment Survey Report, Power Tiller Mechanic Training for National Certificate Levele-2, Power Tiller Operation Training for National Certificate Level-2 and Quality Management Manual.

    The result of the Farm Mechanization Need Assessment Survey, analysis and the outcome is expected to be consistent with the actual needs, and thus strengthen the farm mechanization interventions. The shift in the approach is a step to revolutionize farm mechanization making it vibrant and ensuring relevance. The outcome of the survey was launched with objectives to identify the difficulties faced in farming, which can be addressed by farm mechanization interventions and it will form a guide and focus for the 12th five-year plan. The survey was conducted by involving over 100 farmers in each Dzongkhags.

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