• Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) for Value Chain Study

    The Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives under Ministry of Agriculture and Forests financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the [1. Value Chain Study on Buckwheat 2. Value Chain Study on Maize], and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

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  • Junior Ranger club launched at Sakteng lower secondary school

    9 May, Trashigang: Junior Ranger club has been launched at Sakteng lower secondary school on 9th May, coinciding with the monthly cleaning campaign. Based on the International Red Panda Network program, the aim of Junior Ranger clubs is to involve youth in learning biodiversity and its importance with emphasis on red panda conservation and research. Twenty students listened to SWS staff talk about red pandas, watched videos and learnt the importance of Red panda in biodiversity conservation. Students were given activity books to draw and color the red pandas to make them aware about the basic features of Red panda like their ecology and diet. The day concluded with the presentation of a certificates to confirm their role as junior rangers.

    With this, the management of Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary has launched two Junior ranger club in both Merak and Sakteng school to foster positive attitudes towards the conservation of our biodiversity and to promote citizen scientist-based conservation.

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  • Invitation of Bids for FY 2019-2020

    The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER), Department of Forests and Park Services, Bumthang is pleased to invite sealed bids from eligible Bhutanese suppliers, workshops and IT firms for the supply of office stationery, equipments and materials, Computers and Maintenance, vehicle maintenance and spare parts, Vehicle Hiring, Hardware items, printing and publication and catering services.

    A complete set of bidding documents can be downloaded from the website www.uwice.gov.bt from 14 May, 2019. The last date for submission of bid is on or before June 10, 2019 at 11:30am at UWICER, Bumthang and the bid should be accompanied by the bid Security as per given in the documents.

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  • Developing competency-based framework for Livestock Production Officers

    8-11 May, Paro-The Department of Livestock under the directives of Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) is conducting four days consultation workshop to develop competency-based framework for Livestock Production Officers (LPOs).

    Competency-based Framework (CBF), an initiative of RCSC organised in collaboration with Singapore Polytechnic and Temasek Foundation International, Singapore will institute a structured approach for capacity development of public servants. It is aimed to identify skill needs of employees, assist continuous development and professionalise the public servants to deliver responsibilities effectively and efficiently.

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  • Bird Flu notification

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests would like to notify the general public that the Bird Flu (HPAI H5N1) outbreak at Dhamdara, Phuentsholing, Chukha Dzongkhag detected on 10 April 2019 has been successfully contained and no further cases have been detected so far. It is also to inform that there is no risk for sale and consumption of poultry and poultry products originating from the outbreak areas of Chukha Dzongkhag.

    The Ministry would like to inform the public that Bhutan is now free of Bird Flu.

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