• Vacancy Announcement

    The National Dairy Research Centre, under Department of Livestock, MoAF, Yusipang is pleased to invite applications from the interested Bhutanese Nationals for the following post:

     The applicant fulfilling the following criteria may kindly apply to the Program Director, National Dairy Research Centre, Yusipang on or before 25th June, 2018 at 11.00am. For Further clarification please contact @77209505/17116976/17116983 during office hours.

    The following documents should be attached during the time of submission of application
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  • Training on Sustainable Land Management conducted at Tsirang

    Bamboo check dams built by participantsTsirang, 5-7 June: A three-days training on Sustainable Land Management was conducted at Tsholingkhar gewog for thirty-two participants from Tsholingkhar Toe and Maed Chewog. It was aimed to educate and train the local communities in all aspects of sustainable land management (SLM) who then can use the knowledge in sustainable crop production and combating land degradation.

    Participants were introduced to various measures and technologies related to SLM practices in degraded agriculture lands and community forests. Practical exercises were also organised to provide hands-on-training to farmers.

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  • Bhutan Biodiversity Portal Award Winners

    The National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) is pleased to announce the winners of the Bhutan Biodiversity Portal Top Observer Awards and the recent Wild River BioBlitz competition.

    “We have two exceptional Bhutan Biodiversity Portal users and we wanted to acknowledge their contribution through the Top Observer Awards” said Mrs. Sangay Dema, Principal Biodiversity Officer at NBC.

    The winners of the Bhutan Biodiversity Portal Top Observer awards are Mr. Tandin Wangchuk from Trashigang Forest Division who uploaded 2353 observations. Our second winner is Mr. Phuentsho from Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park (JSWNP) who uploaded 1982 observations.

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  • Organic Agriculture Write Shop Ongoing

    norden16 to 8 June, 2018, Thimphu: A write shop on a Flagship Program on Organic Agriculture (OA) titled “Supporting organic sector development towards food security and livelihood” is being held in the Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Serbethang, Thimphu from 6 to 8thJune, 2018. The write shop was facilitated by the National Organic Programme (NOP) under the ARDC-Yusipang, Department of Agriculture (DoA) with budgetary support from the Policy Planning Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF).  It is being participated by the Flagship program’s focal officials from different agencies within the DoA, Department of Livestock, Department of Forest and Park Services, Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives, Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority and National Biodiversity Centre.

    The main objectives of the write shop were to develop a comprehensive plan and a concept paper for the Flagship program on OA, which is expected to be implemented in the 12th Five Year Plan (FYP).  The flagship program will be over and above the normal 12th FYP of the NOP which will be implemented in all the twenty Dzongkhags focussing on potential organic commodities comprising of crops, livestock commodities and Non-wood Forest Products.  The flagship program will also preferably be carried out in potential Geogs. Apart from organic productions, certifications, processing and marketing; the program will also focus on in-country organic inputs productions such as bio-fertilizers, bio-pesticides, organic seeds, organic feed and fodder. Other plans are to establish some important infrastructures such as labs, storage facilities, supply of organic farm inputs, carry out research and development activities, public advocacy and capacity building of stakeholders.

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  • Vacancies at ICIMOD

    ICIMODThe following positions are vacant at ICIMOD. These vacancies are currently active on their website and they are accepting applications from suitable candidates. Interested candidates can apply using their online application system. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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