• Notification

    In an effort to mainstream import as well as to ensure safety of foods of animal origin which are imported into Bhutan from India, the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Export Inspection Council (EIC) of India wherein, the EIC will henceforth, test and certify such foods that are exported to Bhutan.

    To start with, the BAFRA and EIC discussed and agreed on the certification requirements of Bhutan for export of Dry Fish and Frozen Chicken to Bhutan.

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  • Apiculture Research and Development Consultative Workshop

    beekeeping workshop pic16 June 2017: Officials from Central and Regional Programs, Dzongkhags and beekeeping groups chairman, secretary and treasurers attended a one day workshop on beekeeping on 10 June 2017 at NH-RDC Jakar. The workshop was conducted with financial support from ICIMOD. The workshop had reviewed various beekeeping research and developmental activities of the past and deliberated pertinent issues regarding beekeeping development in the country.

    The workshop after prioritising the beekeeping activities had developed a strategy to accelerate the beekeeping development in the 12th Five Year Plan.

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  • Accelerating Beekeeping for Livestock Extension Agents

    training pic (2)16 June 2017: Livestock Extension Agents (LEA’s) from beekeeping potential areas have successfully attended a five days Training of Trainers (ToT) on modern methods of beekeeping using moveable frame hives from 5 to 9 June 2017 at Bumthang. The training was hosted by NH-RDC Jakar in collaboration with Regional Livestock Development Centres (RLDC’s) Wangdue and Tshimasam with fund support from Government of India (GoI).

    The main objectives of the training were to build the pool of beekeeping expert at the gewog level who will be able to impart the basic training to farmers in their respective areas. With this it is expected that the shortage of trained bee focal person will be mitigated up to some extent and beekeeping development is taken to greater heights.

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  • RNR Newsletter June 2017 (Vol. V Issue No. XI)

    The RNR Newsletter (June Vol. V Issue no XI) covers the personal journey of a forester, his excitement over the introduction to camera trap and the way this new passion added new excitement and adventure to his life. The journey spans over 11 years beginning with the introduction to camera trap in 2006.

    The ICTD hopes that by sharing such inspiring experiences, we hope to motivate the change agents.

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  • Tender Notice: NRDC, Yusipang

    Sealed tenders are invited from the eligible suppliers for supply of the following items for the financial year 2017-2018:

    1. Office Stationery, Hardware, Electrical, Plumbing items, and Animal feeds. (Package I)
    2. Laboratory Chemical, ET, AI consumables & Equipment & LN2 Containers (Package II
    3. Maintenance of vehicles and supply of spare parts, tyre resoling and Tubes  [Package III]

    The tender documents can be collected from the office of the Accounts section, NDRC, Yusipang on payment of Nu. 500 per package (non-refundable) from 15/06/2017 till 14/7/2017 during the office hours. The last date for submission of tender is on or before 2:00Pm on 14 July 2017. It will be opened on the same day at 2:30 pm at NDRC, Complex Yusipang.

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