• Notice inviting quotation

    The Procurement section, Administration and Finance Division, Ministry of Agriculture & Forest invites sealed bids from interested national travel/ticketing agents having valid license. The detail information regarding the terms and condition can be downloaded at free of cost or may be collected from Procurement Section, MoAF.

    The Sealed quotation must be submitted in hard copy on or before 23/8/2018 by11.00 AM and the same will be opened on the same day at 11.30 AM (BST) in presence of the interested bidders or their representative in the chamber of Procurement section, MoAF. The preference shall be given to the bidder offering the cheapest and the most direct route with confirmed booking on the specified date of travel.

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  • Farmers’ Field Day on Bhutan’s Traditional Maize Phenotypic Diversity

    Trashigang: In the face of the emerging challenge of climate change and in the quest to understand the traditional maize diversity of Bhutan, the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) and the Scuola Superiore Sant Anna (SSSA) University in Italy in collaboration with the Agriculture and Research Development Centres (ARDC) in Wengkhar and Khangma and the Farm Machinery Corporation Limited (FMCL), Norzinthang, initiated phenotypic diversity studies of maize genetic resources of Bhutan since April 2018.

    A total of 142 maize landraces, traditional maize varieties that were grown by our farmers for centuries, were collected by NBC from 17 Dzongkhags and grown together in one field in Norzinthang, Trashigang since April 2018. By the last week of July, majority of the varieties had reached late maturity stage and were ready for assessment.

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  • Vacancy re-announcement

    The management of ARDC Samtenling is pleased to re-announce the vacancy for the following positions.

    Interested candidates may apply to the Administrative Section, ARDC Samtenling Sarpang. The following documents should be submitted along with the application.

    1. RCSC Employment Form (ANNEXURE 4/1 of BCSR 2018)
    2. Copy of Citizenship Card.
    3. Copy of Security Clearance (valid).
    4. Medical Fitness Certificate (valid).
    5. No objection certificate ( if employed)
    6. Two recent passport sized photographs.

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  • Bhutan’s 2nd dog population survey shows remarkable progress in canine management program

    Thimphu: Humane Society International (HSI) in a joint project with the Department of Livestock, Bhutan has conducted its second dog population survey in Bhutan since 2009, when the country’s National Dog Population Management and Rabies Control Project (NDPMRCP) was launched. Approximately 85,000 dogs in Bhutan have undergone sterilisation and anti-rabies vaccination till date.

    After researchers analyse the results, they will be able to determine the pet population per 100 humans. The findings will be crucial for designing responsible pet ownership and community engagement programs.

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