• Capacity building on inspection and quality control of fortified rice

    Practical session at Charo Tshongdrel Rice Mill, Phuentsholing

    13-15 November, Phuentsholing: Seventeen BAFRA officials and four quality control officials from the Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL) are attending hands on training on inspection and quality control of fortified rice at Hotel Palm. The training is aimed at enhancing capacity building of BAFRA and FCBL to ensure quality of fortified rice throughout the supply chain of school feeding program.

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  • Mushroom spawn production equipment inaugurated

    15 October, Thimphu: His Excellency, Mr. Shingo Miyamoto, the Minister for Economic and Development , Embassy of Japan based in India inaugurated the mushroom spawn production equipment at the National Mushroom Centre.

    The equipment including sawdust crusher mill, high temperature and pressure cubic steriliser, moisture analyser, hot air oven, electronic balance, deep freezer and refrigerated van were procured from the grant assistance for grassroots human security project (GGP), Embassy of Japan in March-May 2018. They cost around Nu. 6.59 M out of which Nu. 4.67 M were funded by GGP based on the agreement signed between GGP and the Department of Agriculture (DoA) in March 2017. The new set of equipment replaced the 29 years old set which were procured during 1989-1990.

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  • Invitation for airfare Quotation

    The National Biodiversity Centre is pleased to invite airfares from eligible ticketing firm for the following sectors:

    SNRouteDateClass
    1.Paro- Delhi- Bopal (Raja Bhoj International Airport)17th December, 2019Economy
    2.Bopal (Raja Bhoj International Airport) – Delhi- Paro23rd December, 2019Economy

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  • RNR Extension Manual 2020

    ICTD is in the process of compiling the information for the RNR Extension Manual 2020. Therefore, we would like to request all the departments/agencies to kindly furnish updates of technical and any other information such as contact details and office name pertaining to your respective offices by referring to the Manual 2019.

    Please send your changes for incorporation including the comment/feedback, if any, latest by 29 November 2019 at ictd@moaf.gov.bt.

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