• Forest Engagement Note on “Pathways for Sustainable Forest Management and Socio-equitable Economic Development” launched

    2 October Thimphu: The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests (MoAF) in collaboration with the World Bank jointly launched the Forest Engagement Note for Bhutan titled “Pathways for Sustainable Forest Management and Socio-equitable Economic Development”. His Excellency, Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor, MoAF graced the event as the Chief Guest. His Excellency jointly launched the note along with Dr. Mercy Miyang Tombon, Country Director for Bangladesh and Bhutan, Dasho Rinzin Dorji, Hon’ble Secretary, MoAF and Resident Representative of World Bank Office, Bhutan.

    The launch event was organised to present the diagnostics and key findings of the forest note to a broad audience in Bhutan, including policymakers, civil society, academia, and private sector and to initiate a dialogue intended to enrich the broader recommendations outlined in the Note and to identify other key policy gaps and opportunities in the forest sector.

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  • Vacancy Re-announcement for Night Guard/Sweeper

    The Regional Poultry Breeding Centre, Paro under DoL, MoAF is please to invite applications from eligible Bhutanese nationals for the vacant post:

    Sl. No.Name of PostCategoryAge LimitNo. of PostPlace of Posting
    1Night Guard/SweeperESP18-50 years old1 NoRPBC, Paro

    The application should be submitted to ADM section, RPBC, Paro on or before, 28th October, 2019 at 3:00 PM along with the following documents: Continue reading  Post ID 11608

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  • Tender for supply of 75 HP TRACTOR

    Sealed tenders are invited from the eligible suppliers for the supply 75 HP TRACTOR

    Tender document may be downloaded from our website www.amc.gov.bt or from here. The last date of submission of tender is on 12th November 2019 before 11 AM and will be opened on the same day at 3 PM at office of the Program Director, AMC, Bondey, Paro.

    The Tender document should be accompanied with 2% of the quoted value as earnest money in the form of demand draft/Cash Warrant/Bank Guarantee.

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  • Nomadic Health campaign begins in Merak

    The 3rd nomadic health campaign which is conducted annually in Merak and Sakteng kicked off in Merak on 7th October organized Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary. A team from Bhutan foundation led by Mrs. Daphne Hoch Cunningham who is one of the board members and her family and two officials from Thimphu attended the campaign. Unlike the past campaign, this year in addition to the free health services and awareness programs provided by the health officials, community animal birth control (CABC) and animal diseases surveillance program are also provided by the livestock officials to the nomads of Merak and Sakteng. Free medical outreach services like screening for IUD, HIV, HepB, Diabetes, and cervical cancers were provided in addition to the general checkup. As there is an increasing population of Feral dogs and Merak and Sakteng, the team from livestock sector led by the District livestock officer vaccinated majority of the dogs in Merak. Similar programs will also be conducted in Sakteng from 11th to 12th October, 2019.

    The program is funded by Bhutan Foundation.

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  • Selected candidates for ESP

    The National Jersey Breeding Centre, Samtse is pleased to announce selected candidates for the post of ESP as detailed below.

    Sl.No.Name of CandidatesCID No.Post Applied forPlace of Posting Average score in 100%Remarks
    1Dil Bdr Chhetri11212003105Pasture AttendantNJBC, Samtse75.17Selected
    2Tika Devi Chapagai11108001125Pasture AttendantNJBC, Samtse89.83Selected
    3Tandin11211000259Pasture AttendantNJBC, Samtse64.67Not Selected
    4Om Bdr Chhetri11212003104Pasture AttendantNJBC, Samtse77.50Selected
    5Dhan Bahadur Kami11213002808Night GuardNJBC, Samtse77.17Selected

    The selected candidates should report to the office of the Farm Manager, NJBC, Samtse on 14th October, 2019 for further completion of formalities & forwarding of necessary documents to the HRD, MoAF, Thimphu for necessary appointment.

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