• Ministry and DHI join hands to enhance dairy value chain

    Thimphu: The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and Koufuku International Limited (KIL), a subsidiary of Druk Holding and Investments (DHI) signed an agreement to implement the project activities for dairy value chain under the Commercial Agriculture and Resilient Livelihoods Enhancement Programme on December 4.

    According to a spokesperson, one ultra high temperature plant and a processing unit in Deothang, Samdrup Jongkhar and a medium scale cheese processing unit in Nanglam, Pemagatshel will be established under the joint venture.

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  • 5th PSC meeting for EU-TCP held

    5 December, Thimphu: The fifth project steering committee (PSC) meeting for EU-Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) in support of RNR Sector was held under the chairmanship of the Hon’ble Agriculture Secretary Dasho Rinzin Dorji. The meeting shared the progress and financial status among others.

    The project, the first of its kind in the Ministry was aimed at improving the skills and knowledge of the RNR staff in terms of agriculture, livestock, forest, market, management and administration.

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  • Vacancy for Farm attendants

    The Brown Swiss Cattle Farm, Bathpalathang, Bumthang under the Department of Livestock is pleased to re-invite application from eligible Bhutanese national aged between 18-50 years for the following posts under ESP Category.

    PositionsPosition CategoryPost VacantQualificationPlace of postingRemarks
    Farm  attendantsESP4Not requiredBrown swiss Cattle farm, BumthangShould be interested to works with animals and in Pasture field. Past experiences in the field of Cattle management would be given preferences.

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  • NOFP participates during World Soil Day celebration

    Trashiyangste: The National Organic Flagship Programme (NOFP) participated in celebrating the World Soil Day on 5 December at Khamdang gewog with a theme, ‘Stop Erosion Save Our Future’.

    NOFP as an exhibitor sensitized the public on NOFP and the importance of going organic. NOFP interacted with hundreds of farmers gathered for celebrations making them better understand about the organic farming. The organic agriculture plays a vital role in sustaining our fertile land for future generations.

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