• SLANT -Bhutan write-shop in Paro

    11-13 May, Paro: The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER) and the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has been implementing the project “Sloping lands in transition: Participatory research on landscape management for forest ecosystem service provision and adaptation-SLANT” supported by Government of Austria since 2016.

    As part of the final phase of the project, a write-shop was conducted by UWICER and CIFOR to synthesize the results of the project and prepare materials for dissemination to policy makers, forestry professionals and the communities of the research sites. Another objective of the write-shop was to review the overall project experiences and to chalk out the activities for the second phase of the project.

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  • Vacancy Re-Announcement for Driver

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to re-announce vacancy for the following post under Department of Livestock on consolidated contract for the duration of three years:

    Sl. No.PostNo.of PostsQualificationAgency
    1Driver (Hilux)1Class VIII passed with driving licenseNational Veterinary Hospital, Motithang, Thimphu

    Interested applicants fulfilling the above mentioned eligibility criteria may apply to Human Resource Division (DoL), MoAF latest by 27th May, 2019.  Applicants with relevant qualifications/training and work experience shall be given preference for the purpose of short listing.  Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be called to the selection interview.

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  • Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) for Value Chain Study

    The Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives under Ministry of Agriculture and Forests financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the [1. Value Chain Study on Buckwheat 2. Value Chain Study on Maize], and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

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  • Junior Ranger club launched at Sakteng lower secondary school

    9 May, Trashigang: Junior Ranger club has been launched at Sakteng lower secondary school on 9th May, coinciding with the monthly cleaning campaign. Based on the International Red Panda Network program, the aim of Junior Ranger clubs is to involve youth in learning biodiversity and its importance with emphasis on red panda conservation and research. Twenty students listened to SWS staff talk about red pandas, watched videos and learnt the importance of Red panda in biodiversity conservation. Students were given activity books to draw and color the red pandas to make them aware about the basic features of Red panda like their ecology and diet. The day concluded with the presentation of a certificates to confirm their role as junior rangers.

    With this, the management of Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary has launched two Junior ranger club in both Merak and Sakteng school to foster positive attitudes towards the conservation of our biodiversity and to promote citizen scientist-based conservation.

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  • Invitation of Bids for FY 2019-2020

    The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER), Department of Forests and Park Services, Bumthang is pleased to invite sealed bids from eligible Bhutanese suppliers, workshops and IT firms for the supply of office stationery, equipments and materials, Computers and Maintenance, vehicle maintenance and spare parts, Vehicle Hiring, Hardware items, printing and publication and catering services.

    A complete set of bidding documents can be downloaded from the website www.uwice.gov.bt from 14 May, 2019. The last date for submission of bid is on or before June 10, 2019 at 11:30am at UWICER, Bumthang and the bid should be accompanied by the bid Security as per given in the documents.

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