• Proceedings on Roadmap for Organic Agriculture Policy in Bhutan

    May 22-23, Thimphu: The National Organic Programme (NOP), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Bhutan, supported by ICIMOD is currently in the process of assessing the potential and challenges for Organic Agriculture in Bhutan to support the development of mountain rural livelihoods in the context of socio-economic and climate change. This activity builds on the work already conducted by NOP as well as on the pilots conducted by ICIMOD’s Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas-Himalica, a demand-driven programme financed by the European Union and managed by ICIMOD. Himalica aims to support vulnerable mountain communities in the HKH region to adapt to climate and socio-economic change in selected sites in Bhutan.

    In line with Government of Bhutan’s endeavours to promote organic agriculture, the objective of this assignment is to assess the potential impact of Bhutan’s stated vision of going 100% organic, and its possible impacts on i) environment, ii) economy iii) social development of the country in the short, medium, and long term; and also, iv) to assess the opportunities and challenges for Organic Agriculture as a source of livelihood for local people in Bhutan (including ICIMOD’s pilot sites).

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  • Vacancy for Driver

    The Human Resource Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the following vacancy for the following post on consolidate contract:

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    1 Rural Development Training Centre, Zhemgang Driver (Tractor) O4 A Class VIII Passed with Valid Tractor Driving License/PD License

     

    1 2 Year contract on on consolidated pay of Nu. 8505/- per month.

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  • Notice inviting tender

    National Piggery Research & Development Centre, DoL, MoAF, Gelephu, would like to invite sealed quotations from the eligible suppliers for the supply of the following items for the fiscal year 2017-2018.

    Sl # Particulars Cost of tender EMD
    1 Hardware & Plumbing 500/- 2%
    2 Electrical & Tools/Equipments 500/- 2%
    3 Office supplies/Stationeries 100/- 2%
    4 Computer accessories/maintenance 100/- 2%
    5 Extension kits/uniform 100/- 2%

     

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  • Shortlisted Candidates: ESP- Sarpang- Interview Tuesday 25 July

    As per the vacancy announcement made here on the MoAF website on 12 July, 2017 the following shortlisted applicants are asked to report to attend the selection interview for the post of Animal Attendant and Night Guard cum Office Management details mentioned below:

    sarpang

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  • Shortlisting and Interview Schedule

    The HRD, MoAF would like to announce the shortlisted applicants for the post of Program Director for National Research Center for Aquaculture, Gelephu, National Research Centre for Riverine and Lake Fisheries, Haa and National Highland Research Development Centre, Bumthang. The Post announcement was done vide letter no. MoAF/HRD/DoL/2/2016-2017/4864 dated 14 April 2017. As the minimum required number of applicants was not received, all the three positions were re-announced through the Ministry’s website on 30th June, 2017. The following officials are shortlisted for the posts announced:

    INTERVIEW SCHEDULE:

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