• RNR Newsletter Vol. VIII Issue No. IV

    16- 30 April 2020

    The RNR Newsletter (16- 30 April Vol. VIII Issue no IV) covers the story on Sampheling “The Best Livestock Performing Gewog” under Chhukha Dzongkhag in 2018-2019, Protein-rich Rajma Beans from Serthig gewog ready to hit the Market and Ngangteng farmers under Boomdeling gewog adopts staggered vegetable production.

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  • Organic Fertilizer demand for FY2020-21

    NSSC is processing to procure and supply organic fertilizer for National Organic Flagship Program. As such, the Centre is in the process of compiling the requirement for the FY2020-21. Therefore, the Centre Programs/Commodity Coordinators are requested to indent your demand for organic fertilizer with NSSC on or before 30th May, 2020. This is to inform all that the Centre is not going to entertain any indent after the mentioned date.

    Since the Centre does not have storage shed, the indent will be reached to your respective places by the production units and accordingly settle the bill along with the transportation charges. Your indent may be submitted in the format attached as per the fertilizers list attached.

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  • Letter of intention to award

    This is to notify you that, it is our intention to award the contract for your bid dated (17/03/20) for  execution of the Construction of Distribution Network of Tharaykhola Irrigation Scheme, under Norbugang Gewog, Samtse Dzongkhag for the contract price of Nu. 63,32,354.60 (Sixty three lakhs thirty two thousand three hundred fifty four and chetrum sixty) only as corrected and modified in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. The firms may like to seek clarification if any within 10 days from the date of receipt of this letter.

    -DoA

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  • Request for Expressions of Interest (REDD+ Readiness)

    Proposals are invited for expression of interest (EoI) for national consultancy firms for developing the Investment and Implementation Proposal for the implementation of the National REDD+ Strategy & Action Plan of Bhutan as per the details below:

    NAME OF THE PROJECTBhutan REDD+ Readiness-AF of World Bank
    FUNDING AGENCYWorld Bank
    ASSIGNMENT TITLEDevelopment of Investment and Implementation Proposal (IIP) for the implementation of the National REDD+ Strategy & Action Plan of Bhutan
    REFERENCE NUMBERBT-WMD-169084-CS-CQS

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  • Two new species of snails discovered from Bhutan

    Tricula montana

    A team comprising of officials from the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Serbithang, Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER), Bumthang, and the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, the Netherlands published two snail species new to science in ZooKeys in April 2020 (https://zookeys.pensoft.net/article/49987/). Two Erhaia species described from Bhutan are Erhaia jannei Gittenberger & Stelbrink and Erhaia pelkiae Gittenberger & Gyeltshen. The species are confirmed using DNA sequencing along with morphological descriptions.

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