• Vacancy announcement postponed

    ARDC, Bajo would like to inform that the vacancy announcement vide our letter No. ARDC-Bajo/ADM-07/2020-2021/166 dated October 07, 2020 for recruitment of Farm Attendant at Chhimipang Royal Project, Punakha and Laboratory Attendant at ARDSC, Tsirang is hereby postponed until further notice. For any further queries, please call us at landline No.(02) 481209/481260 or mobile number 17831859/77446407

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  • Vacancy Re-Announcement for Chief Veterinary Officer

    As per the decision of 447th HRC Meeting held on 30th September, 2020, the Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to re-announce for the P1 management position as detailed below:

    S/No.Position TitlePosition LevelNo.of PostQualificationPlace of PostingSuper Structure
    1Chief Veterinary OfficerP1 A1B.Sc/BVSc & AHAnimal Health Division, Department of LivestockTechnical Service

     

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  • Two new orchid species discovered from Bhutan

    Two new orchid species namely, Chiloschista densiflora and Chiloschista himalaica were discovered from Bhutan by a team from the National Biodiversity Centre, College of Natural Resources and the Department of Forests and Park Services.

    Chiloschista densiflora was discovered from Zhemgang in 2014. The sample is deposited at the National Herbarium under the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) and cultivated at the Royal Botanical Garden Serbithang. And is named in reference to the densely flowered inflorescences.

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  • Press Release on World Food Day

    Thimphu: The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) will commemorate World Food Day 2020 on a theme “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our Actions are our Future” on 16 October.

    The event is a joint effort among the MoAF, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP) and other partners.  Amidst the global health crisis of COVID-19, the event is an opportunity to reflect on this year’s theme while working together to address issues related to food, nutrition, agriculture and overall health and well-being of the citizens.

    Each year, the World Food Day is observed coinciding with the founding day of the FAO. World Food Day 2020 also marks the 75th anniversary of FAO in an exceptional moment as countries around the world deal with the widespread effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The day is being marked just a week after WFP, the largest humanitarian organization and the first responder on the frontlines of hunger, food insecurity and disasters was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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