• Quotation call for office canteen

    Interested Bhutanese holding valid trade licence are invited to submit a sealed quotation for food items for one year (September 01, 2020 to August 31, 2021) to the Program Director, National Highland Research & Development Centre (NHRDC- Jakar), Bumthang on or before  August 19, 2020, till 10:30 PM during office hours. The sealed quotation will be open on the same date at 2:30 PM in the NHRDC conference hall.

    Kindly download the tender form for food items and terms and conditions from the MoAF website / Nhrdc Jakar Facebook page or visit the office for the availing tender form at the rate Nu. 300/form. For further clarification/query please contact +97503631194(o)/ +97517623710 during office hours.

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  • Vacancy re-announcement for Chief Dzongkhag Livestock Officer

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to re-announce vacancy for the following post under Department of Livestock as detailed below:

    S/  No.Position TitlePosition LevelNo.of PostQualificationPlace of PostingSuper Structure
    1Chief Dzongkhag Livestock OfficerP1 A3B.Sc in Animal ScienceMongar Dzongkhag
    Thimphu Dzongkhag
    Chhukha Dzongkhag
    Technical Service

     

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  • National REDD+ Strategy & Action Plan of Bhutan launched

    31 July, Thimphu: Coinciding with the World Rangers Day 2020, the Watershed Management Division (REDD+ Secretariat) launched the National REDD+ Strategy & Action Plan of Bhutan. The launching ceremony was graced by Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture & Forests (MoAF), Royal Government of Bhutan along with Hon’ble Members of the Parliament, Departmental Heads of MoAF and other invited dignitaries.

    REDD+ stands for reducing emission from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of sustainable management of forests, conservation and enhancement of forest carbon stocks. It is a mechanism under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) designed to provide financial support for efforts put in by developing countries to reduce deforestation and forest degradation and enhance carbon sequestration. However, for countries to participate in the REDD+ mechanism, the National REDD+ Strategy, National Forest Monitoring System, National Forest Reference Emission Level and Safeguard Information System have to be developed as part of the REDD+ Readiness.

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  • Haa celebrates World Rangers Day

    31 July, Haa: The Hon’ble Agriculture Secretary, Dasho Rinzin Dorji graced the World Rangers Day celebration at the Jigme Khesar Strict Nature ReserveHaa yesterday. He awarded new gosa or insignia to the officials introduced by the Department of Forests and Park Services to celebrate rangers.

    Around 38 rangers from Paro and Haa were present along with Dasho Dzongda and other senior officials.

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