• Expression of Interest

    The Policy and Planning Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests would like to invite local consulting firms to submit their Expression of Interest for the following assignment:

    • Evaluation of National Poultry Development Program in Bhutan

    The TOR can be collected from the PPD, MoAF or can be downloaded from link below. The EoI should be submitted to PPD, MoAF before 12.00 noon on 17th February 2015 and will be opened on the same day at 2.30 pm.

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  • Budget Call Notification for FY 2015-16

    The Department of National Budget, Ministry of Finance, has circulated the Budget Call Notification for the financial year 2015-16 vide letter No.MoF/Budget Call12015-161644 dated 7th January 2014.

    In this regard, in continuation to the Ministry’s letter No.AFD-adm/22/3181 dated 10th January 2014, and as informed in the 70th RNR GNH Committee Meeting dated 27th January 2014, I would like to request Departments and Agencies to submit the budget proposal of your respective Departments/Agencies for FY 2015-16 to the AFD on or before 28th February 2015.

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  • Inauguration of Wildlife Clinic and Laboratory

    opening of wildlife clinic and lab by SecretaryJanuary 30, Thimphu: The Hon’ble Secretary, Dasho Tenzin Dhendup accompanied by the Director General of Department of Forests and Park Services, Mr. Chencho Norbu, inaugurated the first Wildlife Clinic and Laboratory at Taba. This unit will provide timely and reliable services to the injured wild animals.

    The unit consists of clinic and laboratory which will treat the injured and diseased wild animals. The laboratory will carry out research and experiment to avoid zoonotic diseases from spreading to humans while also treating the injured wild animals. The injured animals are kept and looked after in an enclosure. Currently, the centre is nursing a bear and a deer for their injuries.

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  • Hon’ble Lyonpo Visits Lower Kheng and Sarpang

    The Hon'ble Minister with Dasho Dzongrab of Zhemgang
    The Hon’ble Minister with Dasho Dzongrab of Zhemgang

    The hon’ble minister for agriculture and forests visited and met the local government leaders and RNR extension agents in lower Kheng and Sarpang. During the visit, the hon’ble minister emphasized the need to achieve the goal of food security. He highlighted the three prevalent issues of human wildlife conflict, farm labor shortage, and lack of access to market.

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  • Notification on Award of Contract

    Based on the approval of the Ministerial Tender Committee (MTC), the Department of Agriculture is pleased to notify all bidders who had participated in the “Notice Inviting Tenders” for the Construction of Kuchi-Diana Irrigation Scheme under Samtse Dzongkhag that the contract will be awarded to the following successful bidder:

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