• Workshop on National Organic Standards and Guarantee System held

    ParticipantsNovember 15-16, Thimphu: Around 35 participants representing the Bhutan Standards Bureau, private sector and business enterprises along with officials from the Ministry came together to consult and finalise the National Organic Standards and Guarantee System.

    A resource person from the International Federation for Organic Agriculture Movement facilitated the workshop at the agriculture conference hall.

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  • Field guide for fishes of western region launched

    The Hon'ble Sanam Lyonpo launched the field guideNovember 15, Thimphu: A field guide listing 104 freshwater fish species of western Bhutan has been launched. It covers the detailed taxonomic position, quality photographs, distribution maps, present conservation status and local names of species belonging to 16 families and 47 genera.

    Out of 104 species, the book includes 57 news species recorded in Bhutan along with 11 nonnative fish species introduced in various parts of the country for commercial purposes.

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  • Vacancies: Animal and Pasture Attendants, Lhuentse

    The Native Poultry and Heifer Breeding Centre, Sertsam, Lhuentse, under Department of Livestock, MoAF is please to invite applications from Bhutanese Nationals for the following posts:


    Interested Bhutanese nationals may apply to the undersigned latest by 11 December 2017 along with the following documents:

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  • Vacancy announcement

    The Calf Rearing Centre, Wangkha, Chhukha under the Department of Livestock is pleased to invite application from eligible Bhutanese national for the following posts under ESP Category.

    Sl. no. Positions Position Category Post Vacant Qualificat-ion Place of posting Remarks
    1 Animal Attendants ESP 4 Not required CRC, Wangkha Should be interested to works with Cattle. Past experiences in the field of Cattle management would be given preferences.
    2 Pasture Attendants ESP 4 Not required CRC, Wangkha Should be interested to works with Cattle/Pasture Field. Past works experiences in the related field would be given preferences.


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  • Climate Smart Agriculture Country Profile launched

    The Hon'ble Sanam Lyonpo and representatives launching the CSA profileNovember 14, Thimphu: The Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) profile has been launched to improve the integration of agriculture development and climate responsiveness.

    CSA is one of the key strategies identified as adaptation towards the potential impacts of climate change (CC) to the RNR Sector. It aims to achieve food security and broader development goals under a changing climate and increasing food demand.

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