• Call for papers: Bhutan Journal of Animal Science (BJAS)

    The Bhutan Journal of Animal Science invites papers for the upcoming Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2021. The manuscript/paper can be submitted via email to bjaseditorial2017@gmail.com.

    The email must bear the subject line “BJAS: Paper Submission”. If you face problems with paper submission, please feel free to contact the Editor-in-Chief (jigmewangdi@moaf.gov.bt).

    A manuscript submitted to BJAS will be deemed acceptable only if they have not been published or is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. The last date of paper submission is 31 December 2020.

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  • REDD+ Project Supervision Mission Meeting

    31- 6 August, Thimphu: The Department of Forests & Park Services (DoFPS) held a week long virtual project supervision mission meeting starting from 31st July to 6th August, 2020 with the team from Word Bank offices based in Washington DC, New Delhi and the Bhutan Country Office. The supervision mission visit lead by Ms. Andrea Kutter, the Technical Task leader, World Bank, is held annually to follow up and review progress on the implementation of the Bhutan REDD+ Readiness Preparation Program.

    The Project is financed through the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) of World Bank. The grant of US$3.8 million became effective on March 19, 2015 and closed in June, 2020. In March 2017, the FCPF Participants Committee (PC) approved the MTR (Mid-term Review Report) of the Project along with proposal for additional funding of US$4.8 million in support of Bhutan’s REDD+ Readiness Program. The RGOB and the World Bank signed the Additional Funding Grant Agreement on February 9, 2018. The Grant closes on December, 2021. The Project Development Objective is to build the national capacity of Bhutan to engage in REDD+ efforts at the national as well as international levels, through strengthened policies, increased knowledge on REDD+, and enhanced data availability on forests and forest management. The project is coordinated by the REDD+ Secretariat based in the Watershed Management Division of the DoFPS

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  • Vacancy for Specialist Head

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce vacancy for the following Specialist Positions under Department of Agriculture (DoA) as detailed below:

    Sl. NoPosition Title & LevelQualificationPlace of PostingNo. of Slots
    1Specialist HeadMSc. in relevant fieldNSSC Semtokha1
    2Specialist HeadMSc. in relevant fieldARDC Wengkhar1

    Interested in-service civil servants who meet the eligible criteria may apply.

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  • Vacancy Re-Announcement for Animal Attendant

    Rural Development Training Centre, Zhemgang under Ministry of Agriculture & Forest is pleased to re-announce the following post:

    Sl.No.Position TitleCategoryNo. of postAge LimitSexRemarks
    1Animal AttendantESP118-50Preferable maleContract

    The interested candidates may apply to the Director II, RDTC, Zhemgang latest by 20th August 2020 during office hour. The following documents should be submitted at the time of submission of the application. Continue reading  Post ID 12598

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