• Building CSIs capacity on food safety licensing and certification

    3-6 August, Tsirang: Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) is organizing a four-day awareness training on food safety licensing and certification requirements for agro-based Cottage and Small Industries (CSI). A total of twenty six participants consisting of representatives from CSIs based in Tsirang, agriculture extension official and BAFRA officials are attending the training.

    During the opening session, Gyem Bidha, the Chief of Food Safety and Quality Division highlighted the importance of CSIs in nation’s economic growth and improving the livelihood of rural population. She emphasized on the significance of meeting the food safety legal requirements for operating any kind of food business and certification to Bhutanese agro-based products for better market.

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  • Tender for supply of laptops and photocopy machine

    The Project Management Unit, Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to advertise the tender for supply of 16 laptops and one photocopy machine. The interested bidders are requested to submit the sealed bids as per the information provided in the bid datasheet.

     The documents can be downloaded from the website freely from 6/08/20 onwards. The last date for the submission of the tender is 17/08/20 on or before 10.30 am and will be opened on the same day at 11.00 am. For details, please call in 17271214 during office hours.

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  • Vacancy Re-Announcement for Specialist Head

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to re-announce the following position under the Department of Livestock (DoL) as detailed below:

    Sl. No. 
    Position Title & Level
    Place of Posting 
    No.of Slots
    Super Structure
    1Specialist Head (ES3-ES1)MSc.Animal Science with specialized training in relevant fieldNational Research and Development Centre for Animal Nutrition, Bumthang1Technical Services


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  • Selection Result for Driver III

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the selection interview result for the post of Driver III, O4A for National Research and Development Centre for Riverine and Lake Fisheries, Haa & National Dairy Research & Development Centre, Yusipang under Department of Livestock held on July 29, 2020 at HRD Conference Hall on consolidated contract for the duration of 3 years as detailed below:

    Sl. NoName CID No.Total MarksRemarks
    1Tashi Gyeltshen1080200146970.5Selected
    2Nedup Dorji1151600021870.1Selected
    3Kencho Dorji1030500122765.5Standby
    4Ajay Rai1121600269261.8Standby
    5Jas Man Subba11304000440ABSENT
    6Samdup Dorji10705004474

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  • 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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