• Hon’ble Agriculture Lyonpo meets Austrian Trade Commissioner to Bhutan

    web 1January 21, Thimphu: The Hon’ble Agriculture Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji met Dr. Oskar Andesner, the Austrian Trade Commissioner to Bhutan based in New Delhi at the Ministry’s conference hall. Also present were the departmental heads for forests, agriculture, livestock and marketing offices.

    Welcoming the Commissioner, Lyonpo informed that Bhutan shares good partnership with Austria particularly in terms of research and forestry. He also acknowledged the Austria’s significant contribution in human resource development and excavation works in the country.

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  • CFMG and NWFP Workshop held

    Untitled-2January 18-19, Paro: The Dzongkhag Administration in Paro organised it’s annual Community Forest Management Group (CFMG) and Non-Wood Forests Product (NWFP) workshop. The workshop was chaired by Mr. Gyeltshen Drukpa, Chief Forestry Officer of the Social Forestry & Extension Division of Department of Forests and Park Services.

    The workshop provided an opportunity for the committee members to discuss their problems and to seek instant directions. The workshop reviewed the progress report including challenges encountered during implementation of Community Forest Management plans. Further, the participants were informed that only few committee members had initiated monitoring utilisation of timbers allotted from Community Forests (CF) and thus it was decided that the trend be followed by rest of the CF committee members.

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  • Notice inviting tender

    The National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang, would like to invite sealed bids from the eligible supplier for the supply of Lab Equipment’s for the Centre.

    The tender document can be purchased from Adm’s Office from 15/01/2016 to 01/02/2016 during office hours.
    The submission date of the tender is on 02/02/2016 at/before 11am and will be opened on the same day at 11:30am.

    For details contact: 351218.

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  • Sapha Sikam available at B-Coop shops

    Untitled-1Sapha Nyamsung Tshogpa in Gomdar is one of the two groups involved in conservation of Sapha– a traditional breed of pig in the country. The group is initiating the development of niche products from Sapha for sustainability. The ‘Sapha Sikam’ is the first product of the group under pilot marketing. A limited edition of Sapha Sikam is available at B-Coop shops at Chubachu and Motithang. Please buy, taste and feel the difference.

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