• Armyworm Outbreak Alert

    This is to inform all concerned, especially farmers and extension officers, that armyworm outbreak has been reported from the following locations in the month of April and May.

    With weather conditions becoming more favourable for the pest outbreaks, all extension officials are instructed to carry out regular monitoring of the pests, and assist farmers to implement control measures in time.

    Table below shows  pest infected places:

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  • Tender Notice

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests would like to invite sealed tenders from eligible national bidders for the following contract.

    Sl #ParticularsTender Submission Date & TimeTender Opening Date & Time
    1Supply of ‘Heavy Earthmoving Machineries
    (Hydraulic Excavators & Accessories)’
    19 June 2015 at 2:00 PM19 June 2015 at 2:30 PM

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  • Workshop on Program Estimate and Procurement Procedure for EU-TCP

    participants of the workshop
    participants of the workshop

    Paro, May 12, 2015: The Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) and the EU Commission signed the Financial Agreement of EU-Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) in support of RNR Sector on August, 2014 and accordingly the EU Delegation, New Delhi, India has approved the Start-up Programme Estimate to be implemented from March- June 2015. The RGoB in Financial Agreement has agreed to follow the EU rules and regulation in implementing the EU-TCP

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  • Basic beekeeping training conducted at RDC Jakar

    Trainer demonstrating how to inspect a bee hive
    Trainer demonstrating how to inspect a bee hive

    April 29-May1, Bumthang: Forty participants attended a basic training on beekeeping at RDC Jakar conducted jointly with the Beekeepers’ Cooperatives of Bhutan (BeCoB). Participants included the BeCoB members and interested farmers, few of them with an educational background. Continue reading  Post ID 4239

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the following post for recruitment on contract for a period of 18 months:

    Post                    :  Irrigation Engineer – 2 Nos.

    Job location      :  Policy & Planning Division

    Interested eligible candidates are requested to submit their application along with CV to the Chief HR Officer, Human Resource Division on or before 28th May, 2015.  For details of salary, qualification, experience and ToR, please click here for details.

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