• Wrap-up meeting for MAGIP supervision mission

    participants during the session

    28 November 2013, Thimphu: A wrap-up meeting for the Market Access and Growth Intensification Project (MAGIP) supervision mission was held at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) under the Chairmanship of the Officiating Secretary, Mr. Chencho Norbu, the Director General for the Department of Forests and Park Services.

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  • Towards achieving self-sufficiency in livestock products

    25-27 November, Thimphu: With the new directives from the Ministry to accelerate livestock development for achieving self-sufficiency in livestock products, the Department of Livestock (DoL) is in the process of fixing the production and its related service targets over and above the 11th FYP  for specific regions and Dzongkhags.

    To discuss further on this, the officials including the Program Directors, Program Managers, Dzongkhag Veterinary Officers (DVOs) and Dzongkhag Livestock Officers (DLOs) among others under the Department met in a three day meeting at the DoL conference hall. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Tashi Samdup, the Director for DoL.

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  • Planning workshop for RNR-Climate Change Information System held

    participants of the workshop

    26 November, Thimphu: A one day planning workshop was organised at the Rochog Pel Hotel to discuss the Climate Change Information System (CCIS) for the RNR sector. CCIS is one of the key activities under the Global Climate Change Alliance, a project to enhance resilience of Bhutan’s rural households to the effects of climate change.

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  • Bhutan Calls for Greater Global Solidarity to Tackle Climate Change

    Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture and Forests and Vice Chair of the National Environment Commission addressing the conference

    Warsaw, Poland, 20th November, 2013: Addressing the Plenary of the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework on Climate Change in Warsaw, Poland, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture and Forests and Vice Chair of the National Environment Commission, urged the international community to demonstrate greater global solidarity to tackle the threat of climate change. “Our collective efforts must intensify if we are to avoid dangerous climate change for the most vulnerable, from the lowest lying islands and coastal areas to the high and fragile mountains.”

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  • Notice Inviting Tender

    The Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests would like to invite sealed quotations from the eligible National suppliers for the following contract: “Supply of Animal Feeds (Dairy, Poultry, Pig, Fish, Horse, Turkey)”

    The tender documents can be obtained from AFD, MoAF Thimphu on payment of Nu.300/- (non refundable) on any working days from 25th November 2013 to 24th December 2013. The bids may be submitted to Procurement Section, AFD, MoAF, Thimphu. The last day for submission is 24th December 2013 before 12.30 PM and will be opened on the same day at 3:00 PM at DoL Conference hall.

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