• Nominations for Basic Beekeeping Training

    The RNR-RDC Jakar, in collaboration with the Beekeepers Cooperative of Bhutan is planning to organize a three day training for interested beekeepers tentatively from 29th April to 1st May, 2015. The main objective of the training is to impart basic knowledge on beekeeping and its practical aspects.

    The training is targeted for extension agents and to people who want to start beekeeping enterprise or who are already doing beekeeping.

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  • Picture story

    The Offtg. Agriculture  Minister and Dr. Jean Pascal
    The Offtg. Agriculture Minister and Dr. Jean Pascal

    April 15, Thimphu: Professor Dr. Jean Pascal van Ypersele, Vice Chair for the UN International Panel for Climate Change (UNIPCC) paid a courtesy call to the Offtg. Agriculture Minister, Mr. Karma Dorji, the Director General for BAFRA. Dr. Jean was accompanied by Ms. Annelies Maricou, First Secretary, Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium, New Delhi.

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  • Bird flu outbreak in Thimphu camp city

    Dr. Kinzang during second NICC meeting presented the outbreak updates
    Dr. Kinzang during second NICC meeting presented the outbreak updates

    April 15, Thimphu: A bird flu outbreak has been reported at the Thimphu City camp in Motithang which has killed 16 poultry birds belonging to three households. The first poultry death was reported by one of the owners on 3 April following which a team from the National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH) visited the site for investigation.

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  • NCAH receives ‘Outstanding Animal Protection Award’

    Bhutanese Delegation with Outstanding Animal Protection Award
    Bhutanese Delegation with Outstanding Animal Protection Award

    The National Dog Population Management and Rabies Control Project (NDPM & RCP) under the National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH) received the ‘Outstanding Animal Protection Award’ during the Annual Animal Care Expo held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA from March 29 to April 2. Dr. Andrew Rowan, the CEO and President of the Humane Society International (HSI) presented the award.

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