• Training on Infertility Management and Estrus Synchronisation in Cattle

    DSC00310-minThe Regional Livestock Development Centre, Zhemgang organised 12 days orientation program (Hands on training) on the Infertility management and Estrus Synchronisation in cattle from 5-16 May 2015. The training has been organised to orient field Veterinarians and breeding focal persons of the Dzongkhags of East-central region, with technical support from the National Dairy Development Centre, Yusipang, resourced by Dr. Lham Tshering, the Animal Reproduction Specialist.

    The training intensified and created wider awareness on estrus synchronisation and infertility management in the region, with scope of expansion of the CHBBP program in potential areas. With the successful completion of the training program, all the participants expressed their fulfillment by acquiring appropriate skills, and committed to play pivotal role as a focal person in their respective Dzongkhags in infertility management. The participants will also be carrying out the estrus synchronisation programs in their respective Dzongkhags.

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  • Third RNR program and project coordination meeting held

    Participants with development partners
    Participants with development partners

    21 May, Thimphu: The Hon’ble Agriculture Minister, Yeshey Dorji inaugurated the third Renewable Natural Resource (RNR) Sector Program and Project Coordination meeting which is an important forum to celebrate the combined achievements of the Ministry and the development partners.

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  • 4th Meeting of the Bhutan-Thailand JAWG held

    Thai Delegation with Hon'ble MoAF Secretary and BAFRA DG in Thimphu
    Thai Delegation with Hon’ble MoAF Secretary and BAFRA DG in Thimphu

    24 May 2015, Thimphu: The Fourth Joint Agricultural Working Group (JAWG) began today at Hotel Druk, Thimphu. The meeting was chaired by the Hon’ble Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Dasho Tenzin Dhendup with representatives from Bhutan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives.

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  • Green Bhutan initiative and biking trail inaugurated in Thimphu

    HE Ambassador Joao Cravinho and Hon'ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji inaugurating the Green Bhutan initiative
    HE Ambassador Joao Cravinho and Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji inaugurating the Green Bhutan initiative

    May 20, Thimphu: Towards effective and market driven plantations, landscaping and other diversified products, His Excellency, Joao Cravinho, EU Ambassador to India and Bhutan, and the Hon’ble Agriculture Minister, Yeshey Dorji inaugurated the Green Bhutan initiative at Serbithang. Their Excellencies also inaugurated the new biking trail in Kuenselphodrang.

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