Sealed quotations are hereby invited for purchase of economy class Air Tickets for three persons working in CoRRB secretariat, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests, traveling to Kathmandu on the following dates:
23 February, Bumthang: “This whole new initiative of tourism promotion has encouraged the people in tourism activity, we lack avenues for income generation and this festival has opened many avenues especially in community based tourism” said Gup Thinley Namgyel, Tang Gewog, Bumthang.
21 February, Gasa: ‘Gasa Dzongkhag unlike other Dzongkhags is limited to industrial development and therefore we must promote eco-tourism in Gasa’ said Dasho Dzongdag, Gasa Dzongkhag during the opening of the fourth Takin Festival held on 21 February coinciding with the birth anniversary of His Majesty the King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.
17 February, Thimphu: ‘Bhutan annually losses 29 Mt/Ha of fertile top soil to land degradation, and if not managed properly it will be a very serious threat in the future’, shared Mr. Tashi Wangdi, Department of Agriculture (DoA), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) to the members of the National Council of Bhutan during the Sensitization Workshop on Combating Land Degradation for the Parliamentarians of Bhutan. Although land is the most important natural capital, investment on sustainable land management practice has been carried out on a very small scale, and there is a need to develop an integrated national land use policy or a separate national Sustainable Land Management Policy.