• Call for application for Global Food Security Symposium

    This is to apprise you that the Chicago Council on Global Affairs is now calling for applications to the Global Food Security Symposium 2016 Next Generation Delegation which will be held on April 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.  The symposium will focus on food systems and rural-to-urban supply chains for an increasingly urban global population. The deadline for applications is December 4, 2015.

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  • Third National Park Conference held

    Launching of field manual for National Snow leopard Survey
    Launching of field manual for National Snow leopard Survey

    1-3 October, Thimphu: The three days, National Park conference with the theme ‘paradigm shift in Protected Area Management System in Bhutan’ was organised by Wildlife Conservation Division at Royal Botanical Park, Lampelri. The Launching of the Park Conference was graced by Hon’ble MoAF Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji accompanied by Dasho Ritu Raj; Hon’ble chair of Environment Committee from National Assembly, Dr. Genevieve Boyreau; World Bank’s Resident Representative and senior country economist for Bhutan, Ms. Niamh Collier-Smith, Dy. Resident Representative of UNDP, Representatives from WWF Bhutan Programme, Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation and the senior officials from the Ministry.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the availability of the following vacancies for contract recruitment:

    Agency Position TitlePosition LevelMinimum Required QualificationNo. of PostsRemarks
    NCWFC, HaaDriver III (Tractor )O4 A levelClass VIII passed + Valid Tractor Driving License12 year contract on consolidated pay of Nu. 8505/-
    NPiDC, GelephuDriver III (DCM)O4 A levelClass VIII passed + Valid Medium Vehicle Driving License12 year contract on consolidated pay of Nu. 8505/-

     

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  • Field day on Quinoa at RDC Yusipang

    Field Visit by the Chief Guest
    Field Visit by the Chief Guest

    October 1, Thimphu: The Research and Development Centre (RDC) Yusipang organised a field day on Quinoa ( Chenopodium quinoa Wild), a new crop introduced in the country for the first time. The event was graced by the Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji accompanied by Dasho Tenzin Dhendup, the Agriculture Secretary, Mr. Nim Dorji, the Director General for Department of Agriculture (DoA) and other officials from the Ministry.

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  • Power tillers distributed to gewogs of Thimphu Dzongkhag

    Hon'ble MoWHS Minister, Lyonpo Dorji Choden handing over power tiller to one of the Gups
    Hon’ble MoWHS Minister, Lyonpo Dorji Choden handing over power tiller to one of the Gups

    October 2, Thimphu: In fulfilling the government’s effort towards providing one power tiller each to all 205 gewogs in the Country, eight power tillers were today distributed to the gewogs under Thimphu Dzongkhag.

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