• Vacancy Announcement

    National Biodiversity Centre invites application for the following post for recruitment on a contract basis for a period of 24 months under the Chanel PB Funding with effect from 1st March 2015.

    Position TitlePosition LevelSlotMinimum Qualification
    Laboratory OfficerP5 (A)1Minimum Bachelors Degree in Bioscience with working experience in laboratory (Preference will be given to bio-chem background with laboratory works experience and skills)
    Laboratory and BP AssistantS5 (A)1Class 12 Pass (Science)Preference will be given to candidate with laboratory works experience and skills
    ABS AssistantS5 (A)1Class 12 Pass (Commerce or Arts) Preference will be given to candidate with computer and office management skills

    Interested candidates may submit their application along with required documents to the Chief HR Officer, HRD MoAF latest by 24th February 2015. Applications without the necessary documents will not be considered for short listing. The shortlisted candidate will be announced on 26th February,2015 through NBC and MoAF websites.

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  • Training Workshop on Protected Area Management Effectiveness

    UntitledWildlife Conservation Division, Department of the Forests and Park Services is currently conducting a three days training workshop on ‘Protected Areas Management Effectiveness’ at Lobesa. The workshop is facilitated by two international experts namely Dr. Nigel Dudley and Dr Sue Stolton, Research Equilibrium, UK, and attended by CFOs and Park Rangers from the project sites (WCNP, PNP, JSWNP, RMNP) and JDNP among others.

    The main objectives of the workshop are to firstly, to introduce management effectiveness (ME) assessment: best practices, tools, global targets and data collection, introduce how ME links to management standards and secondly to discuss how this workshop links into the ‘Bhutan for Life’ project,  thirdly to train participants in the use of the management effectiveness tracking tool (METT), discuss how to enhance the METT and the possibility of developing some Bhutan specific modules and finally to plan the long term institutionalization of ME in Bhutan.

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  • Hon’ble Lyonpo inaugurated the sale of local rice

    A50X25759 February, Thimphu. As a part of agriculture commercialization in accordance with agreement between Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL) and Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), the sale of locally produced rice was launched today by Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji.

    FCBL has collected more than 285 metric tons of paddy from Sarpang Dzongkhag and Punakha/ Wangdue valley. The sale of Local Maap, Local kaap and improved varieties of this rice is available only through FCBL outlets. There are seven pilot dzongkhags; Thimphu, Paro, wangdue, phuentsholing, s/jongkhar, Mongar and Trashi gang were marketing of these rice will be focused.

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