• Capacity Building Training on Pig Production to Progressive Pig Farmers of the Western Region

    The farmer participants from the two geogs of Darla and Sampheling
    The farmer participants from the two geogs of Darla and Sampheling

    24-28 April, 2014, Sampheling: The Regional Pig Breeding Centre (RPBC), Yusipang in collaboration with the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chukha conducted a five days training on “Capacity Building Training on Pig Production to Progressive Pig farmers of the Western Region.” A total of thirty one farmers from two geogs of Darla and Sampheling took part in the training. The training was conducted at Sampheling RNR-RC.

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  • Deadline postponed for bid submission of IT Consulting Services

    The Council for RNR Research of Bhutan, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests would like to inform our interested bidders who had already purchased our bid documents for (Procurement of IT Consulting Services for developing RNR Technologies Online & Website) that we have postponed the submission of the tender to 12th May 2014 at 10:00 AM and shall be opened on the same day at 10:30 AM.

    This notice is issued in line with the pre-proposal conference held on 5th May 2014 at CoRRB conference hall at 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM with the interested bidders.

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  • Panel Discussion on ‘GALS’

    6 May: There will be a Panel Discussion today on ‘Giant African Land Snail (GALS)’ on BBS TV 1 from 6.15 pm till 7 pm.

    The panelists will be Ms. Kinley Pelden and Mr. Sonam Dorji from BAFRA.

    Everyone is encouraged to watch and take part.

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  • Training of Trainers (ToT) on Farmers Group/Cooperatives Formation for Extension Agents

    Participants of the Training of Trainers on farmers group formation
    Participants of the Training of Trainers on farmers group formation

    11-15 March, Sarpang: Research Development Centre (RDC) Bajo, in partnership with the Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC), Bhur conducted a five days Training of Trainers (ToT) on farmers group/cooperative formation for the extension agents of Punakha, Dagana, Tsirang and Wangdue from March 11 to 15, 2014 at Bhur under Sarpang Dzongkhag.  The training was designed to help field staff in the dzongkhags to better understand groups and cooperatives. With the launch of the rice commercialisation program, the Department of Agriculture (DoA) has initiated the formation of many farmers groups in the potential rice growing areas.

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