• Sixth Batch of Foresters graduate from UWICE

    uwice230 June 2014, Bumthang: 30 Foresters and 5 Natural Resources Development Corporation Limited (NRDCL) Field Assistants celebrated their graduation day on 30 June 2014, at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE), Lamai Goempa, Bumthang. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was the Lam Neten of Jakar Rabdhey. Other sector heads of the Dzongkhag also attended the celebration.

    All the students successfully completed a one-year certificate course in Conservation, Environment and Forestry Studies.

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  • Radio program airing today and panel discussion tomorrow

    1. There will be an airing of radio program on ‘Vegetable production’ today ie. 30 June 2014 at 7.30 pm (BBS radio).
    1. There will be a panel discussion on ‘International Day of Cooperatives’ tomorrow i.e. 1 July 2014 after 6 pm news on BBS 1. The panelist will be from the Department of Agricultural and Marketing Cooperatives.

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  • Consultative Stakeholder Meeting for Riverine Fishery Program

    118-19 June, 2014, Samdrupcholing Dungkhag: The meeting started with a brief introduction by the Dzongkhag Livestock Officer on the purpose of the gathering for the stakeholders’ consultative meeting. He highlighted that this meeting was timely and needed to resolve many issues before the project began. He informed the floor that before planning any programs that are directly related to community concern, it is of utmost importance to understand the consensus and overall views of the beneficiaries. He also shared the information on the mandates of the National Centre for Riverine and Lake Fishery (NCRL), Haa, and successful programs elsewhere in the Bhutan.

    Dasho Dungpa also expressed to the floor on the programs and its contribution to the communities. Dasho also informed that Dungkhag administration has written concern to the Geog EAs and Gups to carry out the feasibility study and do the necessary ground works to expedite the programs. But it failed to be carried out as instructed which was why there was delay in proposing and getting the programs started as per the plan.

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  • Invitation of topics for SAP Literary Competition 2014

    As an annual School Agriculture Programme (SAP) activity jointly coordinated by CoRRB, MoAF and DSE, MoE, school children are encouraged to express their views and expression on the Agriculture sector through essays and posters. Therefore, we request any voluntary contribution of topics of concerns for:

    1. High school level (XI-XII)
    2. Middle SS level (IX-X)
    3. Lower SS (VI-VIII)
    4. Primary level (III-V)
    5. Pre-primary level (PP-II)
    6. For  Focal Agriculture Teachers (FATs)

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