• MoAF Minister visits three geogs under Chukha to inspect ongoing RNR activities

    A senior citizen of Lokchina requests for more pasture land for his cattle
    A senior citizen of Lokchina requests for more pasture land for his cattle

    7-8 March 2015, Chukha Dzongkhag: The Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture & Forests, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Members of Parliament of Chapcha-Bongo & Phuntsholing Constituency, and Officials from MoAF visited the three geogs of Lokchina, Sampheling and Darla.

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  • Peri-urban Mushroom Introduction in Mongar

    A joint initiative of Geog Agriculture Extension, Researchers and Farmers

    With farmers realising opportunities from mushroom cultivation, 27 farmers (20 Women and 7 Men) from 8 villages nearby Mongar town adopted Shitake Cultivation though a join initiative of Geog Agriculture Extension Office at Mongar, RDSC Khangma and Farmers. The geog extension coordinated and facilitated hands on training programs with Technical Assistance and equipments support from RDSC Khangma Mushroom Spawn Unit, RDC Wengkhar and farmers sharing cost for other materials, labour and collection of billets. A total of 4,330 billets have been inoculated recently.

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  • Notice Inviting Limited Tender

    The Wangchuck Centennial National Park, Bumthang invites bid from eligible and qualified bidders registered with CDB for the  construction work mentioned below:-

    Name of work & Construction siteContract DurationSubmission DateOpening

    Date & Time

    staff quarter at Nasiphel at Chokhortey in Bumthang Dzongkhag4 months21.03.2015 or before 1.00 pm21.03.2015 at 2.00 pmSmall

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  • Hon’ble Lyonpo meets the Ambassador-designate of Belgium to Bhutan

    March 6, Thimphu: His Excellency, Mr. Jan Luykx, the Ambassador-designate of Belgium to Bhutan called on Hon’ble Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji.

    Their Excellencies: Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji and Mr. Jan Luykx
    Their Excellencies: Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji and Mr. Jan Luykx

    Their Excellencies shared the Ministry’s challenges in terms of labour shortage and marketing of agricultural products. On this, the Ministry’s initiative like introducing farm mechanisation and farmers outlet to solve the problems was shared. The meeting also agreed to look into the possible areas of collaboration in the future.

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  • 2nd World Wildlife Day celebrated

    UntitledMarch 3, Trongsa: The 2nd World Wildlife Day was celebrated at Jangbi under Langthel geog with a theme in Bhutan ‘Partnering with Local Communities to Combat Wildlife Crime’ while the global theme is Wildlife Crime is serious: let’s get serious about wildlife crime’. The celebration was graced by Dasho Paljor J Dorji as the Guest of Honour and Dasho Norbu, Drangpon, Trongsa Dzongkhag as the Chief Guest.

    Also present at the occasion were the invited guests from WWF Bhutan Office, Tarayana, students and senior officials from the Department of Forest and Park Services and Dzongkhag. The occasion was attended by 200 invitees.

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