• 4th Meeting of the Bhutan-Thailand JAWG held

    Thai Delegation with Hon'ble MoAF Secretary and BAFRA DG in Thimphu
    Thai Delegation with Hon’ble MoAF Secretary and BAFRA DG in Thimphu

    24 May 2015, Thimphu: The Fourth Joint Agricultural Working Group (JAWG) began today at Hotel Druk, Thimphu. The meeting was chaired by the Hon’ble Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Dasho Tenzin Dhendup with representatives from Bhutan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives.

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  • Green Bhutan initiative and biking trail inaugurated in Thimphu

    HE Ambassador Joao Cravinho and Hon'ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji inaugurating the Green Bhutan initiative
    HE Ambassador Joao Cravinho and Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji inaugurating the Green Bhutan initiative

    May 20, Thimphu: Towards effective and market driven plantations, landscaping and other diversified products, His Excellency, Joao Cravinho, EU Ambassador to India and Bhutan, and the Hon’ble Agriculture Minister, Yeshey Dorji inaugurated the Green Bhutan initiative at Serbithang. Their Excellencies also inaugurated the new biking trail in Kuenselphodrang.

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  • Layaps take up fodder production to address feed shortages

    UntitledTrashigang: Yak rearing is one of the main farming activities in Laya geog besides cordyceps collection and has the highest yak population in Gasa.

    To feed yaks, Layaps has been using open grazing rangeland (Tsamdro) registered in their respective name. Although the rangelands are main summer grazing area for yaks, acute fodder shortages is seen in winter. This problem leads to low milk production and higher rate of yak calf mortality causing economic loss to yak herders.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    Rural Development Training Centre under Ministry of Agriculture & Forests, Zhemgang is pleased to invite application from the interested Bhutanese Nationals for the following post :

                  1 Dairy Attendant, ESP (Male)

    The interested candidates may apply to the Director II, RDTC, Zhemgang with the following documents latest by 25th June, 2015. Continue reading  Post ID 4271

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