• Common Leopard set free

    120 October, Sarpang. The Staff of Wildlife Rescue and Animal Health Section under Wildlife Conservation Division, DoFPS rushed to Thongjhazur village under Umling Geog in Sarpang Dzongkhag to rescue the common leopard which was caught in the trap set up by the villagers. The trapped was a male leopard weighing 65 kilograms and of approximately 7-8 years.

    The trap was set up at the distance of about 70-80 meters away from the village settlement for the protection of their field crops from wild animals like wild boar, sambar and barking deer. Further Mr. Tashi Tshering also said that the trap was set to protect their paddy and maize form the wild animals. Unfortunately common leopard was captured inside the trap in the night of 18th October. The villagers found this captured leopard while they were carrying out the Community forestry boundary survey and they immediately informed it to the Park Range Officer.

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  • HE Mr. Andris Piebalgs meets Hon’ble MoAF Secretary

    20141022_15182122 October, Thimphu: His Excellency (HE) Mr. Andris Piebalgs, European Union Commissioner for Development with a team consisting of Mrs. Anda Piebalgs, HE Dr. Joao Cravinho, Ambassador of EU to Bhutan; Mr.Domenico Rosa, Member of Cabinet; Ms. Karine Olislagers, attache from the EU Cooperation of Delegation; Ms. Anna Becker, Desk officer for Bhutan and Nepal from European External Action Service; Mr. Ubaldo Lorenzini, Cooperation Officer for Bhutan and Nepal from the Development and Cooperation- EuropeAid called on Dasho Tenzin Dhendup, the Hon’ble Secretary for Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF).

    The delegation team expressed their enthusiasm to learn about the agriculture scenario of the country, Ministry’s role in helping the farmers, forest benefits to the people and the measures and mitigation activities taken by the Ministry for the natural calamities.

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  • Notice Inviting Tender

    Department of Livestock invites the sealed bids from the eligible national bidders for the following construction works.

    1. Pig Nucleus farm, Yusipang click here for bidding document
    2. Site development (boundary fencing and water supply) at Yusipang, Thimphu click here for bidding document
    3. Dairy shed modification and water supply works at NDDC, Yusipang, Thimphu click here for bidding document
    4. Maintenance work at DOL head office. click here for bidding document
    5. Construction of change room, egg sell counter and other maintenance works at NPDC, Sarpang click here for bidding document
    6. Office maintenance and construction of retention wall/ Do-lap works at NPDC, Sarpang click here for bidding document
    7. Establishment of integrated yak service centre at Chaladophu, Haa click here for bidding document


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