• Notice Inviting Tender

    The Information and Communication Services, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests would like to invite sealed quotations from the eligible bidders having valid trade license for the following contract:

    Supply of Audio Visual Equipments and accessories.

    The tender documents can be obtained from AFD, MoAF Thimphu on payment of Nu.500/- (non refundable) on any working days from 7th March 2014 to 4th April 2014. The last day for submission is 4th April 2014 before 2:00 PM and will be opened on the same day at 2:30PM.

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  • First World Wildlife Day Celebrations

    Theme: “Bhutanese People and Wildlife to live in Harmony”

    Background on World Wildlife Day

    The 16th Conference of Parties (COP) on Convention of International Trade on Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was held last year (3-14 March) in Bangkok, Thailand. As one of the resolutions (Resolution conference 16.1) from the COP 16th on CITES, Wildlife Day on 3rd March was endorsed. Further, on 20 December 2013, 68th United Nations General Assembly (UN GA) formalized 3rd of March as World Wildlife Day. In addition to which all member countries were encouraged to observe the day. The day is declared to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild flora and fauna in view of its intrinsic value and contribution to the ecological, genetic, social, scientifc, educational, cultural, recreational, andaesthetic aspects of sustainable development and human well being.

    Celebrations in Thimphu

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  • Announcement: Annual Stakeholders Workshop on Cordycep Marketing

    The Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives would like to invite all the interested traders interested to take part in the forthcoming cordyceps auction, 2014 to kindly attend the annual stakeholder’s workshop to be held on 18th March, 2014. The Venue will be conveyed during the time of registration. Kindly register with DAMC before 5 PM, 13th March, 2014.

    To register kindly contact us at 02-322909 / 335741

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  • WCP promotes alternative fuel for nomads

    Grinding biomass produced charcoal
    Grinding biomass produced charcoal

    WCP successfully conducted two days training on producing biomass fuel and use of biomass based cook stoves for 35 nomads from Chhokhor Geog (block), Central Range in close technical collaboration with Watershed Management Division, Department of Forests and Park Services. The training is part of the Asia High Mountains project funded by USAID and routed through WWF Project in WCP. The cook stoves procurement was done with financial support from Bhutan Trust Fund (BTF-EC) in FY 13.

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