• Exercise on Hygiene and Safety in Bhutanese Food Business Operations

    Participants with Chief Guest, Mr. Karma Dorji, Director General, BAFRA, MoAF
    Participants with Chief Guest, Mr. Karma Dorji, Director General, BAFRA, MoAF

    Thimphu, 19 December: To help achieve the good quality and safe produce to enjoy a long and prosperous period serving the people, a three day Training Program on Hygiene and Safety in Food Business Operation was held at Taba, Thimphu from 19 till 21 December 2014.  The Training Program is being organised by the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA), Ministry of Agriculture & Forests with technical and financial support from the FAO  as part of the ongoing FAO TCP project on “Strengthening Food Safety and Standards in Bhutan”.

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  • Deadline extension for submission of articles (RNR-Magazine 2015)

    Due to limited contributors of articles for the RNR-Magazine 2015 (Sanam Drupdrey), ICS would like to extend the deadline to 22 December 2014.

    Therefore, all are kindly requested to send your articles on success stories, breakthroughs, cultivation tips or any write-up related to the RNR Sector to ics@moaf.gov.bt on or before the stated deadline.

    Please note the following few points:

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  • Tender for supply of PPR vaccine

    Interested bidders are invited to submit your priced bid for the supply of the following items;

    1.  Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) Vaccine.

    [Technical specifications: Live attenuated (PPRV) Nigeria 75/1 Strain vaccine containing not less than 10 3.0 TCID 50 per dos in freeze dried form. Presentation: 25/50 doses.

    Shelf Life: Minimum 18months from the date of supply at Biological Production Unit. Quantity: 60000 doses

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  • Congratulations to National Order of Merit and Silver recipients

    The Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives (DAMC), Ministry of Agriculture & Forests  would like to congratulate Agriculture and Livestock Cooperatives, Forest Management Groups and Individual farmers for having received “National Order of Merit, Silver” on 17 December 2014 from His Majesty the King. This award will be an inspiration to all the Farmers Groups, Cooperatives and individual farmers in the country.

    List of award recipients

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the following vacancies on contract for 2 years in National Seed Centre (NSC), Bondey, Paro, Department of Agriculture:

    Sl. NoPlace of postingPosition TitlePLMinimum Required QualificationPay (pay scale)No. of postsRemarks
    1NSC, Bondey Farm, ParoDriver III (Tractor)O4 ACl. VIII with certificate in Tractor Driving OR relevant experience and valid tractor driving license/ certificateNu.8505/- (8505-170-11055) plus 30% contract allowance1Pre-service
    2NSC, Bajo Farm, Wangdue1Pre-service
    3NSC, Bhur Farm, Sarpang1Pre-service


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