• Vacancy Announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the following vacancies for recruitment as detailed below:

    Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned qualification criteria may submit the application to the Offtg. Chief HR Officer, HRMD, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests   on or before 26 August 2014 with the following documents;

    1. Completed Employment application form (download from RCSC web)
    2. CID Copy
    3. Police Clearance
    4. Medical Certificate
    5. Diploma Certificates
    6. Any other relevant certificates

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  • Hon’ble Minister attends Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue to commemorate the International Year of Family Farming

    Hon’ble Agriculture and Forests Minister Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji attended the inaugural session of the ‘Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Role of Family Farming in the 21st Century- Achieving the Zero Hunger challenge’ held in Chennai, India from August 7-10, 2014. The regional conference organized by the M.S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) in collaboration with the FAO, IFAD, IDRC, WFP, UN Women and other national and international agencies, saw over 300 participants from across the Asia-Pacific Region. Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture from six countries were in attendance to share their insights amongst other keynote speakers like Professor M.S Swaminathan; Mr. KanayoNwanze, President of IFAD; Etharin Cousin, Executive Director, WFP; Mr. Hiroyuki Konuma, ADG, FAO Regional office for Asia and Pacific and many other dignitaries.

    Addressing the gathering at the ministerial forum of the conference, Lyonpo highlighted the key role of family farming for ensuring food security, enhancing rural livelihood, environmental protection and in combating poverty. He mentioned that,these small holder farmers however continue to face many risks and challenges primarily due to lack of capacity to cope with extreme weather patterns and volatile global economic situation. Therefore, emphasizing the need to work together in translating our common goals into tangible actions at the global, regional and national levels, Lyonpo reiterated the need for global partnerships and called for greater investments and commitments from International Financial institutions to agriculture developments in developing countries.

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  • Airfare Quotations: Paro, China and Bangkok sectors

    Department of Livestock would like to request the ticketing agents to submit your Airfare quotations rates for the following sector as per the terms and conditions listed below:

    Terms and Conditions:

    1. Your quotation is to be submitted in a sealed envelope (official seal) which should be marked “Quotation for Airfare” with appropriate name of the signatory bearing office seal on company letter head.

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  • Notice Inviting Quotation

    Information & Communication Services , Ministry of Agriculture & Forests  invites sealed quotations from the eligible printing and audio visual firms for the various publicity and promotional activities of the Ministry.

    Interested bidders may collect and submit the tender documents/forms from the AFD/Procurement of MoAF from 12/08/2014-11/09/2014 till 1.00 pm on payment of Nu. 500/- (non-refundable) and it will be opened on the same day at 2.00 pm in the presence of Tender Committee of ICS and interested bidders.

    For further details, please call at 322230/321142 during office hours.

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