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    MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTS

    DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

    ADB – JFPR 9146-BHU: Farm Roads to Support Poor Farmers’ Livelihoods

     

    The Department of Agriculture, MoAF is an Implementing Agency of the Asian Development Bank administrated Grant Project funded by Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR 9146-BHU) for the Farm Roads to Support Poor Farmers’ Livelihoods. Therefore, the Department would like to invite the interested eligible National Consultancy Firms to submit the Expression of Interest to carry out the Project Endline Survey to measure the impact of the project by the farm roads in the project areas given below:

     

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  • VOLUNTEERS MAKE AN EFFORT TO MAKE BIDHOONG GREEN AND SAFE

    BidhoongGewog, Trashigang, July 3, 2013.The villagers, local government officials and civil servants of BidhoongGewog with the seedling support from Dzongkhag Forest Sector planted 3350 tree saplings for making the Gewog Green. The planned plantation program which could not be done on 2nd June 2013 to commemorate the Social Forestry day due to some urgent works of the public was done on the 23rd June, 2012 with involvement of all the people who stay in the Gewog. BidhoongGup, DorjiWangchuk, a former Forest Officer initiated the program by applying for free saplings from the Dzongkhag authorities in February 2013. The Gewog plans to continue such mass plantations in the near future. BidhoongGewog is the first Gewog who have done such a plantation involving everyone.Bidung Gewog1

     

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  • Hon’ble Lyonpo, Advisor to MoAF visits the dog sterilisation clinic

    Thimphu, 1 July: The advisor to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Hon’ble Lyonpo Om Pradhan accompanied by the senior officials from Druk Holding Investments, Hon’ble Secretary (MoAF), Dasho Dzongda (Thimphu), Dasho Thrompon (Thimphu) visited the National Animal Hospital, Chubachu to oversee the mass dog sterilisation and vaccination campaign being conducted.

    Lyonpo Om Pradhan with NAH staff.
    Lyonpo Om Pradhan with NAH staff.

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  • Mass Sterilisation and Dogs Vaccination to be conducted in Thimphu Thromde

    Thimphu: The Thimphu Thromde in collaboration with the Department of Livestock (DoL), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and Humane Society International (HSI) will be conducting a month-long mass sterilisation and vaccination campaign to control the increasing population of free roaming (stray) dogs in Thimphu Thromde from 1-31 July 2013.

    The program will be launched with an opening ceremony on 29th June at the clock tower followed by a live panel discussion on the BBS TV on 30th June.

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