• Notice Inviting Tender

    The Wangchuck Centennial Park, Bumthang invites bid from eligible and qualified bidders registered with CDB for the construction works mentioned below:-



     Name of work & Construction siteCost of Tender Document (Nu.)Contract DurationSale of DocumentsSubmission DateOpeningDate & TimeCategory
    Construction of Park Range Office at Dungkar, Kurteo Geog in Lhuntse DzongkhagNu. 500.00 non-refundable6 months16.09.201415.10.2014 on or before 10.00 am15.10.2014 at 11.00 am Small
    Construction of two unit staff Quarter at Dungkar,Kurteo Geog in Lhuntse DzongkhagNu. 500.00 non-refundable6 months16.09.201415.10.2014 on or before 10.00 am15.10.2014 at 11.00 am Small


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  • Training on GIS and GPS underway at UWICE

    1Training on Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) is underway at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment. The forestry extension staffs from 20 dzongkhags are attending the course.

    The training is provided with the objective to provide hands on skill on GPS and GIS to field staffs. The eight days training will end with awarding certificate to the participants on 19 September 2014.  The Institute is aiming to provide equal opportunities in various trainings to our extension staffs.

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  • Community Forest Handing Over at Tendruk

    1The introduction of Community Forestry (CF) program in Bhutan is a courageous, innovative and promising step towards participatory forest management and this has been well recognized throughout the world as a successful people centered program.

    The FNCR 2006 provides a clear regulation of the CF and the process of handing over forest to the local communities by forming management groups called Community Forest Management Groups (CFMGs). This Rule defines community forest as a part of national forest handed over to a CFMG for its development, protection, conservation, and utilization for collective benefits. The government transfers responsibility to CFMG for managing the national forest and the right to use forest products in a sustainable way with the ultimate objective of improving livelihoods of rural communities. The CFMGs have been recognized as social institutions, legal entities and self-governing autonomous bodies which have legal rights to formulate their constitutions (legal documents based on which they operate) and to take decisions regarding CF management.

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  • A Tiger’s doll, Monkey’s fear

    Tiger doll placed high up on a tree nearby the maize field
    Tiger doll placed high up on a tree nearby the maize field

    Just drive through the winding road from Yonkala to Thridangbi village under Saling Geog, Mongar Dzongkhag, one might see bountiful maize field located either adjacent to their houses or forested areas. Maize in these villages is one of the main cash crops grown normally twice in a year. They earn cash income by selling maize to the road travelers in the form of beaten maize (Tangma), raw corn (Ashoom) or powdered maize (Tangma bokpee).

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Human Resource Division, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the following vacancies:

    The interested in-service applicants fulfilling the below-mentioned eligibility criteria may apply to Human Resource Division, MoAF latest by 24 September 2014. Applicants with relevant qualifications/trainings and work experiences shall be given preference for the purpose of short listing.  Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be called for the selection interview.

    For the selection interview deadline, please visit our website at www.moaf.gov.bt or call 332510/323841.

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