• Madanjeet Singh Scholarships for the Academic Year 2014 in Bhutan

    The UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Centre for South Asia Forestry Studies (UMCSAFS) at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE), Bumthang, Bhutan is pleased to announce the Madanjeet Singh scholarship for three years Sustainable Development degree program to be undertaken at College of Natural Resources (CNR), Royal University of Bhutan in Lobesa, Punakha, Bhutan from July 2014 to July 2017.

    The selected candidate (after completing sustainable degree program in CNR) will also need to undergo one-year independent forestry/conservation/environment research related program in UWICE (August 2017- July 2018). One candidate each from following SAARC countries (Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Pakistan and Afghanistan) will be selected for the scholarship.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

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

    The interested applicants fulfilling the below-mentioned eligibility criteria may apply to Human Resource Division, MoAF latest by 21st March 2014. Applicants with relevant qualifications/training 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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  • MAGIP conduct its first Annual Outcome Survey (AOS)

    Training Participants with Project Staff and IFPRI Resource
    Training Participants with Project Staff and IFPRI Resource

    Two-day Annual Outcome Survey (AOS) training is underway at Samdrup Jongkhar organized by Project Coordination Unit (PCU) of the Market Access and Growth Intensification Project (MAGIP). As per the MAGIP design and project financing agreement, the project is required to undertake Annual Outcome Survey (AOS) commencing second year of the project. The AOS for MAGIP with grant support from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in New Delhi, India is planned from March 7-24th, 2014 in selected project areas using hand held devices Nexus 7 tablet. Broadly the objectives of the AOS are to measure changes at the household level in terms of livelihoods and food security during the project period, assess target efficiency, provide evidences for the success or failure of project and provide timely performance information necessary to undertake corrective actions.

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  • Stakeholder consultation workshop on the revision of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

    the participants of the workshop
    the participants of the workshop

    March 6, Mongar: The last leg of the stakeholder consultation workshop for the revision of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) is underway for the eastern region.  The consultation workshop brings together relevant biodiversity stakeholders in the region to gather and incorporate ground issues and challenges into the national document so that the NBSAP becomes practical, realistic and implementable by all concerned agencies.

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