• Picture Story:

    DSC03754Ms. Yumiko Asakuma, Chief Representative, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Bhutan Office and Mr. Tenzin Dhendup Officiating Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) signed a Minutes of Discussions on the Study on the Japenese Grant Assistance for the Food Security Project for Underprivileged Farmers in the Kingdom in the presence of Hon’ble Minister, MoAF today.

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  • Human Conflicts with Bears

    11 October, Thimphu: Representatives from the Wildlife Conservation Division (WCD) under the Department of Forest and Park Services met with the monks of Tango, Cheri and Taktsang monastery to resolve the human bear conflict issue to the  tsamkhang (hermitage) located near Tango and Cheri  monastery in Thimphu and Taktsang monastery in Paro.

    The Himalayan Black Bear was identified to cause the issues. WCD states that as human settlement spread over more land, many bear populations find themselves living in close proximity to humans and human food sources. Attracted to the prospect of an easy meal, wild bears become used to feeding on food and garbage that appear nearby. When these food sources are not properly bear-proofed, encounters with humans become almost inevitable.

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  • Quotation for air tickets

    The Policy and Planning Division under Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Thimphu would like to invite air fare rates offer from authorized ticketing agents for travel as per the details specified below.

    DateSectorNo.of passangersMode /Class
    10/11/2013Paro-Bkk2Economy
    Bkk-Pattaya2Air/road transportation
    19/11/2013Pattaya- Bkk2Air/road transportation
    19/11/2013Bkk-Paro2Economy

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