• Planning workshop for RNR-Climate Change Information System held

    participants of the workshop
    participants of the workshop

    26 November, Thimphu: A one day planning workshop was organised at the Rochog Pel Hotel to discuss the Climate Change Information System (CCIS) for the RNR sector. CCIS is one of the key activities under the Global Climate Change Alliance, a project to enhance resilience of Bhutan’s rural households to the effects of climate change.

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  • Bhutan Calls for Greater Global Solidarity to Tackle Climate Change

    Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Hon'ble Minister for Agriculture and Forests and Vice Chair of the National Environment Commission addressing the conference
    Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture and Forests and Vice Chair of the National Environment Commission addressing the conference

    Warsaw, Poland, 20th November, 2013: Addressing the Plenary of the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework on Climate Change in Warsaw, Poland, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture and Forests and Vice Chair of the National Environment Commission, urged the international community to demonstrate greater global solidarity to tackle the threat of climate change. “Our collective efforts must intensify if we are to avoid dangerous climate change for the most vulnerable, from the lowest lying islands and coastal areas to the high and fragile mountains.”

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  • Notice Inviting Tender

    The Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests would like to invite sealed quotations from the eligible National suppliers for the following contract: “Supply of Animal Feeds (Dairy, Poultry, Pig, Fish, Horse, Turkey)”

    The tender documents can be obtained from AFD, MoAF Thimphu on payment of Nu.300/- (non refundable) on any working days from 25th November 2013 to 24th December 2013. The bids may be submitted to Procurement Section, AFD, MoAF, Thimphu. The last day for submission is 24th December 2013 before 12.30 PM and will be opened on the same day at 3:00 PM at DoL Conference hall.

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  • National Stakeholders Workshop on Implementation of Regional Action Plan for Improving Agricultural and Rural Statistics

    Jambayang Resort, Thimphu 19 November 2013: The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) with support from Food and Agricultural Organization for Asia-Pacific Region (FAORAP) and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia-Pacific (UNESCAP) organized a half-day National Stakeholders Workshop on Initiation of the Regional Action Plan to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics in Bhutan on 19 November 2013 at Jambayang Resort.

    The Workshop was attended by about 25 officials representing major stakeholders both within and agencies outside the RNR sector. Mr. Dorji Dhradhul, the Director of Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives (DAMC) graced the opening ceremony, Mr. Phub Sangay, Chief Statistical Officer from National Statistical Bureau (NSB), served as the chair and Mr. Allan Nicholls, Regional Coordinator for Implementation of Regional Action Plan for improving Agricultural and Rural Statistics form FAORAP resourced the workshop.

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