Training on Soil and Land Management underway

TOT - GroupMarch 13-17, Paro: A five-day in-service training on soil and land management is underway for 20 extension agents, ten each from Thimphu and Paro at Lamgong. It is being conducted by the National Soil Services Centre (NSSC), Semtokha.

The training will focus on all aspects of soil and land management practices including soil characterisation, land evaluation, soil sampling, land and soil fertility management. Through the training, NSSC aims to educate and train extension staffs in all aspects of soil and land management who then can use the knowledge to train farmers for sustainable crop production and combating land degradation.

Similar training will also be conducted in Wangdue from April 10-14.

Submitted by D B Tamang, NSSC

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