• Bio-gas technology is simply a light in the darkness for Samdrup Jongkhar farmers

    ppp3-14 April, Samdrup Jongkhar: The Bhutan Bio-gas Project (BPP) under the Department of Livestock (DoL) in close collaboration with the Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag Administration initiated a twelve days training on Bio-gas installation. The training conducted at Orong geog was attended by twenty-four masons and ten livestock officials from eleven geogs.

    The main objectives were to promote and extend the bio-gas plants to the remotest part of the community by mobilizing the trained masons and supervisors in their respective geog centre.

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  • Training on Chinese Citrus Fruit Fly and Powdery Mildew Management in Tsirang

    fruit21-22 April, 2014, Tsirang: The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) in collaboration with the Dzongkhag Agriculture sector, Tsirang conducted a fruit fly area wide management and powdery mildew training in Kikorthang and Dunglagang geog on 21  and 22 April, 2014. The training program is in continuation of the program implemented by the NPPC as part of the ACIAR citrus project that is being implemented since 2013. The fruit fly program has focused on effective community mobilisation in the two geogs with implementation of management strategies like protein baiting and fruit drop collection. Farmers were trained on aspects related to fruit fly biology, management strategies like protein baiting and timely collection and destruction of dropped fruits. In addition, training on safe use of pesticides and spray equipments were also imparted. A total of 33 groups have been formed in these two geogs with 230 farmers participating in area wide fruit fly management program.

    Farmers were also trained on Powdery mildew and its management strategies. The disease management strategy using Sulphur dust to control this disease is being demonstrated in select orchards in these two geogs. The training program was also attended by the local leaders and the Citrus Coordinator from the Horticulture division.

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  • Important documents related to Cordyceps Valuechain – 2014 available online

    The Department of Agricultural Marketing & Cooperatives, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to publish the following Important documents related to Cordyceps Value chain – 2014:

    Date and venue for cordycep auctioning for the year 2014 Guidelines on Cordyceps Auctioning for 2014 season (Dzongkha)

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  • Quotation for Airfare: PBH-BKK-Cambodia Return

    The National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang, MoAF invites sealed quotations from authorised ticketing agents for the following sector as per the terms and conditions specified below:

    ooooTerms and conditions:

    1. The sealed quotation shall be submitted to the National Biodiversity centre, Serbithang, on 1 May, 2014 at or before 2.00 PM.
    2. Sealed quotation should be addressed to the Program Director, NBC, Serbithang, MoAF, Thimphu.
    3. The quotation will be opened on the same day at 2.30 PM. Quotations received after the submission date and time will not be entertained.
    4. Quotations without sealed envelope will be disqualified
    5. The quoted rate should be valid for at least three months.
    6. The decision of the tender committee will be final and binding.

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  • Picture Story on GCCA stakeholder meeting

    Picture story: The focal persons for the Global Climate Change Alliance such as from the agriculture, livestock, forestry, marketing, biodiversity, BAFRA, PPD, CoRRB  and ICS attended a daylong meeting at the Rochog Pel Hotel to discuss the performance assessment framework indicators and share the findings of the evaluation questionnaires.
    Picture story: The focal persons for the Global Climate Change Alliance such as from the agriculture, livestock, forestry, marketing, biodiversity, BAFRA, PPD, CoRRB and ICS attended a daylong meeting at the Rochog Pel Hotel to discuss the performance assessment framework indicators and share the findings of the evaluation questionnaires.

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  • Nomination invited for 48th batch of PG Diploma in Cooperative Business Management

    The 48th batch of Post-Graduate Diploma in Co-operative Business Management(PGDCBM) will be held from  July 2014 to March 2015. Nominations are invited the details of which can be found by viewing the following documents:

    -Department of Agricultural Marketing & Cooperatives

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  • Notice Inviting Re-Tender

    The Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forest , Thimphu is pleased to Re-invite sealed bids from eligible Bhutanese Transporters to transport “animal feeds, medicines, livestock and other inputs” to Dzongkhags ,farms and units.

    Bid details:

    a)     Place of sale:                             Administrative Section, DoL HQ, MoAF, Thimphu on any working days.

    b)     Cost of bid document:          Nu.300=00(non-refundable)

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  • Inviting quotation for Hire of Four Toyota Hilux for National Tiger Survey

       (Terms and Condition for hire of Vehicles)

     Sealed tenders are invited for hiring of FOUR (4) Toyota Hilux  for duration of till June end 2014, and subject to extension till December 2014. The vehicle will be used mainly to commute between the project-site during nationwide tiger survey in eastern/central/western Bhutan. The vehicle owner shouldn’t have any objection to use the vehicle in farm road, forest road and any other dart roads. The tender shall be submitted along with the earnest money of Nu. 50,000.00 (Fifty thousand only), in the form of Demand draft or Cash warrant in favour of Chief Forest Officer, Wildlife Conservation Division, Thimphu. Tenders not accompanied by earnest money shall be rejected. Earnest money of unsuccessful bids shall be returned on finalisation of tender and awarding the contract. The earnest money of the successful bidder will be retained as security deposit till completion of the contract period. The rate quoted shall remain unchanged for the whole period under any circumstances.

    The vehicles should be Toyota Hilux and should meet the following requirements

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