• Call for submission of articles for RNR-Magazine 2018

    ICTD is in the process of bringing out the 8th issue of the RNR-Magazine (Sanam Drupdrey) which will be published in February 2018.

    Therefore, we would like to request you all to kindly send your articles on success stories, breakthroughs, cultivation tips or any write-up related to the RNR Sector to ictd@moaf.gov.bt on or before 16 November 2017 for further action.

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  • Hon’ble Lyonpo visits RNR activity sites and offices in Dagana and Tsirang

    During the visit to Dagana and Tsirang Dzongkhags from October 14-17, the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo accompanied by the senior officials from the Ministry visited various RNR activity sites and offices.

    Enroute to Dagana on October 14, Lyonpo stopped over the Kamichu Royal Orchard. The orchard covering an area of 14.357 acres includes fruit trees such as mango, avocado, banana, gooseberry, guava, custard apple, litchi, mandarin and pomegranate. During discussion, Lyonpo suggested to revisit the orchard plan for improvement.
    Enroute to Dagana on October 14, Lyonpo stopped over the Kamichu Royal Orchard. The orchard covering an area of 14.357 acres includes fruit trees such as mango, avocado, banana, gooseberry, guava, custard apple, litchi, mandarin and pomegranate. During discussion, Lyonpo suggested to revisit the orchard plan for improvement.

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  • The fifth annual Jomolhari Mountain festival

    A50X378514-15 October, Soe: The fifth Jomolhari Mountain Festival ‘celebrating the life in the mountains’ was held in Damgochong near Jomolhari base camp under Soe Park Range of Jigme Dorji National Park (JDNP). The festival was graced by Paro Dzongdag, Secretary for Gross National Happiness Commission, Member of Parliament from Thimphu, Dungkhag administration of Lingshi, and officials from Bhutan Foundation, Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB), Ministry along with tourists and the locals from Soe, Yaksa, Nubri and Lingshi.

    The festival is one of the unique occasion where by members of the whole Jomolhari community gather together to enjoy and celebrate their cultural heritage and also learn about ecotourism opportunities in the region. The festival also raised awareness on snow leopard conservation, by improving local community member’s perception of, and attitudes towards the endangered species and creating a plat form for economic opportunities and sustainable livelihood.

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  • Highlanders attends the first ever consultative workshop

    Highlanders from 10 Dzongkhags with the Hon'ble LyonchhoenOctober 19, Thimphu: More than 353 yak herders from 10 Dzongkhags representing a wide range of ages came together in Thimphu to attend the first ever consultative workshop with the government.

    Addressing the representatives, the Hon’ble Lyonchhoen shared that the highlanders living on the northern frontiers have a critical responsibility to ensure border security. He urged the meeting to deliberate plans to develop and promote highlanders’ livelihoods and their unique culture.

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  • Vacancy announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce vacancy on contract for one year for the following post:

    The Interested pre-service applicants fulfilling the above mentioned eligibility criteria may apply to Human Resource Division, MoAF latest by 30th October 2017. Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be called to the selection interview. For further details please visit MoAF website @www.moaf.gov.bt or call HR Officer, Department of Agriculture at 02-332510/17768995 during office hour.

     

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  • Final Call for Papers: Bhutan Journal of Animal Science

    This is the final call for papers for the upcoming Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2018 of Bhutan Journal of Animal Science. The manuscript/paper can be submitted via email to kesangwangchuk@rocketmail.com. The email must bear the subject line “BJAS: Paper Submission”.

    If you face problems with paper submission, please feel free to contact the Editor-in-Chief (kesangwangchuk@rocketmail.com). A manuscript submitted to BJAS will be deemed acceptable only if they have not been published or is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. The last date of paper submission is 11 November, 2017.

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