• The second Nature Guide and Eco-tourism course completed at UWICE

    3March 3 – April 29, Bumthang: The second batch of “Nature Guiding & Ecotourism course” which began on 3rd March 2016 concluded on 29th April 2016 with the awarding of certificates at the institute. The certificate awarding ceremony was graced by Mr. Tshering Tempa, Officiating Director and attended by the faculty and other staff members.

    Officiating Director, on his keynote address, advised the graduates to make best use of the knowledge and skills they gained through this course in conserving Bhutan’s natural resources and in nature guiding & ecotourism.

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  • Vermi-compost launched at Bimtar

    vlcsnap-2016-05-03-10h05m32s809April 24, Samtse: The Hon’ble Director General of Department of Agriculture, Mr. Nim Dorji and Offtg. Dasho Dzongda, Dasho Kungzang Wangdi launched the Vermi-composting technology at Bimtar, Norbugang geog. The event showcased the process of composting organic waste. These vermi-compost technology was established on Sarad Gurung’s farm. It will act as a demonstration unit in the Dzongkhag. This demonstration of vermi-compost unit was established and expanded with the fund support from National Organic Programme (NOP) in 2015 -2016.

    It is noted that the biggest problem facing the global agriculture today is decline in food production, degeneration in native soil fertility and deterioration in environmental quality due to application of synthetic agro-chemicals like fertilisers and pesticide.

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  • 2nd May: Birth Anniversary of Third King- Bhutan National Holiday

    3rdKingKRG2nd May is a National Holiday every year in the Kingdom of Bhutan to observe the Birth Anniversary of the Third Druk Gyalpo of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuck is known as the Father of Modern Bhutan opening Bhutan to the outside world and beginning modernisation of the Kingdom.

    It is also celebrated as Teachers’ Day in Bhutan because it was the Third Druk Gyalpo who also established a modern educational system in the country.

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  • Vacancy Re-Announcement for National Biodiversity Centre

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to re-announce the following posts for recruitment on contract for a period of two years:


    Interested eligible candidates are requested to submit their application along with CV to the Chief HR Officer, Human Resource Division on or before 12 May, 2016. Continue reading  Post ID 5752

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