• Himalayan Black Bear successfully rescued and released

    Untitled23 December 2014: The Rescue team rushed to Zabasa village in Kabisa gewog under Punakha Dzongkhag to rescue the Himalayan Black bear which was trapped in the cable snare set up by Ap Wangdi. Ap Wangdi had set up the cable snare to protect his calves and chickens from predation by the Himalayan Black Bear which has been visiting his place quite frequently. The bear got entangled in the snare at 2:00 AM on 23 December 2014.

    Ap Wangdi informed the forestry extension office of Kabisa about the incident and requested for help. The extension agent immediately called the rescue team of the Wildlife Rescue and Animal Health Section of the Wildlife Conservation Division and requested for the rescue and relocation of the trapped bear.

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  • Notice Inviting Tender

    The Wildlife Conservation Division under the Department of Forests & Park Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests would like to invite sealed quotation from the eligible Bhutanese supplier (s) for Supply and Delivery of Solar Electric Fencing Materials and General Tools.

    The details of the supplies can be obtained from the tender document available for sale from 25th December 2014 till 25th January 2015 at a cost of Nu. 500/- (non refundable) during office hours from Administration and Finance Division, MoAF.

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  • GIS training underway in Wangdue Forest Division

    Workshop in Progress
    Workshop in Progress

    22 Dec, 2014, Wangdue: The four-day GIS training begun in Wangdue Forest Division today with the main objective behind to help field foresters to understand the forest science and its application in sustainable forest management planning processes since the technology profoundly impacted the management of forest resources. The training was formally opened by Mr. Tashi Dendup, Offtg. Chief Forestry Officer.

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  • 10th Biodiversity Fair held at Samdrup Jongkhar

    Seed distribution and exchange among different farmer groups
    Seed distribution and exchange among different farmer groups

    The National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) in collaboration with the Dzongkhag Agriculture Sector Samdrup Jongkhar and RNR-RDC Bhur organized a one-day Biodiversity Fair at Samdrup Jongkhar Middle Secondary School ground on 17th December 2014.  The Fair was participated by 70 farmer representatives from various geogs of Samdrup Jongkhar and a community Seed Bank farmer group from Bumthang. The regional heads, Dzongkhag Sector heads, extension agents and, students and teachers from nearby schools of the Dzongkhag also participated in the Fair.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the availability of the following vacancies for the following posts:

    Agency/Department/ Division Position Title Position Level Minimum Required Qualification No. of Posts Remarks
    RLDC-Tsimasham, Wangdue, Zhemgang Program Director P1 A BSc. Animal Science/B.VSc & AH/ BSc. Animal Production 3 In-service
    NWWFCC, Gelephu & NCWFC, Haa Program Director P1 A BSc. Fishery Science 2 In-service
    19 Dzongkhags Chief Dzongkhag Livestock Officer P1 A BSc. Animal Science/B.VSc & AH/ BSc. Animal Production 19 In-service


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