• RNR Extension Manual 2020

    ICTD is in the process of compiling the information for the RNR Extension Manual 2020. Therefore, we would like to request all the departments/agencies to kindly furnish updates of technical and any other information such as contact details and office name pertaining to your respective offices by referring to the Manual 2019.

    Please send your changes for incorporation including the comment/feedback, if any, latest by 29 November 2019 at ictd@moaf.gov.bt.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce vacancies for the following positions under Flagship Program “Organic Bhutan” till the end of project term as detailed below:

    Position Title/Position LevelQualificationNo. of SlotsDivisionMode of RecruitmentRemarks
    Laboratory Officer (P4-P2)B.Sc. Animal Science1NRCAN, BumthangLateral TransferIn-service
    Laboratory Officer (P4-P2)B.Sc Agriculture2NSSC Semtokha & NPPC Semtokha

    Interested in-service civil servants who meet the eligible criteria may apply.

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  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week

    20 November, Thimphu: The World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) is observed globally from 18-24 November to raise awareness of the health risks posed by antibiotic resistance, promote good practices and limit the spread of resistant bacteria across the world.

    To mark the WAAW, a half day workshop on “Advocacy on Antimicrobial Resistance to the One Health Stakeholders” was held at the National Veterinary Hospital, Motithang to create awareness to stakeholders with a global theme, ‘The future of antibiotics depends on all of us.’

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  • Sanam Lyonpo meets senior RNR officials

    The Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor met with heads of the departments and agencies including the regional and SoEs heads on November 15 to share his past one year’s experiences and way forward in the RNR Sector.

    Lyonpo addressing the meeting shared, “The past one year in the office was enriching, learning about the agriculture sector, its planning process, implementation and the opportunity to work on it.” He stressed that the Ministry has a huge potential for employment generation, wealth creation and transformational growth if focused beyond subsistence farming. He highlighted that the agriculture in Bhutan needs transformation through enhancing productivity, market and research as well as cutting down bureaucratic layers and territorial mind set. He also urged all to come with big ideas and bring a change for better future.

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  • Statistical release on vegetables 2013-2017

    This statistical release is based on the analysis of domestic vegetable production, data sourced from Bhutan RNR Statistics from 2013-2017 published by RSD under Directorate of Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF). The figures on the import of vegetable are sourced from Bhutan Trade Statistics of the Department of Revenue and Customs (DRC), Ministry of Finance (MoF). The analysis is presented for trend comparison and to give readers, a sense of trend in volume of domestic vegetable production and import of vegetable items in the country from 2013 to 2017

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