Entries by DoA

Publication of Bhutanese Journal of Agriculture (BJA) Volume 5, Issue I (2022)

The Department of Agriculture is pleased to release the fifth volume of the Bhutanese Journal of Agriculture (BJA), Issue 1. The Department would like to thank all the authors, reviewers and editorial board members for their valuable contribution and for putting in extra effort to publish this edition successfully. This volume comprises 16 interesting articles […]

Release of Vegetable Research and Development Strategy 2023-2027

The publication titled ‘ Vegetable Research and Development Strategy 2023-2027’ was released and it is now available for download from the ‘Publication’ link of the DoA Website or at http://www.doa.gov.bt/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/VEGETABLE-RESEARCH-AND-DEVELOPMENT-STRATEGY-2023-2027.pdf

De-suung National Service: A Million Fruit Tree Plantation Project

Inspired by His Majesty’s vision, the De-suung National Service in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is undertaking “A Million Fruit Tree Plantation Project” in Bhutan. This project was launched on 15th March 2022 at Yusipang, Thimphu Dzongkhag by Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests. This initiative will help 140,827 rural farming […]

Promotion of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) in Bhutan

As food safety issues are increasing around the world, the consumers are demanding safer and healthy food. Consumers are now more aware of the negative impacts on our health from consumption of produces with high chemical content consequential from unregulated use of pesticides and other chemicals. Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) is one of the agriculture […]

Re-announcement of vacancy for the post of Advisor

VACANCY Re-ANNOUNCEMENT The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce vacancy for the post of Advisor to the Department of Agriculture as detailed below: Sl.No Position Title and Level Qualification Agency No. of Slot Super Structure 1 Advisor (ES3-ES1) M. Sc in Relevant field Department of Agriculture, Head Quarter   1 Technical Services […]


The Department of Agriculture (DoA), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests with financial support of FAO for intensive vegetable production program to ease the post COVID-19 situation, offers gardening space to groups of laid-off youths interested in farming. Some space is still available at Changtagang, Kawang geog, Thimphu.  Technical and financial supports provided by DoA. Genuinely […]

World Soil Day, 5 December 2021

The World Soil Day is an annual event observed on 5 December to reiterate the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources. The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) made a recommendation to celebrate an international day on soil in 2002.  FAO has supported the formal establishment of […]

Notice Inviting Tender

The project management unit (PMU), Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project (FSAPP) invites sealed bids for the supply of 1) 𝑫𝒓𝒊𝒑 𝑰𝒓𝒓𝒊𝒈𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝑺𝒆𝒕𝒔, 2) 𝑺𝒊𝒍𝒑𝒂𝒖𝒍𝒊𝒏 𝑷𝒐𝒏𝒅 𝑳𝒊𝒏𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑺𝒉𝒆𝒆𝒕𝒔 and 3) 𝑴𝒖𝒍𝒄𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑷𝒍𝒂𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒄 to 5 project Dzongkhags (𝑪𝒉𝒉𝒖𝒌𝒉𝒂, 𝑫𝒂𝒈𝒂𝒏𝒂, 𝑯𝒂𝒂, 𝑺𝒂𝒎𝒕𝒔𝒆 & 𝑺𝒂𝒓𝒑𝒂𝒏𝒈). Click here for the tender document. Bids shall be accepted till 𝟏𝟎:𝟎𝟎𝐀𝐌, 𝟓 […]