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Notification of Crop Varieties

Click here for the Notification of crop varieties_2022 and click here Inventory of released & de-notified crops in Bhutan-July 2022 (inc. forage crops)

Agromet Advisory for Southern Dzongkhags

Please click the link to view the agromet advisory for southern dzongkhags (15-17th June, 2022). This advisory is prepared by the agromet focal at ARDC Samtenling based on the weather forecast provided by NCHM and in consultation with other subject specialists. Weather Agro-adviosry Bulletin for 15-17 June 22

PRESS RELEASE: Completion of one million fruit tree plantation by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests in partnership with the De-Suung National Service (DNS)

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests in partnership with the De-Suung National Service has embarked on DNS: Million Fruit Tree Plantation as three-month project starting from 15th March, 2022. The fruit trees were granted as Royal Soelra to the farmers with the vision of enhancing income and uplifting the rural livelihood. The Ministry of Agriculture […]

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 […]