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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
The Department of Agriculture led by the task force members have conducted several rounds of sensitization and consultation meetings( in person and virtually) to develop the Competency Based Framework(CBF) for Agriculture Supervisor from 18th November 2021 to 1st December 2021 with all the Central Programs (NPPC, NSSC, NSC, NPHC, NMC), Agriculture Research and Development Centres […]
The Department of Agriculture is pleased to present a status report on Self-Sufficiency and Dietary Energy Supply of Food Crops in Bhutan. The status report provides an overview of Food Self-Sufficiency Ratio (SSR), Import Dependency Ratio (IDR) and the available Dietary Energy Supply (DES) of agriculture crops. The assessment was carried out for 51 selected […]
The Director of the Department of Agriculture (DoA) inaugurated the Farmers’ Sales Outlet (FSO) at Gedu, under Chhukha Dzongkhag on 16th November 2021 that has been constructed by Chhukha Dzongkhag Administration through the funding support of Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project (FSAPP) [https://www.doa.gov.bt/projects/& https://bit.ly/3oCfjQG].
The Department of Agriculture would like to welcome and offer our heartfelt Tashi Delek to the new Director, Mr. Yonten Gyamtsho. With your experience and dedication, we are confident of achieving great things and building a prosperous future together. Congratulations on your new role and best wishes ahead.
The publication of “Hydroponics Research & Development Strategy 2021” can be downloaded from the DoA website under the publication section or from here https://www.doa.gov.bt/publication/agriculture-strategies-guidelines
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