Entries by Druk

Rice Fortification Workshop in Punakha

15-16 April, Punakha: The workshop on ‘Rice Fortification: An awareness on food safety and quality management’ is underway in Punakha. Organized by the Department of Agriculture in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and WFP, around 27 participants from the relevant agencies are attending the meeting including the experts from Delhi, Bangladesh and Thailand. The […]

Food Self-Sufficiency Assessment

22-26th March, 2021: Food Self-Sufficiency Assessment writeshop for 5 days in Paro to carry out the Food Self-Sufficiency assessment for major agriculture crops. The taskforce members comprises of officials from DoA, PPD and RSD, MoAF.

Fourth Agriculture Research Coordination Meeting and Launch of ADSS

16-19 March, Punakha: Agriculture officials are attending the 4th Agriculture Research Coordination Meeting (ARCM) in Punakha. Stipulated in the Agriculture Research Strategy, the ARCM is an important forum of the Department of Agriculture to plan, review and endorse annual research activities proposed by the Agriculture Research and Development Centres and Central Programs of the department. Emerging issues […]

Writeshop to Develop Hydroponics System Training Course Module

The focals officers of the Department of Agriculture attending a five days writeshop to develop a training course  module for the hydroponics system at Punakha from 10-14 March 2021.The training module captures basics of hydroponics, its essential features and will contribute towards post training application of the technology in setting up potential enterprises leading to […]

Awareness and training on “Bhutan standard for Good Agricultural Practices: Fruits and Vegetables”

1-2 March, Punakha: Eight farmers of Genekha, Phobji and Gangtey, Nahi and Talo of Wangdue, Punakha and Thimphu Dzongkhags along with the agriculture extension supervisors of these gewogs and BAFRA Inspectors of Wangdue, Punakha and Thimphu are attending an awareness training on Bhutan Standard for Good Agricultural Practices (GAP): Fruits and Vegetables. Resource Persons are […]