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 […]
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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.
Weather and climate information of different lead times need to be translated to make informed decisions and for better management of resources and risks. For instance, farmers in a community will be in better position to avert postharvest loses if they are informed on the rainfall possibility during paddy harvest. Similarly, advisories on crop management […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Department of Agriculture released the fourth volume of the Bhutanese Journal of Agriculture (BJA), Issue 1. The Department would like to thank all the authors, reviewers and the editorial board members for their valuable contribution and for putting in extra effort to publish this edition successfully.
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