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12th – 13th October, 2021: The National Highland Research and Development Center, Jakar in collaboration with Livestock Research and Extension Division, Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu organized two days national highland development review and coordination workshop with effect from 12th October to 13th October 2021 in Haa Dzongkhag. The workshop is Read more….

Bhutan Yak Federation calls on Yak Cooperatives for Establishing Yak based Business

  10th October 2021: The Bhutan Yak Federation (BYF) calls the Yak Cooperatives for establishing Yak based business in their respective Dzongkhags for accelerating income generation and offering job opportunities for the highland youths.  In this process, the Department of Livestock is guiding the BYF in developing its strategy document for strengthening yak cooperatives in Read more….


The Department of Livestock is pleased to announce that all pet dogs shall be digitally registered and identified through the use of microchip in collaboration with De-Suung Office, Thimphu Thromde and Dzongkhag Administration, Thimphu for the first time in the country from 11th October to 16th October,2021. This is in accordance with the The Livestock Read more….

Balamna Village, Haa gets new Milk Processing Unit

6th October 2021:  The Milk Processing Unit (MPU) at Balamna was inaugurated on by Dasho Dzongdag. The inauguration ceremony was also attended by Dasho Dorji Wangmo, M.P of Sangbaykha constituency, Dasho Dzongrab, Sector heads of Haa Dzongkhag administration and Samar geog administration.  More than 60 people from Dzongkhag, geog and local community participated in the Read more….