Author Archives: Jamyang Wangdi

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A Bhutanese Dairy Farmer, Ms. Chimmi Dema, an aspiring dairy farmer from Gogona, Wangduephodrang received a prestigious FAO’s “Model Agriculturalists” award on 18th October 2019 at the FAO Regional Office for Asia and Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand. The Assistant Director General of FAO RAP presented the FAO’s annual Asia-Pacific award to Ms. Chimmi Dema and Read more….

World Rabies Day 2019

The Nation marks the World Rabies Day with a theme “Rabies: Vaccinate to Eliminate”. The Department of Livestock will update of happenings on Rabies day all across the country soon. Lets us all come together responsibly and make Rabies a past history. #RabiesEndHere

National Poultry Coordination Meeting Underway

26 September 2019: The Department of Livestock is currently convening a consultation workshop on the sustainable poultry industry and future challenges in Bhutan from 26-28 September 2019 in Gelephu, organized by Department of Livestock, with fund support from Effective Microorganism Technology (EMT) project affiliated to Miyagi farm corporation in Japan. The main objective of the Read more….

Dairy Enterprise Development Concept presented to Ministry

19 September 2019: Department of Livestock presented a concept document on dairy enterprise development to Ministry this morning. A project proposal titled “Transforming dairy sector for sustainable livelihood of dairy farmers in Bhutan” was tabled for discussion, chaired by Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, and attended by technical staff from DoL HQ & National Dairy Research & Read more….

Invitation for Bids

Sealed Bids are invited from the eligible Civil Contractors registered with Construction Development Board (CDB) for the following works as detailed below; Bidding documents may be downloaded free of cost from the websites of Construction Development Board; from10/09/2019 to 11/10/2019, and submit to the office along with an Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) of Nu.80,000/-(Eighty Read more….

Training on Pond Fish farming to LUC Groups

National Research & Development Centre for Aquaculture (NR&DCA), Gelephu in collaboration with Samdrupjongkhar Livestock Sector organized a week-long training on pond fish farming to two land user certificate (LUC) groups from Dorangthang LUC group located under Samdrupcholing Drungkhag, and Jangsa LUC group located under Jomotshangkha from 2-6th September 2019. The LUC training, which was first Read more….

EU-TAC Expert visits Farms under DoL

Under the support of EU – Technical Assistance Complimentary Support (EU-TACS) Project, Mr. Nico van Wageningen from The Netherlands was previously assigned to provide consulting services including technical assistance and studies in support of sound implementation of strategies in inputs farms under the Department. Mr. Nico as a part of his assignment is currently visiting Read more….

Livestock Input Farm Strategy Document Launched

In pursuit to achieve livestock product self-sufficiency for a prosperous Bhutanese society, the Department of Livestock has come up with the strategy document to streamline the mandates and functions of the livestock input farms and commodity centres towards fulfilling 12th FYP plan and priorities. Thus, coinciding with 30th day of the 6th month of the Read more….

DoL APA FY 2019-20 Signed

30 August 2019: Coinciding with 30th day of the 6th month of Bhutanese calendar 2019, Department of Livestock signed its annual performance agreement (APA) for the financial year 2019-20 with its respective divisions, central programs and units today.

Annual Meeting to develop APA 2019-20

29 August 2019: Department of Livestock is currently convening a meeting on the development of annual performance agreement (APA) for the financial year 2019-20. Participants consisting of representatives from different central programs and units are taking part in the meeting scheduled from 29-30 August 2019.  During the meeting, the participants were informed of the Department Read more….