Author Archives: Towchu Rabgay


The outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in a semi-commercial pig farm was confirmed in Samphelling, under Chukha Dzongkhag on April 17, 2022. The disease was confirmed by the National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang using real time-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test. ASF is a highly contagious viral disease that causes up to 100% mortality Read more….

Development of Bhutan Yak Federation Strategy Document RIVER VALLEY HOTEL PUNAKHA 16th to 18th November 2021

Fund Supported by Kanchenjunga Landscape Conservation & Development Initiatives (KLCDI), ICIMOD, Nepal, and Highland Development Program, Department of Livestock (DoL) Ministry of Agriculture & Forests (MoAF), Bhutan. From 16th to 18th November 2021, the Livestock Research & Extension Division under the Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests, organized a 3-day write shop in Read more….

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021 November 16, 2021 World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is observed annually from 18 to 24 of November globally. The main aim of the WAAW is to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers, farmers, animal health professionals and policy Read more….

Paving faster income and employment for highlanders through prioritizing and proper planning.

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….