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The National Soil Services Center (NSSC) is pleased to invite applications for the post of Laboratory Utility Assistant to be employed under ESP category.
All interested candidates, preferably male holding Bhutanese citizenship, aged between 18-40 years and with minimum qualification of Class VIII may apply to the Program Director, NSSC, Simtokha latest by 20th July […]
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Land is fundamental to our very existence. It serves as a basis for securing food, water, energy and continuous ecosystem services. However, with increase in human population and rapid socio-economic development taking place, the land-based natural resources are put at stake due to desertification and land degradation occurring around the world…Land Degradation – […]
In its quest to create awareness on the importance of sustainable management of the natural resources, the National Soil Services Centre (NSSC) of the Department of Agriculture and Watershed Management Division (WMD) of the Department of Forests and Park Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests conducted a sensitization workshop for our youths in 6 […]Read More →
Bhutan loses about 3.34 tonnes of topsoil per hectare annually. The soil loss increases eight-fold to 24.61 tonnes a hectare in areas where sustainable land management techniques are not implemented. This is about three truckloads of soil being removed and dumped downstream every year.
Even with sustainable land management techniques Bhutan loses at least 12 […]Read More →
The National Soil Services Center (NSSC) is pleased to invite applications from the Bhutanese nationals for the post of 2 (two) Lab Utility/Field Assistants under ESP category.
All interested candidates, holding Bhutanese citizenship and aged between 18 40 years, may apply to the Program Director, NSSC, Simtokha latest by 15th April 2016 with the following […]Read More →
With weather conditions becoming more favorable for the armyworm outbreaks (prolonged dry periods followed by heavy rainfall) , all extension officials are instructed to carry out regular monitoring of the pests particularly in maize fieldsand paddy nurseries to assist farmers to implement control measures on time.
Factors favoring the outbreak
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On February 19, 2016 By admin-nssc
Landslides and land degradation have become a thing of the past in Thrimshing, Trashigang with the coming of Sustainable Land Management Project (SLMP). SLMP, which was started in the gewog in 2008 continued until 2010. Besides planting bamboo rhizomes and other trees, stone and log check dams were also constructed. Thrimshing Gup Ngawang Dorji said […]Read More →
Director General, DoA visited Regional & Dzongkhag Agriculture Establishments/Staff under Tsirang and Sarpang Dzongkhag (3rd to 6th December 2015) and Bhutan celebrated the “World Soil Day” on 5th December 2015
While in Sarpang Dzongkhag to celebrate the World Soil Day on 5th December, the Director General (DG) of the […]Read More →
The “World Soil Day” is observed on 5thDecember every year since 2012. Under the leadership of the Kingdom of Thailand and within the framework of the “Global Soil Partnership”, FAO has supported the formal establishment of the World Soil Day as a global awareness raising platform. The FAO Conference, in June 2013, unanimously endorsed […]Read More →
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