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From the yearly archives: 2014
Recognizing the fact that soil is a finite natural resource and that it is a critical component of the natural system as it serves as a basis of food, feed, fuel and fibre production and services to ecosystems and human well-being, United Nations has designated fifth day in December every year as World Soil Day.
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Prior to conducting the survey, the team conducted mock survey at the Center basically to review and refine the questionnaire and also […]Read More →
On September 3, 2014 By admin-nssc
A group of eight officials from Land Development Department in Bangkok visited the Center. Click on Read More button to view pictures taken then…
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According to estimates, some 1.97 billion hectares of all usable land have been affected by various forms of human-induced land degradation worldwide. These are mainly caused by deforestation, overgrazing, fuel wood consumption, unsustainable land and crop management practices, industries, urbanization, and infrastructure development. Poverty, population growth and natural factors such as extreme climate and […]Read More →
The United Nations Convention to Combat Land Degradation (UNCCD) stipulates that the National Action Programs (NAP) to combat land degradation developed by the member countries need to be realigned to the UNCCD 10-Year Strategy (2008-18). Therefore, the National Soil Services Centre (NSSC) as the Country’s Focal Agency for UNCCD, carried out the task of realigning […]Read More →
On August 15, 2014 By admin-nssc
This study was conducted with the objective of determining the returns to sustainable land management (SLM) at the national level in Bhutan. The study first uses satellite data on land change (Landsat) to examine land use change in 1990… To download the document, click on the link…ifpridp01361Read More →
June 17 is globally celebrated as World Day to Combat Desertification. The theme for this year’s celebration is “ecosystem based adaptation” with a slogan “Land belongs to the Future – Let’s Climate Proof it“. It highlights the benefits of mainstreaming sustainable land management policies into our collective response to climate change. The objectives of this […]Read More →
A team from the Center is currently in Thangrong Gewog in Mongar implementing Sustainable Land Management (SLM) interventions – specifically benefitting 35 households in the villages of Reynang Khoe, Changyongla and Maebhang Zor. A series of hedge rows will be established on some 15 – 20 acres and stone bunding will be built on 1 […]Read More →
In order to streamline sustainable land management in the government policies and plans, the National Soil Services Center (NSSC), under agriculture ministry, organized a workshop for the National Council members in the capital this week.
The key objective was to sensitize the importance of combating land degradation in the country, […]Read More →
From Program Director’s DeskDear Visitors! Welcome to this Centre's website, the virtual extension of the National Soil Services Centre (NSSC) under Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests.
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The National Soil Services Center (NSSC) under Department of Agriculture (DoA), MoAF invites sealed quotations from authorized ticketing agents for travel as per the terms and conditions specified below: –Sector Travel Dates Remarks…
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Sealed bids are hereby invited from registered contractors for their rates for “Repair & Maintenance of Water Supply” as detailed in the bidding document available for sale from 13th to 17th June’16. The last…
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