From the yearly archives: 2015

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

Director General’s visits

While in Sarpang Dzongkhag to celebrate the World Soil Day on 5th December, the Director General (DG) of the […]

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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 […]

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A half day consultation workshop on UNCCD Land Degradation Neutrality Project (Phase I) was conducted at the NRDCL Conference Hall on 3rd September 2015. In the workshop, Working Group members from both within and outside the Ministry of Agriculture & Forests participated providing valuable inputs in the finalization of the Country Report for submission […]

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The new Director General (Dasho Nim Dorji) of Department of Agriculture who joined on 22nd July 2015 visited the Center in the afternoon of 30th July15 making it the first visit in the series of his familiarization visits to the several agencies under the Department in the days to come.

After a brief presentation […]

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In order to observe World Day to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation 2015 with the theme “Invest in healthy soils, with focus on attainment of food security for all through sustainable food systems”, 70 acres or more of farmland belonging to 47 households of Thongrong in Phongmey, Trashigang were brought under the Sustainable Land […]

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Report produced and published by IFPRI on “Assessing the Economic Benefits of Sustainable Land Management Practices in Bhutan” Click on the link to open the document…IFPRI Report

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The Land Management Campaign at Nimshong Chiog in Nabji Korphu Gewog under Trongsa Dzongkhag was organized partly to commemorate the World Day to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation 2015 with the theme “Attainment of Food Security for All Through Sustainable Food Systems“. The program was also coincided to kick start the Land Degradation Neutrality […]

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With funds from Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) Project, the inception workshop for the National Action Program (NAP) to combat land degradation /LDN working group was held at the National Soil Center’s Conference Hall on 20 March’15 to review NAP from LDN perspective; land degradation situation and drivers and national strategies to address […]

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