From the yearly archives: 2017

Sealed bids are hereby invited for Consultancy Services for audio-visual documentation of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) activities at Jarey and Thangrong Gewogs (in Lhuentse/Mongar respectively) being implemented by SLM Project funded by BTFEC. The Terms of Reference may be downloaded from this website by following the link given below. The last date for submission of […]

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Sealed bids are hereby invited for Consultancy Services for audio-visual documentation of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) activities at Jarey and Thangrong Gewogs (in Lhuentse/Mongar respectively) being implemented by SLM Project funded by BTFEC. The Terms of Reference may be downloaded from this website by clicking on the link given below. The last date for submission […]

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In order to execute the Implementation Framework and Guidelines for supply of Bio-fertilizers in the country to address the needs for organic production and set a system of procurement and supply, the National Soil Services Centre, Simtokha has been directed to procure and supply bio-fertilizers from the next cropping season. As such, the NSSC is […]

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A workshop on Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) at the national level, involving all relevant stakeholders was organized by National Soil Services Center (NSSC) in close coordination with the Department of Agriculture (DoA)and MoAF at Taj Tashi on 26th July 2017. Dr. Markus Repnik, Managing Director of the Global Mechanism of the United Nations Convention […]

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WDCD 2017 – UNCCD Poster

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Coinciding with the World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) on 17th June 2017, Honble Lyonpo for Ministry of Agriculture & Forests launched the Agriculture Land Development Guidelines (ALDG) for sustainable management of agriculture land through adoption of proper processes, procedures and technologies.

The ALDG has been developed by a Technical Working Group of eight […]

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A Working Committee (WC) of eight members worked on the Land Development Guidelines from 10th to 14th April 2017 in Phuentsholing. The WC members consisted of two Chiefs and an Engineer from the Department of Agriculture, a Planning Officer from the National Land Commission and four officers from the National Soil Services Centre (NSSC).

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Annual Report 2015-16

On April 21, 2017 By

The Annual Report for FY 2015-16″ has just been released – slightly delayed due to reasons beyond our control. We sincerely hope that the readers engaged in rural development and/or sustainable agriculture, specifically related to soils and sustainable land management will continue to access the useful information contained in the report. For a copy […]

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The National Soil Services Center (NSSC) is organizing a 5-day in-service training on soil and land management for 20 Extension Agents of Thimphu & Paro Dzongkahgs (10 each) with effect from 13th -17th March at Lamgong, Paro.

The training focuses on all aspects of soil and land management including soil characterization, land evaluation, soil […]

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Dawa Tashi, a B. Sc. (Agriculture) graduate of Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences in Allahabad, India chose to join this Center as Soil Survey & Land Evaluation Officer after securing second position (72.09%) in the Bhutan Civil Service Examinations 2014 in the technical category.

The certificate for his magnificent […]

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