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The 3rd Forestry Conference will be held at Samtse from 19-21 December 2013.
Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary (SWS) has three Park Range offices stationed in Merak Sakteng and Samdrup Jongkhar. The new building was completed recently and it has been shifted to the new building on 14 November 2013. The construction was funded by RGoB. The office is located an elevation above 3500m above msl.
20th November 2013, Warsaw, Poland: Addressing the Plenary of the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework on Climate Change in Warsaw, Poland, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture and Forests and Vice Chair of the National Environment Commission, urged the international community to demonstrate greater global solidarity to tackle the threat of climate change.
The Global Leadership for Results in Conservation Program— Building Leadership Capacity for Advancing Wildlife Conservation.Posted Mon, 2013-11-25 09:27
Farmers battling ideas over Sokshing customary rights: The People’s perspective from Katsho gewog, HaaPosted Wed, 2013-11-20 12:31
Land Act 2007 chapter 11 section 256 reads as “Reverted Sokshing in rural areas may be converted to leasehold at individual and community level. However, the land categorised as Sokshing, where there are no trees shall not be leased.” Furthermore, as per section 257, only those who have agricultural land shall be eligible to lease Sokshing on individual as well as on community basis. Due to this flexibility, many people from Katsho gewog have already applied for Sokshing on lease to the Dzongkhag through their Gewog administration.
The Human Resource Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce vacancies for the following posts:
Interested candidate who meet eligible criteria may apply to the Human Resource Division, MoAF latest by 2nd December. 2013. For eligibility criteria, please refer section 18.104.22.168 of the Promotion Rules and Regulation, BCSR 2012 available at the RCSC website (www.gov.bt) and section 47 of Bhutan Civil Service Act, 2010.