Department of Agriculture

The Department of Agriculture is one of the oldest Government Departments in the country. It was established with the commencement of first five-year plan in 1961. Early activities focused mainly on agriculture and establishment of research stations at Yusipang and Samtenling. During 1990’s and 2000’s, the Department of Agriculture has undergone numerous institutional reorganizations. The name of the institutes and mandates therefore never remained consistent. However over the period of time the human resource and institutional capacity of the Department has been greatly strengthened.

The 3rd Agriculture Research Coordination Meeting (ARCM) underway in Gelephu

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28 – 30 January 2020, Gelephu: The 3rd Agriculture Research Coordination Meeting is currently taking place in Gelephu.

Mid Year Review of APA 2019-2020

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The Mid-Year Review (MYR) meeting of APA 2019-2020 of ARDC’s…

Capacity Development Training on Crop Modeling underway in Paro

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Agrometeorology Program under Agriculture Research & Extension Division (ARED) of the Department of Agriculture is organizing a week-long capacity development training on crop modeling from 25-29 November 2019 at Metta Resort, Paro.