26 May 2017, Thimphu: A 10 Member Japanese Delegation from Kisarazu City of Chiba Prefecture led by the Hon’ble Mayor Yoshikuni Watanabe are on a visit to Bhutan upon the invitation of the MoAF Minister, Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji. The delegation was received by the Director General of BAFRA, the National Organic Programme Coordinator and the Secretary General of the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Kisarazu City has declared itself as organic to create a sustainable city with nature and its citizens living in harmony. Therefore, the delegation is here to learn about Bhutan’s national programme for moving towards organic agriculture, sustainable environmentally friendly tourism and the GNH Concept. – ICTD
25 to 27 May, 2017, Zhemgang: A Consultative Workshop on Animal Nutrition Workshop is under way at RDTC, Zhemgang. The workshop will review the feed and fodder development programs implemented in the country and deliberate various issues related to Animal Nutrition.