Objectives

●To enhance sustainable rural livelihood;

●To promote sustainable utilization of arable agriculture land; and 

●To enhance food security and food self sufficiency.

Staff Strength

19 Staff

  • 1 DAO, 1 ADAO, Data Manager (extension supervisor)
  • 14 gewog extension supervisors
  • 2 CMU Machine Operators

12 FYP Outlay

Agriculture production enhanced- 50 million

  • The program support production of cereals, oilseeds & pulses, vegetables, fruits & nuts, maps, potato and mushroom

Organic agriculture promoted – 5.6 million

  • The program supports organic farming and production

Agriculture infrastructure developed – 104 million

The program supports

  • Agriculture land development & fallow land revival
  • Development of marketing facilities
  • Electric fencing system
  • Construction & maintenance of irrigation schemes
  • Construction & maintenance of RNR Centres & facilities

STATUS OF CURRENT FY PLAN (2020-2021)

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CENTRAL ACTIVITIES

Economic contingency plan – 11.700 million

  • Protected agriculture farming; and
  • Enhance production of selected vegetables crops (tomato, chilli, cauliflower, onion)

FLAGSHIP/PROJECTS

Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project (FSAPP)

Project period 2017-2022

  • Strengthening farmer and producer groups;
  • Enhancing farmer productivity; and 
  • Enhancing access to markets.

 

CLIMATE FUND (GCF)

Green Climate Fund (GCF)

Project Period 2020-2025

  • Promote resilient agricultural practices in the face of changing climate patterns;
  • Integrate climate change risks into water and land management practices that affect smallholders; and 
  • Reduce the risk and impact of climate change induced landslides during extreme events that disrupt market access.

Integrated Horticulture Promotion Project (IHPP-JICA)

Project Period 2016-2021

  • Horticulture production expanded with appropriate technologies.

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AGRICULTURE SECTOR’S PRIORITY & APPROACHES

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