The Department of Agriculture (DoA) with financial and technical support from JICA conducted the hands-on-training on summer time apple management for agriculture staff of Haa Dzongkhag on 24th July 2017. The training was organized in one of the farmer’s apple orchard at Tsilungkha.
The training was facilitated by the JICA Apple Expert stationed at Research and Development Center – Organic Agriculture (RDC –OA), Yusipang. This program is part of the DoA – JICA Partnership Project (JPP). The JPP is a grass root project for building capacity of the extension officials and introduction of innovative technologies to improve apple production, productivity and processing in the three target Dzongkhags of Paro, Haa and Thimphu. The project term is from March 2016 to September 2018.
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