The 3rd Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) Meeting of the Integrated Horticulture Program Project (IHPP) was conducted on 21st January, 2018 at ARDC Bajo. The meeting was chaired by Director Madam Kinley Tshering, DoA, MoAF. The meeting was attended by Mr. Koji Yamada, JICA Chief Representative, Ms. Yumiko Toshizawa, Project Formulation Advisor, JICA, Mr. Kota Wakabayashi, JICA Representative, and Mr.  Wangda Dukpa Chief RED, DoA along with the Dzongkhag Agriculture Officers, IHPP counterparts and Program Director, ARDC, Bajo. This JCC meeting is an important forum to update the progress and workplan for the coming financial year.

During the meeting, Program Director, ARDC Bajo presented on the project progress of 2018-19 which is divided into three major segments I. Horticulture Technology Development II. Seed and Seedling Production and Promotion III. Training and Extension. There was presentation on activity plan for 2019-20 by the counterpart.

The day was concluded with field visit to model farmer field at Barp Gewog, Punakha by the delegates and participants.