Dagap First Farm Festival at Dagapela, Dagana
The two-day festival, which began today, was organised coinciding with the 64th birth anniversary of the fourth Druk Gyalpo. The main objectives of the celebration are to bring socio-economic development in Dagana and improve the livelihood of people.
Dasho Hemant Gurung, MP of Lamoizingkha Constitution was the Chief Guest for the day; other dignitaries present were Dasho Dzongdag, Lam Neten of Dzongkhag Rabgay, Dasho Dzongrab, RBP Dasho Major, Gups and farmers of 14 Gewogs, Sector Heads and Gewog RNR Staff. There are more than 25 stalls, a stall each from 14 gewogs to showcase farm products. There is also food stalls and games section for the people during the festival.
ARDC, Bajo took active part with display of different varieties of fruits, vegetables, vetiver for SLM, azolla production, water harvesting pond and agave as life fencing and also demonstrated biochar production.
Almost about 1000 people witness the event and it was appreciated by the participants and guests.