INFORMATION, EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION

  1. Posters, Pamphlets, Leaflets & Infographics

    1. Minimum Food Labelling Requirements
    2. GMO Regulation in Bhutan
    3. Farm to Fork
    4. Fighting Food Pathogens
    5. Food Safety for Children
    6. Keep food safe
    7. Make Safe food Choices-English & Dzongkha
    8. WHO Five Keys to Safer Food
    9. BAFRA- Biosecurity and Food Safety
    10. 2nd WFSD- Food Safety, Everyone’s Business
    11. Safe practice for food retail during COVID-19
    12. Safe practices during food transportation
    13.  Awareness_Brochure_NBFP_BAFRA
    14. Awareness_Calendar_2014
    15. Awareness_Q&A booklet
    16. Food Safety and Biosecurity Awareness-Eng & Dzongkha
    17. Biosecurity Awareness-Dzo
    18. Third-Party Organic Certification – -Eng & Dzongkha

     

    Videos & Animations

    1. BAFRA Profile- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1Au0B_QLII
    2. BAFRA’s Role- https://www.facebook.com/BAFRA2018/videos/2624239754477444
    3. Creating Food Safety Culture in Bhutan- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E88Mnh0MVxE&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2sLUnlS4ASHVLSaemWiGxWE0Ox697qPCZN3J_d3zmimgMVM3Rm13nwoto
    4. Procedure on Import of Plant & Plant Products into Country- https://www.facebook.com/BAFRA2018/videos/2122872894640572
    5. Licensing of Food Business based on GHP/GMP Criteria-https://www.facebook.com/bhutancodex/posts/1133706296979915
    6. Procedure for import of pet animals- https://www.facebook.com/1960103104250886/videos/2102478233346705
    7. GMO awareness
    8. WHO Five Keys to Safer Food
    9. BAFRA Food Safety
    10. Application Handling on Import of product derived from GMO
    11. Animal Biosecurity
    12. Third-Party Organic Certification
    13. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRuC898ZuKM
    14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qaukq0shC54&list=PLzp5NgJ2-dK5H6dtr7Q-C9Jdxw2-82_0U&index=1

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The primary mandates of Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) is to implement effective biosecurity measures to protect the agriculture farming system including animal health, and public health from risks of entry, establishment and spread of exotic and or notifiable pests and diseases. Thus, a major role is placed...more

Import of animals/plants and their products are allowed into the country with prior approval and obtaining Import Permit from BAFRA. At arrival at the point of entry, the consignment intended for import must be accompanied with a Phytosanitary Certificate for plant consignment and Zoo-sanitary Certificate for animal consignment...more

Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority implements measures to reduce the transmission of animal or plant, pest and diseases from one dzongkhag to another. Hence In-Country Movement Permits are issued

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BAFRA facilitates the export of plant and plant products by issuing the certificates as per the requirements of the importing country following the procedure below...more

BAFRA issues food handlers license after a health interview, training on food safety, and signing an undertaking that the food handler and all those under their supervision avoid themselves from handling food under certain conditions of illness as listed below...more

A person who intends to operate a food business requires a food safety license from BAFRA. BAFRA issues food safety licence to a food business that complies with BAFRA GHP/GMP Criteria  for Licensing of food business. To obtain a food safety licence...more

To provide food testing services to the regulators, food businesses and the general public, National Food Testing Laboratory was established, and it has following testing facilities..more

BAFRA provides product certification services to support the farmers, industries and commerce in Bhutan for market access and trade facilitation. BAFRA implements product certification in conformity with ISO IEC 17065:2012 to provide a third party mark of certification. Our certification services will enable you...more

The Biosafety requirements are implemented as per the Biosafety Act of Bhutan 2015, and Biosafety Rules and Regulations 2018. The objectives of this Act is to protect, conserve and safeguard the biodiversity of Bhutan and also to promote the nation’s food and nutrition security and safeguard the animals and human health from unintended effect of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO).  Read More...

 


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Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Post Box: 1071, 

Thimphu, Bhutan, Tel: +975-02-327031/325790 Fax: +975-02-327032/335540