A day-long workshop was held at Madaripur with agricultural officers and farmers of Barisal region under the partner project of the Directorate of Agricultural Extension. This workshop was held in the hall of Mustafapur Horticultural Center of Sadar Upazila on Wednesday morning.
Agriculture Ministry Secretary Wahida Akhtar was the chief guest. The program was moderated by Barisal Horticulture Center Deputy Director Oliul Alam and Bangladesh Agricultural Extension Directorate Director General Badal Chandra Biswas presided.
Dr. Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture also spoke at the event. Sabina Yasmin, Director General of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute Dr. Debashish Sarkar, Director General of Bangladesh Rice Research Institute Dr. Senior officials including Shah Jahan Kabir.
More than 300 people participated in the workshop, including the deputy director of various departments of the 6 districts of Barisal division of agricultural officers and farmers and agricultural officers and farmers at the district and upazila levels. Mosammat Fahima Haque, senior monitoring officer of Barisal region of the partner project, was in overall supervision of the workshop.