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Dissemination workshop on the study ‘Inclusive Agri-business for shared prosperity-why inclusive business makes business sense’

Katalyst has conducted a study titled ‘Inclusive Agri-business for Shared Prosperity – Why Inclusive Business makes Business Sense’. It has been researched and written by Dr Peter Davis, MA, PhD and is based on interviews with private companies that Katalyst has partnered with. Dr Peter Davis is currently based in the UK and has a lot of experience of working in Bangladesh. A dissemination workshop was held on 25 May at Hotel Sarina with public and private organizations to share/disseminate the findings of this study. The report identifies that inclusive business approaches bring commercial and operational benefits to companies in many ways, for example in accessing new business opportunities, in developing relationships with key business partners, and in improving business process and resilience. Professor Shamsul Alam, Member (Senior Secretary), General Economics Division, Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh was present as the chief guest. He commended Katalyst’s effort on creating an enabling environment for the private sector. Mr. Manish Pandey, Regional Director, Swisscontact-South Asia Regional Office, Mr. Md. Ashraf Ali, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Commerce and Project Director, ATC-P, and Mr. Nasir Ahmed, Head of Capitalisation, Communications and External Relations, Katalyst participated in the discussion session at the dissemination workshop.

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