Katalyst and Intercooperation, an international NGO are working together in creating an enabling environment for the farmers to ensure better access to agriculture related services titled “Improving Local Government Services (ILGS)”. In this line, a workshop was organized at the Bangladesh Agriculture Research Council (BARC) auditorium in Dhaka on 8 June 2010. The objective of the workshop was to present ILGS concept and model to the high level government officials from Department of Agriculture (DAE), Department of Livestock Services (DLS) and Department of Fisheries (DoF).
Agriculturist Shawkat Momen Shahjahn MP, Honourable Chairman, Parliamentary standing committee, Ministry of Agriculture attended the workshop as chief guest.
The workshop was chaired by Md. Sayed Ali, DG, DAE. Md. Majibur Rahman, DG, DoF and Mr. Sunil Chandra Gain, DG, DLS were the special guests.
The workshop provided an excellent opportunity for the participants from different government departments to come together and get a clearer understanding about ILGS. The high officials appreciated the activities undertaken by and expressed their willingness in supporting its implementation.