Katalyst and Agribusiness Booster B.V. (AbB), signs MoU to assist and to cooperate with each other to exchange and share knowledge and information aiming to reduce poverty by improved participation of private sector entities in agricultural sector of Bangladesh. The MoU was signed on January 08, 2017 by GB Banjara, Head of Capitalisation, Communication and External Relations, representing Katalyst and Naba Nashit Tareque, AbB Bangladesh Lead, representing AbB.
It is a Capitalisation initiative for Katalyst to promote its learning, knowledge and experiences of implementing an inclusive business approach to entities to promote inclusive business. ICCO Cooperation, implementer of AbB, is working with agribusiness booster concept to improve agribusiness companies to develop agricultural sector as a whole.
To realize the objective of the collaboration, Katalyst will share and exchange information and assist AbB Bangladesh to develop linkages among business entities within agricultural sector of Bangladesh and AbB will utilize this information and knowledge and acknowledge this exchange and sharing of information and experiences as intended by this understanding. The MoU ceremony was attended by Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Head of Programs, and Raisa Chowdhury, Regional Senior Communications and Marketing Manager, ICCO Cooperation. From Katalyst, Jannat A. Chowdhury, Manager – Maize, Tahsin Akbar, Manager – Capitalisation, Communciations and External Relations, Shamira Mostafa, Senior Business Consultant, Mashiat Chowdhury, Business Consultant and Fatema Tuz Johoora, Communications Consultant.