Katalyst has recently signed a MoU with Agro Products Business Promotion Council (APBPC) to support improving its service provisions to promote export. Dr. Khairuzzaman Mozumdar, Deputy Secretary and Coordinator of APBPC and Goetz Ebbecke, General Manager, Katalyst signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. Katalyst facilitated the formation of the council, a public private initiative, to deliver demand based services on information, advocacy and capacity development of agro export sectors.
The council is managed by an executive committee comprising of representatives from public and private sectors. From the private sector such as Bangladesh Fruits, Vegetables & Allied Products Exporters Association, Bangladesh Agro-processor Association, Bangladesh Agro based Product Producers & Merchants Association and the public sector representatives are the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), Bangladesh Krishi Bank, Rajshahi Krishi Unnoyon Bank and other relevant government agencies.