With the support of Katalyst the KIB Krishi (Agro) Award was held for the second time by Krishibid Insitution Bangladesh (KIB) on 20 June 2016. His Excellency, Mr. Abdul Hamid, the Honorable President, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, was present to hand over the awards to the winners.
The objective of the award is to facilitate the most innovative and significant achievements in agriculture sector by promoting the existing ones. Katalyst provided support to Krishibid Institutions Bangladesh (KIB) to facilitate such initiatives so that in future KIB, itself, can undertake and continue such activities. The award was given in following categories to promote the best practices and encourage future innovations and achievements in agriculture:
Honorable Minister, Begum Matia Chowdhury from Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Muhammed Sayedul Hoque, MP, Honorable Minister of the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dr. Mohammad. Abdur Razzak, MP, Member of the Standing Committee on Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh Parliament;
Mr. Krishibid Abdul Mannan, MP, Member of the Standing Committee on Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh Parliament; and other dignitaries from various sectors including agriculture, fisheries, media, and public administration along with the representatives from Katalyst were also present in the award ceremony.