Krishibid Institutions Bangladesh (KIB) has launched the first KIB Krishi (agro) Award, supported by Katalyst on 25 February 2015. 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 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, and Mr. Narayan Chandra Chanda, State Minister, from Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, 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.