Katalyst supported Bangladesh Seed Association (BSA) to organised a seminar entitled ‘Transforming Seed Industry in Bangladesh: Hope for Farmers’ on 30 August 2014. The seminar was intended to attract potential investors by sharing industry’s best practices and promote quality seed to farmers.
Katalyst has always been a contributor of the seed sector in Bangladesh to increase the usage of quality seed among the vegetable farmers, thus they can earn more. Mr. Gupta Bahadur Banjara, Head of Sectors, Katalyst, shared the project’s achievements in the seed sector and what Katalyst done so far to promote the usage of quality seed among farmers. This was an excellent platform to portray Katalyst and its new initiative Innovative Fund Management (IFM).
Dr. Nazrul Islam, Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Mr Anwar Faruque, Director General, Seed Wing, Ministry of Agriculture, M. Anis Ud Dowla, President, Bangladesh Seed Association, Mr. Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed, President, FBCCI and seed industry representative were present at the seminar.