Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Bangladesh

Event List

01 Apr2014 --     Event title:  Launching of the Report: Farmers’ Organizations in Bangladesh: A Mapping and Capacity Assessment .05, Mar. 14.   Type of event: Launching  and sharing Programme.   Date: 05 March 2014.   Place:  BARC Conference Room, BARC Complex, Farmgate, Dhaka.   Number of Participants:  100 Participants includes government officials, development partners, NGOs and farmers organizations .   Outcome:  The report will help to those who are looking to work with Farmers’ Organizations, to help to strengthen their capacities and to [more...]

31 Oct2013 -- Each year, World Food Day is observed on 16 October 2013. This year has been the 33rd observance of the World Food Day, marking the 68th Anniversary of FAO. The World Food Day theme for 2013 is “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition” chosen to focus on the need for profound changes in our agriculture and food systems  (link:  The programme is being celebrated this year on 24 October [more...]

31 Oct2013 --   Event title: Validation Workshop on the FAO Country Programming Framework (CPF) 2013 -2018 Chief Guest: Mr.Abul Maal A. Muhith, MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Finance  Date: Wednesday,2 October 2013, 11.30 – 13.00   Place: NEC-2 Conference Room, ERD, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Outcome: FAO and the Government of Bangladesh developed the first CPF in early 2011; it was among the earliest FAO Member Countries to do so. The decision to revise the CPF for Bangladesh was [more...]

31 Aug2013 --   Launching Ceremony of the Master Plan for Agricultural Development in the Southern Region of Bangladesh Chief Guest: Begum Matia Chowdhury, MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Agriculture Special Guests: Dr. Hasan Mahmud, MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Environment and Forests Mr. Md. Abdul Hyee, MP, Hon’ble State Minister, Ministry of Fisheries & Livestock Mr. Shaikh Altaf Ali, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources Mr. Mike Robson, FAO Representative in Bangladesh Chairperson: Dr. S. M. Nazmul Islam, Secretary [more...]

31 Aug2013 --     Announcement for applications for long-term academic training (Masters) Application form for MSc/MA scholarships [more...]

30 Jun2013 --     IAPP-TA Announcement for applications for long-term academic training (Masters) [more...]

31 May2013 --   Objective: A number of technical consultation sessions have been organized with Government of Bangladesh Ministries and Departments, with civil society, private sector and academicia and with farmers in order to receive inputs regarding the revision of the FAO Country Programming Framework, i.e. the main strategic planning document of FAO at country level which highlights the priority areas of FAO assistance to the GoB over a course of 5 years. The [more...]

30 Apr2013 --   Objective: The objectives of the national consultation is to               (1) identify available land cover and land use data,               (2) identify constraints related to harmonization of available data ,               (3) recommendations for an adequate classification system in the context of REDD+. Date: 17-18 April 2013. Place: Conference Room (Korobi), Banbhaban Agargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Number of Participants: Participant for the national consultation: 45 Outcome: Preparation of a harmonized classification system using existing data, development of a [more...]

31 Mar2013 --   Inaugural Session Agenda Event title: Training Workshop on Land Cover Classification in the Context of REDD+ in Bangladesh. Objective: Training workshop aims at identification of different definitions, classification systems and available data, identification of constraints related to the harmonization of available data and making recommendations for a classification system in line with UNFCCC decisions and IPCC guidelines. Date: 24-28 March 2013 (24-25 March training and 26-27 March consultation workshop) Place: Conference Room (Korobi), Banbhaban Agargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Number of [more...]

31 Mar2013 --   Event title: Federated Farmers’ Organization Sharing Workshop(to develop sustainable farmer organizations in Bangladesh)  Objective: The national federated Farmers Organization  sharing workshop aims to bring together the organizations that have made some progress towards sustainability and federation, in order to facilitate further development. Though the targeted organizations may be at different levels of federation, they all exhibit potential towards becoming strong, sustainable organizations that can facilitate the participation of Bangladeshi farmers in [more...]

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