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The Bangladesh Forest Department (BFD) and FAO celebrated the International Day of Forests (IDF) on 21 March 2017. A discussion session was held at Hoimonti Auditorium of Bana Bhaban, Agargaon, Dhaka. The event took the IDF theme of 2017 ‘Forests and Energy’ as of particular relevance to Bangladesh as trees...
In February 2017, FAO supported the Bangladesh Forest Department in two parallel activities related to ‘Land Cover Mapping’ in an effort to improve the forest management in the context of reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. Land Cover Map 2015 in process First activity validated the ‘Land Cover Map 2015’, developed...
After almost two years of preparation, the Bangladesh Forest Inventory was launched on Saturday, 10 December 2016 on board the M.V. Tangur Haor, at Harbaria Ecotourism Center in the Sundarbans.  “The Bangladesh Forest Inventory will provide valuable estimates on the state of the nation’s tree and forests. While the data estimate...
A total of 48 participants from 26 organizations related with Agriculture Forestry and other Land Uses (AFOLU) came together for the workshop on “Data Sharing, Institutional Arrangements and Tools for GHG Emission Estimation for the AFOLU Sector”, recently held from 6 to 8 December, 2017 in Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics...
In Bangladesh, FAO has recently partnered with USAID-funded programme Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) to support agricultural development organizations in ensuring that their rural advisory services reach women farmers and address their needs.  FAO’s collaboration with INGENAES is in the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding...
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