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BANGLADESH


Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)

Address:

Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR), Kudrat-E-Khuda Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1205.

Tel.:

(880)-2-502.700

Fax:

(880)-2-863.022

E-mail:

bcsir@bangla.net



Head of Organization

Director, Dr M. Sattar Ali

Type of Organization

Research Institute

Responsible Authority

Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. Ministry of Science and Technology, People's Republic of Bangladesh,



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 8

Others: 6

Working Languages:

English; Bengali



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onshore; Storage.


Processing:

Drying; Canning; Salting; Freezing; Minced Products; Smoking; Fish Meal; Chilling.


Development:

Traditional and New Food Products; Traditional and New Processes; Traditional and New Packaging; Fish Waste Utilization; Shelf Life.


Quality:

Fish Quality Control/Assurance; Fish Inspection; Sensory and Microbiology.


Others:

Biochemistry; Nutrition; Statistics; Chemistry; Zoology; Microbiology; Processing; Fisheries Education and Training.



Present Programmes:

Post-harvest Handling; Icing; Freezing; Canning; Salting; Smoke Curing; Estimation of Nutrients; Quality Control of Fish and Fisheries Products; Fish Physiology; Bio-medical Studies on Fish Oil; Fish Curing; Drying; Fish Meal; Fish Waste Utilization; Packaging.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Biology; Processing; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control; Storage and Preservation.


Others:

Pilot Plant; Ice Making Plant; Cold Storage; Taste Panel Room; Library.



Training Programmes:


Title

Duration

Language

Quality Control of Fish and Fishery Products

as required

English/Bengali

Processing, Preservation and Physiology of Fish

1 year

English

Biomedical Properties of Fish Oil

1 year

English

Serial Publications:

BCSIR Annual/Biennial Reports.


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