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Dutch-Bangladeshi agri-business conference held at The Hague

UNB . Dhaka
30 May 2022 20:16:45 | Update: 30 May 2022 20:31:27
Dutch-Bangladeshi agri-business conference held at The Hague
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The Bangladesh-Netherlands Agri-Business conference was held at the Hague to enhance the agro-food processing system and technological cooperation with both countries.

The conference was jointly organised by the Ministry of Agriculture (BD), Bangladesh Embassy in the Netherlands, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality of the Netherlands and Wageningen University and Research.

The conference discussed innovation and cooperation in the fields of agricultural food processing, horticulture, dairy, fisheries and poultry. Emphasis is being placed on how Dutch knowledge, experience, technology and innovation can be utilised in these sectors in Bangladesh.

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Agriculture Secretary Md Saidul Islam, Ambassador of Bangladesh to The Hague M Riaz Hamidullah, Deputy Director-General of the Ministry of Agriculture of Nature and Food Quality of the Netherlands Guido Landhir, Executive Director of the Netherlands Food Partnership Myrtle Dance, Dutch Top-sector Agro-Foods Director Willen, Digital Innovation Partner Jan Carroll Mac, among others, spoke in the conference.