District-Level Networking Meeting: WSSEAP Project Brings Stakeholders Together in Chuadanga

On Tuesday, August 22, 2023, a district-level networking meeting was organized by the Social Development Agency at the Abad Conference Room in Chuadanga. This meeting was held under the WSSEAP project, funded by JFGE, and aimed to bring together various stakeholders including the market committee, fertilizer seed dealers, wholesalers, traders, union councils, and farmers.

The meeting was presided over by Md. Billal Hossain, the Executive Director of Praksha Social Development Agency. The chief guest for the occasion was Agronomist Vivas Chandra Saha, Deputy Director of the Directorate of Agricultural Extension at Khamarbari, Chuadanga. Additionally, Sharmin Akhtar, Upazila Agriculture Officer of Damurhuda, and Avijit Kumar Biswas, Agriculture Extension Officer of Damurhuda, graced the event as special guests.

Several distinguished individuals took the opportunity to address the attendees. Sajeeb Pal, the District Safe Food Officer, and Mafizur Rahman Mafi, the General Secretary of the Market Committee, shared their insights. Other speakers included Md. Abdur Razzak, the General Secretary of the Upazila Apex Committee of the project; Hasina Khatun, the General Secretary of Muktarpur Village Committee; Md. Likhan Ali, the Publicity Secretary of Natipota Village Committee; Md. Golam Mostafa, the President of Juranpur Union Committee; and Md. Abdul Hakim, the General Secretary of Takhalpur Village Committee.

The welcome speech was delivered by Ekta Project Program Manager Md. Yunus Ali. The proceedings of the program were masterfully presented by Md. Arifur Rahman, with assistance from Union Facilitator Md. Sohail Rana and Mohibul Habib, the Field Volunteer Md. Manzoor Elahi.