WSSEAP Project: Networking Meeting at Damurhuda Union Parishad with Key Stakeholders by PSUS (November, 2023)

On Monday, 06/11/2023, a significant Upazila Level Networking Meeting was held at the Hallroom of Damurhuda Union Parishad, organized by Prattasha Samazik Unnayan Sangstha. The meeting brought together various key stakeholders, including the Market Committee, Fertilizer Seed Dealers, Wholesalers, Traders, Union Parishads, and Farmers, all working under the WSSEAP project funded by JFGE.

The event was presided over by Damurhuda Union Chairman Md. Hazrat Ali. Notably, Upazila Nirbahi Officer Roksana Mita graced the occasion as the chief guest, while Upazila Agriculture Extension Officer Abhijit Kumar Biswas, Damurhuda, General Secretary of Damurhuda Bazaar Committee Md. Sadek Ali, and President of Juranpur Union Committee Golam Mostafa were present as special guests.

During the meeting, several speakers shared their insights, with a particular emphasis on the promotion of organic fertilizers and pesticides, as highlighted by the chief guest. Additionally, a call to conserve water resources and monitor seed quality to prevent farmers from being deceived was directed at the traders.

The gathering also saw the participation of various other notable figures, such as Md. Maksudur Rahman Ratan, President of Damurhuda Bazaar Committee, and representatives from different committees, including the General Secretary of the Upazila Apex Committee, Md. Abdur Razzak, General Secretary of Muktarpur Village Committee Hasina Khatun, General Secretary of Natipota Union Committee Sagar Ali, and General Secretary of Puratan Hawli Village Committee Khalilur Rahman.

The welcome speech was delivered by Md. Billal Hossain, Executive Director of Praksha Social Development Agency, while the event was smoothly presented by field volunteer Md. Arifur Rahman, with the valuable cooperation of Union Facilitator Md. Sohail Rana and Field Volunteer Md. Manzoor Elahi, among others.