USAID and CIMMYT delegates member visit BARI


Business Desk :
A delegation from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and CIMMYT delegates member visit Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) on Friday.

BARI scientists and officers welcomed the USAID and CIMMYT member’s delegation at the time of their arrival at the institute.

BARI Director General Dr. Debasish Sarker gave a welcome address at DG’s conference room. Dr. Md. Shawquat ali khan, Principal Scientific Officer, Director General’s office gave short brief presentation of BARI.


USAID’s Production Systems Specialist Dr. Zachary P. Stewart; CIMMYT Country Representative Dr. Timothy J. Krupnik, BARI’s Director (Training and communication) Dr. Md.Tariqul Islam, Director (Planning and Evaluation) Dr. Md. Abu Hena Sorwar Jahan; Director (Director General’s office) Dr. M M Kamrozzaman were present on the occasion.

Chief Scientific Officer (Entomology Division) Dr. Nirmal Kumar Dutta, Chief Scientific Officer (FMPE Division) Dr. Md. Nurul Amin; Chief Scientific Officer (Pathology Division) Dr. Ashis Kumer Saha and Senior Scientists from various divisions/centers/section of BARI were present there also.

Later, the delegation visits various laboratories & research field in BARI and expressed their satisfaction by seeing the activities of advancement and achievements of Institute.