BARI holds Workshop on fall armyworm management


The Entomology Division of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) in collaboration with Centre for Commonwealth Agricultural Biosciences International (CABI) organized a daylong workshop on “Fall Armyworm Management in Bangladesh” at BARI in Gazipur on Sunday.

BARI Director (Support & Services) Md. Habibur Rahman Sheikh inaugurated the workshop as chief guest. Chief Scientific Officer and Head of the Entomology Division Dr. Debashish Sarker presided over the ceremony while Asia Regional Coordinator of CABI Dr. Malvika Chaudhary present as the guest of honor. 

BARI Director (Training & Communication) Dr. Md. Miaruddin and Director (Planning & Evaluation) Dr. Md. Nazirul Islam were present as special guests. Principal Scientific Officer of the Entomology Division Dr. Nirmal Kumar Datta presented the key note paper.

About 80 BARI & BRRI scientists, representatives from DAE, Teachers of Agriculture University, representatives from NGO and farmers were participated in the ceremony. The participants visited the research field, IPM Lab and participated in the open discussion after the technical session of the workshop.