Workshop on safe mango production

Published : 28 May 2023 08:12 PM

A daylong workshop on 'Necessity and Prospect for Increasing the Production of Safe Mango through GAP and HACCP' was held recently in Gomas­tapur upazila of the district.

Bangladesh Mango Pro­ducer Merchants Asso­cia­tion (BMPMA) organized the workshop in association with the Agro Product Business Promo­tion Council of the Ministry of Commerce at the conference room of Hogla High School of the upazila.

Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Komo­laranjan Das attended the workshop as the chief guest while general secretary of BMPMA Md M Quraishi Milu presided over it. Former vice president of Chapainawabganj Chamber of Commerce and Industry Md. Monowarul Islam Dalim and former general secretary of BMPMA Md. Shuku­ruddin attended it as special guests. Former principal scientific officer (PSO) of Regional Horticultural Research Centre (RHRC) D. Md. Jamir Uddin spoke in the workshop as the resources person.

Different issues like production of chemical-free safe mango, increasing production through pest management and proper nursing, increasing facilities for exporting mango and mango-products came up in the workshop.