Nestle shared knowledge with farmers for sustainable agricultural practices

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10th December, 2019 08:03:24 printer

Nestle shared knowledge with farmers for sustainable agricultural practices

To share the best agricultural practices and science based knowledge to our Farmers’ for ensuring source of best quality Crops, a daylong ‘Farmers’ Meet - 2019’ was held at Dinajpur with 250 farmers. Nestlé Bangladesh organized the program in collaboration with different government agricultural organizations on 2nd December. In the program, farmers enriched themselves on - application of new technologies and advanced agricultural science including the opportunities offered by bioscience when their positive effect on food safety, environment, agricultural practices and production efficiency.

Agriculture and rural development is one of the core Nestlé Corporate Business Principles of Nestle Group, which has been integral part of its culture over last 150 years. In line with this global commitment, Nestlé Bangladesh has also initiated various activities like sustainable agricultural practices and systems that contribute to long-term production efficiency, viable incomes for farmers etc. In order to transfer such agricultural knowledge among farmers at Dinajpur area, Nestlé Bangladesh organized that event.  

Dr. Md. Israil Hossain, Director General of Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Research Institute and Mr. Deepal Abeywickrema, Managing Director of Nestlé Bangladesh inaugurated the program along with other Government and Nestle officials.

For Nestlé, Creating Shared Value is the basic way of doing business across the world. Globally Nestlé contributes to improvements in agricultural production, the social and economic status of farmers, rural communities and in production systems to make them more environmentally sustainable.