Boosting Food Production

Farmers urged to use latest agro-technologies

28 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

GAIBANDHA: Speakers in a function here have underscored the need for increasing their efficiency on adaptation of the local people for attaining sustainable food security, reports BSS.

This was disclosed in a round table meeting organised by Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK), a local non-government voluntary organisation, at the hall room of Sadar upazila agriculture office in Bangla Bazaar area of the district town on Thursday.

With the financial support of Manusher Jonno Foundation, the meeting was held with the public service providing organisations and the media men of the district.

Sadar UNO Rafiul Islam addressed the function as the chief guest and senior journalist and upazila agriculture officer AL Imran and general secretary of Gaibandha Press club Abu Jafar Sabu were present as special guests.

The speakers in their speeches said as the climate change is being noticed in recent years creating grave concern to agriculture, food production, livelihood and biodiversity of the environment, there is no alternative to farm crops coping with changed climatic condition to keep the food production of the country continued.

Due to climate change the farmers cannot produce desired output as a result the country might have possibility to face food crisis making the farmers more worried about their food security, they said.

In this contest, the speakers emphasised for bringing the farmers under adaptation to technologies and familiarising them with the latest agro technologies, they said adding that for this the government service providers of different organisations should be well equipped with adaptation and modern agri methods.