Wide-ranging promotion of model poultry farming can be the effective means of protecting the public health from various health hazards through ensuring safe poultry products.
To make the poultry farming and its products safe and hygienic, all concerned, including poultry farmers, traders, buyers, feed manufactures and sellers should come forward and work together.
Local unit of Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) organised the workshop in association with an issue based project on Food Safety in Poultry Sector and UKaid and British Council.
The meeting discussed and devised ways and means on how to build a strong linkage with farmers, buyers and consumers for the sake of their mutual interests in terms of safe poultry products and safe food.
District Livestock Officer Dr Julfiker Akter Hossain and Deputy Director of the Department of National Consumers Rights Protection Apurba Kumar Adhikary addressed the workshop as the chief and special guests respectively with CAB local unit General Secretary Golam Mostofa Mamun in the chair.
Upazila Livestock Officer Dr Monirul Islam, Senior Vice-president of Rajshahi Chamber of Commerce and Industries Masudur Rahman and Paba Upazila Vice-chairman Wazed Ali Khan also spoke.
CAB Project Field Coordinator Mizanur Rahman gave an overview of the project along with its aims, objectives and implementation strategy during his keynote presentation.