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D-8 ministerial meeting on food security begins

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  • 13 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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D-8 ministerial meeting on food security begins

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Seventh D-8 ministerial meeting on Agriculture and Food Security kicked off virtually at Bangladesh Agriculture Research Council (BARC) on Wednesday.

Bangladesh Ministry of Agriculture organised the two-day ministerial level meeting of the D-8, an alliance of eight developing countries.   

“Agriculture and Food Security: Development of Climate Smart Agriculture” is the key agenda of this year’s discussion.

The inaugural day discussion focused on the “development of climate smart agricultural technology: issues, possibilities and transfer of climate smart agricultural technology in D-7 member countries.”

The draft of “Dhaka Initiative” was also finalised in the meeting, said a press release of the Ministry of Agriculture.

Secretary at the agriculture ministry Sayedul Islam presided over the first day session.