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Inception workshop on Phytosanitary Trade Compliance to be held today

Published : Wednesday, 24 February, 2021 at 2:57 PM  Count : 504

An inception workshop on 'Phytosanitary Trade Compliance in Bangladesh' will be held on Wednesday to safeguarding agriculture and facilitating agricultural exports and imports to ensure food security and enhance farmers’ income.

Funded by the USAID, the event will be held in collaboration with USDA-FAS and the Plant Quarantine Wing (PWQ), Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), under the Ministry of Agriculture of Bangladesh.

It will be held from 6:30pm to 8pm over Zoom, said a press release.

The workshop aims at generating awareness on the importance of plant quarantine and plant protection,  
 strengthening and facilitating inter departmental linkages, strengthening capacity of the National Plant Protection Organization to establish a framework of National Plant Quarantine Authority, enhancing institutional capacity to boost regulatory harmonization of biopesticides and to increase awareness of the importance of harmonization of pesticide MRLs with CODEX and the United States for trade, and promote integrated pest management approach.

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