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USAID team visits Begum Rokeya University

Report: Staff Report
Published : Sunday 12 November, 2017 01:09 AM
USAID team visits Begum Rokeya University

A seven-member team of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) visited BRRI on 8 November.

The team headed by David H Moore, General Counsel of the USAID, attended a discussion meeting held at the VIP conference room of the institute. Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) Director General Dr Md Shahjahan Kabir presided over the meeting while BRRI Director (Administration and Common Service) Dr Md Ansar Ali delivered a presentation about BRRI focussing mainly on its outstanding successes.

BRRI Director (Research) Dr Tamal Lata Aditya also spoke on the occasion. Later on, the visiting team observed BRRI Biotechnology laboratory and some of the research fields.

David Moore expressed satisfaction after learning about BRRI's current research activities and achievements ensuring food security of the country.   

M A Kashem, Technical Editor and Head, Publications and Public Relations Division, BRRI.

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