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National Conference On Food and Nutrition Security in Bangladesh: Interdisciplinary Approaches

National Conference On Food and Nutrition Security in Bangladesh: Interdisciplinary Approaches

on August 28, 2017, 7:04 am / in Events, News

Conf. Dates: 7 – 8 October 2017 Venue: BARC, Farmgate, Dhaka Organized by: Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh & Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Farmgate, Dhaka With support from: Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University, Netherlands Foreword Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security (ICF) at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) was established in 2014 with a mission to offer […]

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ICF Director Prof Dr M Ali Akbar appointed new Vice-Chancellor of BAU

ICF Director Prof Dr M Ali Akbar appointed new Vice-Chancellor of BAU

on June 6, 2015, 6:35 am / in News

Professor Dr M Ali Akbar, Director of the BAU Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security (ICF), has been appointed as the new vice-chancellor of Bangladesh Agriculture University (BAU). Honourable President of the country and Chancellor of the university H.E. Abdul Hamid appointed him for the next four years. The Ministry of Education issued an order in this regard on 24 May 2015. […]

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NUFFIC’s documentary on ICF’s NICHE Project

NUFFIC’s documentary on ICF’s NICHE Project

on May 3, 2015, 2:08 pm / in News

NICHE (the Netherlands Initiative for Capacity Development in Higher Education) program under the Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC) is supporting establishment of Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security (ICF) at BAU. NUFFIC prepared a documentary on Water and Food Security related NICHE Projects in Bangladesh. Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFhQtsgH2os&index=14&list=PLFgw5KQJYBhOK2GUvzRtf4-_qDhLVVm-l

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ICF to Establish ‘Food Quality & Safety Lab’ at BAU

ICF to Establish ‘Food Quality & Safety Lab’ at BAU

on April 1, 2015, 10:40 am / in News

[23 March 2015] Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security (ICF) has taken initiative to establish a Food Quality & Safety Lab (FQSL) at BAU. The process for establishment of this lab has already been started. To discuss the issues on FQSL establishment ICF team had a meeting with FAO Food Safety Project team members (lead by Dr Sridhar Dharmapuri, Food Safety […]

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ICF signs MoU with Solidaridad Network Asia (SNA)

ICF signs MoU with Solidaridad Network Asia (SNA)

on September 23, 2014, 4:33 pm / in News

[BAU, 17 Sept 2014] Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security, BAU has signed MoU with Solidaridad Network on 17 September 2014. The MoU was signed by Professor M Ali Akbar, Director-ICF & Mr Selim Reza Hasan, Country Manager, Solidaridad Network Asia. Under the MoU both the parties came into agreement to carry out joint field research in agriculture and food security. […]

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Para Vet (Community Livestock Service Provider) trainig for SaFaL Project beneficiaries

Para Vet (Community Livestock Service Provider) trainig for SaFaL Project beneficiaries

on September 23, 2014, 4:28 pm / in News

Training for ‘Community Livestock Service Provider (ParaVet)’ at ICF BAU: Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security (ICF) has organized a 7-day training for ParaVet selected from South-West Bangladesh (greater Khulna) by SaFaL project of Solidaridad Network Asia. Under an MoU between ICF and Solidaridad ICF is offering training to the first batch composed of 30 participants. Training for second batch will […]

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ICF is building its network with players in the field

ICF is building its network with players in the field

on September 10, 2014, 5:40 am / in News

Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security (ICF) of BAU is working to develop human resource and provide services through collaborative and integrated approach towards solving the food security and related problems of Bangladesh. For doing so, ICF has been looking for working in collaboration with different government and non-government organizations working with the people with repute. Recently, ICF had a meeting […]

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MSc Scholarship Opportunity at AIT (Thailand) and UPLB (Philippines)

on August 31, 2014, 11:57 am / in News

Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security (ICF) Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh Call for MSc Candidates The Dutch Government-funded project NICHE-BGD-156 “Integrated management of crop-fish-water resources to enhance agricultural production systems towards sustainable food security in Bangladesh” supports the development of expertise in interdisciplinary teaching and research at BAU, and at BARC and other NARS institutes. NICHE-BGD-156 has scope of funding […]

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Honorable Senior Policy Advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr Wijnand Van IJssel visits BAU Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security

Honorable Senior Policy Advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr Wijnand Van IJssel visits BAU Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security

on July 12, 2014, 7:01 pm / in News

[BAU; 21 April 2014] Senior Policy Advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr Wijnand Van IJssel visited Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security (ICF) at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) at Mymensingh, Bangladesh on 20 April, 2014. Mr IJssel was accompanied by Dr Jan Willem Nibbering, First Secretary (Food Security) of Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Dhaka. In […]

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Inauguration of renovated ICF building and farewell of PhD candidates by BAU Vice-Chancellor

Inauguration of renovated ICF building and farewell of PhD candidates by BAU Vice-Chancellor

on July 12, 2014, 6:59 pm / in News

BAU (25.02.2014): The Vice-Chancellor of BAU Professor Dr. Md. Rafiqul Hoque has formally inaugurated the renovated ICF building today. Previously this building was used for K.B. College. The renovation of the ICF building is supported by Netherlands’s NUFFIC project (NICHE-BGD-156). In the same occasion, eight PhD candidates (all are teaching staff of BAU) who are going to Wageningen University, the […]

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