Abdun Naser Khan, Deputy Secretary of BFSA, left, and Md Maksudur Rahman, National Director of Land O’Lakes Venture37, at the MoU signing ceremony at the BFSA office in Dhaka on Sunday, January 31, 2021 Courtesy
The event took place at the BFSA office on Sunday
Land O’Lakes Venture37 signed a memorandum of understanding on Sunday with the Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) under the Ministry of Food.
The objective of the MoU is to collaborate with the BFSA to improve the overall food safety environment and increase market access by facilitating the adoption by the food industry of food safety and quality measures. food of an international standard.
Md Maksudur Rahman, National Director of Land O’Lakes Venture37 and Abdun Naser Khan, Deputy Secretary of the Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) on Sunday signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations at the BFSA office.
According to the MoU, Land O’Lakes Venture37 will mobilize volunteers from the United States to provide specialized technical assistance to help improve the quality, productivity and profitability of agricultural and agri-food processing.
It also includes improved application of food security practices and systems, increased know-how and application of global market agendas of Global Food Security Initiatives requirements for food production and processing, agricultural institution building. and food processing.
The BFSA is an autonomous national food safety regulatory agency, which operates as a statutory organization. It was born in 2015.
USAID-funded Land O’Lakes Venture37 implements the Farmer to Farmer Food Safety and Quality (F2F FSQ) program to address important food safety and quality issues with highly trained volunteers.