Special Event

Bangladesh Integrated Food Policy Research Program Launching Ceremony

Dec 6, 2016 - 02:00 pm to 07:30 pm +06

The Bangladesh Integrated Food Policy Research Program is designed to meet the food policy needs of a growing Bangladesh. It will combine policy research with capacity strengthening to tackle all four aspects of food security – availability, access, utilization, and stability – in a holistic and sustainable approach.


  • 9:00     REGISTRATION
  • 9:30     Welcome: Mr. Md. Badrul Hasan, DG-Food & Dr. Shahidur Rashid, IFPRI
  • 9:40     Overview: Mr. Md. Gazi Ur Rahman, Project Director (Joint Secretary), Modern Food Storage Facilities Project
  • 9:50     Address: Dr. Khan Ahmed Sayeed Murshid, Director General, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies
  • 9:55     Address: Dr. Alex Winter-Nelson, Director of the Office of International Programs,  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • 10:00   Address: Dr. Paul Dorosh, Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division, IFPRI-Washington
  • 10:05   Address: Ms. Rajashree S. Paralkar, Operations Manager & Acting Country Director, World Bank, Bangladesh
  • 10:15   Address: Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, MP, Member, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Food Affairs
  • 10:25   Address: Mr. Md. Abdul Wadud, MP, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Food Affairs
  • 10:40   Inauguration address: Advocate Md. Qamrul Islam, MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Food
  • 10:50   Address by the Chair: Mr. A.M. Badrudduja, Secretary, Ministry of Food
  • 11:00   T E A  /  COFFEE BREAK