Global Institute for Food Security at USask partnership leads to inauguration of ag-tech centre in Bangladesh – News

“Canada was 1 of the 1st nations around the world to understand Bangladesh’s independence in 1971, led by Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau. The Bangabandhu-Pierre Elliott Trudeau Agricultural Centre celebrates this background of bilateral relations. The centre will support carry ability, technological know-how, and expertise to Bangladesh as we go on to shift forward to turn out to be a created and prosperous state. We adhere to in the footsteps of the Father of the Country, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and will not depart a single inch of arable land uncultivated.”

– H.E. Sheikh Hasina MP, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

“Bangladesh is an progressively vital trade husband or wife of Saskatchewan, and agriculture is a considerable driver of both of those economies. Saskatchewan is also house to some of the most highly developed and sustainable agriculture and agri-food items innovation in the world. This new ag-tech centre in Bangladesh is a showcase of Saskatchewan innovation and how the entire world can find out from our achievement in manufacturing socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable agricultural products and solutions.”

– The Honourable David Marit, Minister of Agriculture, Province of Saskatchewan

“Canada and Bangladesh share above 50 a long time of strong bilateral relations. Bilateral trade involving our nations around the world exceeds CAD$2.8 billion per year, which includes almost CAD $1 billion in agricultural exports from Canada. The prospective to expand trade between our countries is important. Equally Canadians and Bangladeshis are purely natural innovators and connectors. The Bangabandhu-Pierre Trudeau Agriculture Engineering Centre is an exceptional instance of Canadian and Bangladeshi establishments working to foster collaboration and innovation.”

– H.E. Dr. Lilly Nicholls, Superior Commissioner for Canada in Bangladesh

“Collaboration is a critical toughness of GIFS. We provide assorted companions collectively to uncover, develop and deliver progressive agriculture answers that are socially, economically and environmentally sustainable. The inauguration of the agriculture technologies centre in Bangladesh is an interesting instance of how we are recognizing our vision of a earth the place absolutely everyone has accessibility to harmless and nutritious meals.”

– Dr. Steven Webb, Chief Govt Officer at the Worldwide Institute for Food stuff Stability

“Saskatchewan is an essential lover for Bangladesh, and, because agriculture is essential to equally of our economies, we can master a good deal from every single other and construct far more bilateral trade. The inauguration of the Bangabandhu-Pierre Elliott Trudeau Agriculture Engineering Centre is a sizeable phase forward in our continued and increasing relationship and will play an vital function in our capacity to maximize our agriculture exploration capability and increase our food stuff manufacturing although reducing waste.”

– Dr. Shaikh Mohammad Bokhtiar, Director for the Bangladesh Agricultural Investigate Council