Story of change

Meet Parvez Chowdhury, CDAIS National Innovation Facilitator from Bangladesh

The National Innovation Facilitators (NIFs) are the field staff working daily with partnerships for the CDAIS project. They are the ones who move forward the project, meet Parvez Chowdhury from the FISH NICHE in Bangladesh. “CDAIS has given me the opportunity to learn different functional skills needed for working more intensively with fish farmers and

BANGLADESH – A Story of change on pineapple

Building a public–private pineapple partnership in the Chittagong Hill Tracts Individual farmers often receive low prices for their harvest, and pineapple producers in Bangladesh are no exception. To help them, CDAIS facilitated a series of meetings and coaching. Starting with a capacity needs assessment workshop in April 2017, a coaching plan was developed to meet

BANGLADESH Story of change

“We must work together to increase mango production” “We realized that we need to work together, and are now seeing changes happen” said Omar Ali, President of the newly formed Shibganj Mango Association. Farmers and orchard owners saw the need to change when interest in mango production grew after exports to the EU started in

BANGLADESH Story of change

From green to silver: diversifying and intensifying production from rice to fish farming Today, entering Trishal, Mymensingh on the road from Dhaka, one sees rows of fish ponds. One after the other, they show a massive diversification from rice to fish cultivation in recent years, and an intensification of production. The tradeoffs between green crops

Contributors to the page

Shila Fatema Wadud, national innovation facilitator, fish niche, Bangladesh, 01711527865

Rozana Wahab, Lead national innovation facilitator, Bangladesh, +88019 71 63 6666