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MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation attended the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Nitimala Committee Meeting at BARC Conference Room -1 (05 Jan,20) where the members worked hard to make the draft final for submission to the Ministry of Agriculture for taking necessary steps to implement GAP for Fruits and Vegetables in Bangladesh. Officials from DAE, BARI, BARC, SRDI and Kernel Group of Companies were present in the meeting.
MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation chaired the Seminar on" Postharvest Loss and Waste: Challenges and Opportunities" held at BARC Conference room on 26 Dec,19; organized by the Bangladesh Society for Horticultural Science & Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Dhaka.
MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation attended in the "Project Information & Feedback Workshop" at the Conference room of General Economic Division, Ministry of Planning, Dhaka held on 17th Dec/19; organized by Bureau of Socioeconomic Research and Training of BAU, Mymensingh
MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation attended Expert Meeting on "Importance of Food Safety in the Society" at Hotel Amari, Dhaka held on 04th Dec/19; organized by SNV Netherlands Development Organization.
MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation attended in 10th One Health Bangladesh Conference in Hotel Radisson as a panelist in the session held on 28th Nov/19: Coordinated approach to ensure food safety and food security.
Keynote presentation on "Sustainable, safe and ethical food systems through a One Health Lens" was made by Prof.Robyn Alders, Senior Fellow, Chatham House, UK. Other panellists were firmer DG, DLS; National Team Leader, Institutionalization of Food Safety in Bangladesh, FAO, Senior Scientist, World Fish & Director, IPHN, Dhaka.
MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation attended in the Regional Seminar on "GMO Crops: Policy and Practices in South Asia" held in North South University on 27 Oct,19 at NSU. Nobel Laureate Sir Richard J.Roberts presented the key-note paper and Honorable Minister of Agriculture Dr.M.Abdur Razzaque, MP was the Chief Guest. A good number of academia, scientists and dignitaries attended the occasion.
MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation attended a seminar on "Ensuring Safe & Halal Food: Present context & necessary measures" as a Panel Discussant organized by DCCI held on 26th Oct/19. The event was attended by the business elites, academia, experts from organizations of both government and private sectors. His Excellency the Ambassador of UAE in Bangladesh was present as Guest of Honour.
MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation attended as Expert Member in the Internal Research Review & Program Development Workshop of Tuber Crops Research Center, BARI, Joydebpur on 12 Sept,19.
MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation attended in the Consultation Meeting on "Food Safety in South Asia Region: Current Status, Policy Perspective and Way-Forward" held in SAARC Agriculture Center (SAC) on 26th Aug/19, where Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture was the chief guest. Delegates from 8 countries of SAARC region participated in 3 days long event organized by SAARC Agriculture Centre and BSAFE Foundation. As a Founder Member of BSAFE Foundation, it’s my pleasure to be a part this important regional event.
MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation attended 40th anniversary of CIRDAP event on 7th July 2019.
MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation attended Sensitization Workshop "Support for Modelling, Planning and Improving Dhaka’s Food System" at hotel Amari, Dhaka held on 2nd May,2019.
MD. Saleh Ahmed, PHD, Chairman of Kernel Foundation attended the 9th Anniversary of Food Organization of Bangladesh, a not for profit voluntary organization formed by Food Engineers. As the Chief Guest delivered a speech and distributed certificates among the participants of Training on Food Safety and HACCP; organized at Kernel Foundation office. About 150 guests from Food Industries and Food Engineers attended the event.