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Field Days on Homestead Vegetables, Poultry and Nutrition

Blue Gold Programme finished its 6th cycle Farmer Field Schools (FFS) on Homestead vegetables, Poultry and Nutrition module at Khulna, Sathkira and Patuakhali districts.  After the production cycle a total of 88 farmer field days  were organized at Polder 29, 26, 31-part , 2, 43/2B and 43/1A . A total …

Mung bean FFS-MFS result sharing workshop

To share the experience and result of mung bean Farmer Field School (FFS) and Market Oriented Farmer Field School (MFS), Blue Gold organized two workshops in Patuakhali & Khulna respectively on 17 and 19 August. The workshops were attended by the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) staff working at different …

Participatory action research on Improvement of Kawra pig-rearing community of Southwest Bangladesh

Blue Gold Program in collaboration with Nice Foundation is conducting a nine months long research entitled Participatory action research on securing the livelihood through improvement of Kawra pig-rearing community of Southwest Bangladesh. After signing a contract between the two organizations on 30 July, the project inception and curriculum development workshops …

ToT for PFs & FOs on facilitating Tilapia MFS

As part of launching Market Oriented Farmer Field School (MFS) on Genetically Improved Farm Tilapia (GIFT) for the beneficiaries of Blue Gold Program at polder 43/2D & 43/2F, a three day long Training for Trainers (ToT) was organized for PFs (Producer Group Facilitators) and FOs (Field Organizers) at the Training …

Training for Nursery Owners

A memorandum of understanding between Blue Gold Program and Bangladesh Agriculture University (BAU) Germ Plasm Center, Mymensingh, was recently signed for adapting underutilized fruits and vegetables at different Blue Gold polder areas through participatory action research. The objective is to promote crop diversification and to increase year round availability of …

Community Livestock Workers (CLW) Training

Blue Gold program organized ten days training for Community Livestock Workers (CLW) at CSS Ava centre, Khulna, from 19 to 28th January, 2015. The training curriculum consists of vaccination, de-worming and management of livestock. The objective of the course is to train 20 Community Livestock Workers who can provide effective …