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Component 4

Resource Farmers Capacity Building Training

A day-long training for Resource Farmers (RF) entitled Resource Farmers Capacity Building was held for two batches of participants in the training room of the Blue Gold Patuakhali Office on 15 February and 17 February 2016. A total of 49 first and second year RFs from different Market Oriented Farmers …

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 …

Launching of the Sesame Collection Center in Polder 22

Against this backdrop, Blue Gold component 4 contacted Mr. Habibur Rahman Akon, the owner of the Natural Agro Process Centre, to establish a collection centre for sesame at the Fulbari market of polder 22. Lead farmers, local influential people and market committee members were also consulted in this regard. The …

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 …

Resource Farmer Capacity Building Training

Two days of “Resource Farmer Capacity Building Training” was held at the Patuakhali Blue Gold Office training room from 8 to 9 April of 2015. Nineteen Resource Farmers (RFs) from 20 Market Oriented Farmer Field Schools (MFSs) attended the training. Blue Gold’s Business Development and Agricultural Production teams organized this …

Training of Trainers for Producer Group Facilitators (PFs) on implementing the Market Oriented Farmer Field School (MFS) program

The Agricultural and Business Development Components of the Blue Gold program have jointly organized a ten day long Training of Trainer (ToT) for Producer Group Facilitators (PFs). The objective was to prepare the newly recruited PFs for the implementation of a Market Oriented Farmer Field School (MFS) program. The course …