Flood: Hat-bazar in Tangail

Flood affected 52,000 people in 58 villages, 8 unions of Delduar Upazila in 2017. Flood water entered quickly in the villages from the Dhaleshway river, and its innumerable tributaries. In addition there was heavy rain. The farmers could not anticipate anything about the un-expected heavy rain and the flood. Elashin, Dewli and Lauhati unions are closely covered by the rivers. Flood water entered into other villages and unions.

The farmers of Delduar upazila are not only self contained in food grains but also they supply the surplus to Dhaka and other districts around. The crops in the field have been affected by the flood, likewise the poultry birds, farms, fish ponds, homestead areas, livestock farms, varieties of vegetables and the street vendor households have been badly affec (Read More)


Delduar Safe Food Upazila: Efforts of Upazila Parishad

Role of Upazila Parishad for implementation of Safe Food Upazila:

The 17 Government departments have been doing effective public awareness and programs for implementation of Delduar Safe Food Upazila side by side with their routine activities, as per the invitation of the Delduar Upazila Parishad since its declaration by the Upazila Parishad in collaboration with UBINIG (Policy Research for Development Alternative) on 15 September, 2015.

Routine activities of Delduar Upazila Parishad for implementation of Delduar Safe Food Upazila:

Upazila Parishad has been raising public awareness and highlighting the importance of food safety in different events, fairs, days organized by government and non-government organizat (Read More)


Street Food Safety Week in Safe Food Upazila Delduar

Hat, bazar observation, discussion meeting and distribution of food covering items

Organized jointly by: Delduar Upazila Parishad and UBINIG, 12 – 18 December 2015

Delduar Upazila Parishad and UBINIG have been working together in collaboration with other stake holders for implementation of “Delduar Safe Food Upazila”. Awareness creation program for street food vendors is one of the activities of this program. Accordingly “Street Food Safety Week” was observed during 12-18 December 2015 with the involvement of the street food vendors. Advocacy campaigns on safe food production and marketing have been organized in (Read More)


Awareness creation on hand washing for preventing diseases

Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN) and UBINIG organized discussion meeting, demonstration of hand washing and rally in Nabopran Akhrabari, Chewria, Kumarkhali, Kushtia at 10:30 am on 19 October 2015 in connection with the Global Handwashing Day 2015. Dr. M.A. Sobhan, Research Consultant, UBINIG chaired the discussion meeting and rally attend end by about 300 participants.Mr. Naimul Islam, Panel Mayor, Kushtia Municipality was the chief guest. Dr. Anannya Afrin, Medical Officer, Civil Surgeon's Office, Kustia district; Md.Shamsuzzoha, Upazila Assistant Education Officer, Kumarkhali Upazila, Kushtia and Sajedul Islam Dalim, president, Bangladesh Tariquat Federation, Kumarkhali, Kushtia were special guests. Jahangir Alam jony, Director, UBINIG and member, Bangladesh Food Safety Network (Read More)


Discussion session on implementation of Safe food act

The divisional workshop on Implementation of Safe Food Act 2013 and assignment of duties for complete food system was organized on 17 June, 2015 at Deputy Commissioner’s Conference hall, Barisal. The event was organized by UBINIG on behalf of Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN. Barisal Mahila Kallayn Sangstha (BMKS) cooperated for organizing the event. Fifty five participants including representatives from Barisal Divisional Administration, Barisal District Administration, Department of Divisional Health and Family Welfare, Department of Agriculture Extension, Department of District Information, City Corporation, Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institution (BSTI), Consumer organizations, Women organizations, NGOs, Lawyers, journalists and farmers attended the workshop.

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Diversity fair of Brinjal

A brinjal diversity fair was organized by UBINIG on behalf of Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN) at Prabartana, 6/8 Sir Syed Road, Moahammadpur, Dhaka on 15 June 2015. The fair was started at 10 am and continued up to 8 pm. About 500 visitors attended the fair in the morning and attended the discussions session. More than thousand visitors visited the fair and was surprised to see so many varieties of brinjals in Bangladesh.This was the first such fair to educate the consumers that safe brinjals are avavilable and by supporting farmers who produce food without hazardous chemicals and pesticide they can ensure a steady supply of this wonderful vegetable they love.

Brinjal is a popular vegetable in Bangladesh. It is cultivated all over the country round the year. However, brinja (Read More)


Farmers session for declaration of Delduar safe food upazila

Farmers’ sharing session on Safe Food Issues Prior to Declaration of Delduar as a Safe Food Upazila was organized at UBINIG center, Bishnupur, Delduar Upazila, Tangail district on 6 September, 2015. The event was organized by UBINIG on behalf of Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN) with the support from Food and Agriculture Organization – Food Safety Project (FAO –FSP). A total of 36 Nayakrishi farmers from 20 villages of seven Unions of Delduar Upazila participated in the training workshop. Among the farmers there were 18 female farmers and 18 male farmers. The representatives from Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO-FSP); Chairman of Delduar Upazila Parishod and UBINIG representatives also participated in the event. The training workshop was moderated by Jahangi (Read More)


Food Safety School campaign

Creating school awareness program for safe food organized by UBINIG and Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN). The event was organized at Upazila Parishod Auditorium, Chilmari upazila, Kurigram district on 26 June, 2014. The aim of the workshop was to create and increase public awareness on food safety issues at respective stakeholders. The event was represented by 36 participants including Chilmary Upazila administration, Department of upazila education and representatives from 11 government primary school teacher

Mr. Ahsan Habib, Upazila Nirbahi Officer, Chilmary inaugurated the school program creating awareness for safe food as the chief guest. Mr. Hannan Mandal. Assistant upazila education officer, Chilmary was the special guest. The teachers of 11 primary schools participat (Read More)


Create Public Awareness on Food Safety

School campaign workshop for creating awareness of safe food was organized by UBINIG in Upazila Parishod Auditorium of Shahjadpur upazila under Sirajganj district on 24 June, 2014.

The objective of the workshop was to create public awareness on food safety issues and increase awareness on food safety matters among different stakeholders. There were 43 participants attending in the event including school teachers, Unazila administration, Department of Upazila Education and Journalists. Mr. Shamim Ahmed, Upazila Nirbahi Officer, Shahjadpur inaugurated the school program creating awareness for safe food as the chief guest. Jahangir Alam Jony, member, central management committee, UBINIG moderated the orientation workshop. The Upazila Assistant Education Officers Md Akhteruzzaman, M (Read More)


Observation of Global Hand Washing Day, Kushtia

The global hand washing day was organized by UBINIG on behalf of Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN, Bangladesh. Discussion meeting, demonstration of hand washing and rally were organized at 10:00 am on 15 October 2014 at Nabapran Akhrabari, Kushtia in connection with the observation of Global hand washing day 2014. About 1000 participants from academic institutions, government offices, NGOs, farmers organizations, cultural institutions, farmers and weavers participated in the event.

Dr.M.A. Sobhan, Research Consultant, UBINIG Chaired the Discussion Meeting. Mr. Naimul Islam, Panel Mayor, Kushtia Municipal Corporation graced the event as the Chief Guest. Dr.M. Selim Hosain Farazi, Medical Officer, Civil Surgeon office, Kushtia; Mr.M. Shamsuzoha, Assistant Upazila Education offi (Read More)


Analysis and right to Safe Food

Analysis of safe food act and right to safe food, the Dhaka divisional workshop was organized in UBINIG Ridoypur Biddaygho, Tangail on 30 June, 2014. The workshop was organized by UBINIG on behalf of Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN). The objective of the workshop was to create public / consumer awareness on food safety issues and increase awareness on food safety matters among different stakeholders.

There were 57 participants including farmer/ farmer organizations, consumer organizations, local government, DAE, NGOs, academic institutions, food producers, food sellers, lawyers, Upazila and district administration, religious leaders, students, representatives from Ministry of Information, members from civil surgeon office participated in the event. The representatives from d (Read More)


Delduar Upazilla is committed to become the first 'Safe Food Upazilla' of Bangladesh

Discussion meeting to to declare Delduar as a Safe Food Upazila was held in the Auditorium of Delduar Upazila Parishad on 15 September, 2015. The event was organized by UBINIG on behalf of Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN) with the support from Food and Agriculture Organization–Food Safety Project (FAO-FSP). There were 98 participants including 24 women and 74 men attending the discussion meeting.

Muhammad Anower Hossain, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General), Tangail was the Chief Guest. SM Perdous Ahmed, Upazila Chairman, Delduar chaired the discussion meeting. Dr. John Ryder (Chief Technical Advisor, FAO-FSP), Farhad Mazha (Managing Director, UBINIG), Rabindra Chakina (Assistant Commissioner (Land) Deldua), Dr. Rokeya Khanam (National Advisor, FAO- FSP) and Farid (Read More)


Observation of Global Hand Washing Day 2014 at Kushtia

The global hand washing day was organized by UBINIG on behalf of Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN), under the aegis of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Food Safety Project (FAO-FSP), Bangladesh.

Discussion meeting, demonstration of hand washing and rally were organized at 10:00 am on 15 October 2014 at Nabapran Akhrabari, Kushtia in connection with the observation of Global hand washing day 2014. About 1000 participants from academic institutions, government offices, NGOs, farmers organizations, cultural institutions, farmers and weavers participated in the event.

Dr.M.A. Sobhan, Research Consultant, UBINIG Chaired the Discussion Meeting. Mr. Naimul Islam, Panel Mayor, Kushtia Municipal Corporation graced the event as the Chief Guest. Dr (Read More)


Divisional workshop on right to safe food

An analysis of safe food act and right to safe food, the Dhaka divisional workshop was organized in UBINIG Ridoypur Biddaygho, Tangail on 30 June, 2014. The workshop was organized by UBINIG on behalf of Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN). The objective of the workshop was to create public / consumer awareness on food safety issues and increase awareness on food safety matters among different stakeholders.

There were 57 participants including farmer/ farmer organizations, consumer organizations, local government, DAE, NGOs, academic institutions, food producers, food sellers, lawyers, Upazila and district administration, religious leaders, students, representatives from Ministry of Information, members from civil surgeon office participated in the event. The representatives fr (Read More)


School campaign: Food safety workshop was held at Chilmary

Creating school awareness program for safe food organized by UBINIG on behalf of Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN) under the patronization of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The event was organized at Upazila Parishod Auditorium, Chilmari upazila, Kurigram district on 26 June, 2014. The aim of the workshop was to create and increase public awareness on food safety issues at respective stakeholders. The event was represented by 36 participants including Chilmary Upazila administration, Department of upazila education and representatives from 11 government primary school teacher

Mr. Ahsan Habib, Upazila Nirbahi Officer, Chilmary inaugurated the school program creating awareness for safe food as the chief guest. Mr. Hannan Mandal. Assistant upazila education officer (Read More)


School campaign workshop for safe food

School campaign workshop for creating awareness of safe food was organized by UBINIG, on behalf of BFSN (Bangladesh Food Safety Network) under the aegis of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The workshop was organized in Upazila Parishod Auditorium of Shahjadpur upazila under Sirajganj district on 24 June, 2014.

The objective of the workshop was to create public awareness on food safety issues and increase awareness on food safety matters among different stakeholders.

There were 43 participants attending in the event including school teachers, Unazila administration, Department of Upazila Education and Journalists. Mr. Shamim Ahmed, Upazila Nirbahi Officer, Shahjadpur inaugurated the school program creating awareness for safe food as the chief guest. Jahangir Ala (Read More)