In the Sagana union of Jhenaidah, rice seeds were distributed free of zinc (BRRI-Rice-62 and 74) among two and a half hundred farmers. A discussion meeting was held at the Sagana Union Parishad of sadar upazila on Wednesday to mark the distribution of rice seed.
In the chairmanship of Saiful Islam, Sagana Union Chairman Abdullah Al Mamun (Alauddin) spoke as the chief guest. Executive Director of Development Section Krishidul Shahidul Islam, Harvest Plus Bangladesh’s ARDO Krishidist Mujibur Rahman attended the special guest.
Present on the occasion were journalist Sajjad Ahmed, development coordinator Prafulla Kumar, Harvest Plus Bangladesh’s Data Management Officer Tanvir Ahmed Rony.
The program was conducted by co-ordinator of the development section Saiful Islam.Later, with the help of Harvest Plus Bangladesh, the distribution of seeds of 3-kg zinc-rich brinjal-62 and 74 seeds were distributed between two and a half hundred farmers of the area.