on February 15 and 16, 2023 an international conference on Climate Smart Agriculture has been held in PSTU. The first day was officially opened by Prof. Alamgir Kabir from PSTU and Prof. dr. Fulco Ludwig of WUR. Special guests spoke during the inaugural part; Chief Guest Muhammed Alamgir of University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Special guest Thijs Woudstra of Deputy Head of Mission Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bangladesh and Matthijs Landsmeer of Nuffic. During the 2-day conference inspiring keynote speakers shared their knowledge and experience about CSA. Keynote speakers who contributed were: Dr. Wais Kabir, Prof. Fulco Ludwig, Dr. Salma Begum and Dr. M.G. Mostafa Amin. On the second day we saw many interesting presentations from researchers and specialists about Salinity and CIS.
During the conference days the WSG group and PSTU visited the CSA Department together. Construction is in full swing.
A Farmer Fieldday was organised by Lal Teer Seed, supported bij Salt Doctors, at the Fieldlocation near Bagerhat. 100 farmers were invited. The location shows a variety of crops, on High Salinity fields or Low Salinity fields. During the Farmer Fieldday there were interesting presentations about the research of Syful Islam of Lal Teer Seed and Arjen de Vos of Salt Doctors.