Bangladesh: Denmark to help Bangladesh improve quality of agricultural products

DHAKA, 26 January 2022, (TON): Denmark, a European country, has expressed keenness to extend cooperation to Bangladesh for improving the quality of agricultural products and foods aiming at ensuring safe food for all.

The country would also take initiative to invest in the processing of agricultural products in Bangladesh.

A press release said “Danish Ambassador Winnie Estrup Petersen expressed the willingness at a meeting with Agriculture Minister Dr Md Abdur Razzaque at his ministry office at the Secretariat here.”

Highlighting the country's unprecedented success in agricultural production, Razzaque said Bangladesh still lags behind in exporting and processing the agricultural goods.

The country has huge potential in exporting and processing mango, pineapple, banana, tomato, potato and vegetables, he said, Danish investment and advanced technical assistance is needed in this regard.

The minister also underscored the need for Danish assistance in food production maintaining the good agricultural practices (GAP).

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