Media Coverage on the Launch of FoodTech Bangladesh

Rasel Rana
September 13, 2022
Media Coverage on the Launch of FoodTech Bangladesh

The Embassy of the Netherlands in Bangladesh formally launched FoodTech Bangladesh, a four-year-long PPP-based development programme. The programme will be co-implemented by Larive International and LightCastle Partners and includes private sector players: Aftab Bahumukhi Farms Ltd., Gemini Sea Food, Nutreco, and Viqon. The programme envisions investing EUR 6 million in implementing sustainable and scalable interventions across the Bangladesh Aquaculture sector.

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The launching event was graced by Birgitta Tazelaar, Deputy Director-General for International Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands as the chief guest. Alongside, the Dutch Ambassador to Bangladesh, H.E. Anne van Leeuwen, also attended the event. Matthias Brienen, Director, Larive International, anchored the session; while LightCastle was represented by Zahedul Amin, Co-founder and Director, LightCastle Partners, and Sanjir Ali, Senior Business Consultant and Project Manager.

The formal inauguration ceremony has been featured by the following National Dailies of Bangladesh:

  1. Dutch, Bangladeshi firms to invest 6 million euros in aquaculture – The Daily Star
  2. €6m joint initiative for sustainable aquaculture in Bangladesh – The Business Standard
  3. Dutch-Bangladesh Partnership Launched for Sustainable Aquaculture – UNB
  4. Dutch-Bangladeshi partnership invests €6m for sustainable aquaculture sector – Dhaka Tribune
  5. BD, Dutch firms team up for 6m euro aquaculture initiative – The Daily Observer
  6. Dutch-BD partnership invests Euro 6.0m to develop sustainable aquaculture sector – The Financial Express
  7. Dutch-Bangladesh partnership on aquaculture launched – The New Age
  8. 6 million for the development of the fisheries sector in Bangladesh – Bangladesh Posts English
To learn more about the Aquaculture Sector in Bangladesh Document download full report

WRITTEN BY: Rasel Rana

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