Reverse Linkage Project between Bangladesh and Turkey for the Capacity Development of Cotton Board of Bangladesh on Improving Cotton Varieties

Brief Summary
The main objective of the project is to contribute to the efforts of the GoB to increase local cotton production particularly in less productive agricultural land. This will be achieved through enhancing the research capacity of CDB regarding cotton varieties development and improving its production practices.

The project’s components are: (i) provision of long-term training on cotton research; (ii) provision of short-term training on production practices; (iii) joint development of enhanced cotton varieties; and, (iv) enhancement of research and IT environment.
Location
Country
Sector
Agriculture
Project cost
$280000
Project Status
Active
Start date
3 December 2018
End date
9 July 2020