Training of Trainers on Integrated Pest Management and Safe Use of Pesticides Held in Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute : Syeda Tasnim Jannat

Training of Trainers on Integrated Pest Management and Safe Use of Pesticides was held in Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) during 12-14 December,2015.Thirty five participants from 14
organizations participated in the 3-day long important event.
The training event took place in the Seminar Room and Entomology
Division of BARI located at Gazipur district of Bangladesh.The fund of the event was available from the Pesticide Toxicology Research
Project.

The training covered vital issues of Integrated Pest Management and Safe Use of Pesticides through 18 presentations. Dr.Syed Nurul Alam,
Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Debasish Sarker, Principal Scientific Officer, Dr.Sultan Ahmed, Principal Scientific Officer, Nirmal Kumar Dutta,Principal Scientific Officer,Dr.AKM Ziaur Rahman,Principal Scientific Officer,Dr.M. Delower Hossain Prodhan, Senior Scientific Officer,Dr.Md. Akhteruzzaman Sarkar,Senior Scientific Officer and
Dr.Kohinoor Begum,Senior Scientific Officer deliberated on specific topics of the event.
The participants were also exposed to practical classes on Pesticide Residue Analysis,Collection and Identification of Insect Pests from the Field,Mass Rearing Techniques of Insect Pests and Bio-control Agents and Data Recording Techniques.

The participants received certificates of attendance distributed by Dr.Bhaggya Rani Banik,Director (Training and Communication) after pleasant discussion on the training event.

It is expected that the recipients of the Training of Trainers on Integrated Pest Management and Safe Use of Pesticides will be able to impart effective training in the future and thus contribute to food security and safe food management.