Training Course on ‘New Approaches in Cotton Agronomy: Sowing Experiments’
Date: 19-30 January 2020
Venue: Dhaka - Bangladesh

SESRIC organized in collaboration with IsDB, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), Nazilli Cotton Research Institute (CRI) of Turkey and Cotton Development Board (CDB) of the Ministry of Agriculture of Bangladesh, a training course on “New Approaches in Cotton Agronomy: Sowing Experiments” on 19-30 January 2020 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The training course was organized within the framework of the Reverse Linkage Project between Bangladesh and Turkey on “Enhancing Capacity in Cotton Varieties Development” and conducted by four senior level experts from Nazilli Cotton Research Institute (CRI) of Turkey.

The training also provided opportunity for the Bangladeshi and Turkish experts to make joint research so as to generate and explore new cotton varieties appropriate for the agro-ecological conditions of Bangladesh. Moreover, Turkish and Bangladeshi experts traveled to different cotton fields in different locations in Bangladesh in order to seed the new varieties brought from Turkey and practice joint sowing field experiments.