IFPRI-BIMSTEC join hands to advance food system change (The Daily Observer)

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The Daily Observer in Bangladesh reports that the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Secretariat on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Dhaka to enhance collaboration and partnerships to work towards a sustainable and inclusive transformation of food systems in this region.

“IFPRI is delighted to engage in this partnership and work with the BIMSTEC Secretariat as well as member countries’ research institutions on capacity sharing initiatives along with outreach and policy communications through cross-country learning and idea exchange,” said Dr. Johan Swinnen, Director General, IFPRI and Managing Director, Systems Transformation, CGIAR.

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An abridged version of this article was also published in News Age (Bangladesh), and Business Standard.

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