To celebrate the International Rural women’s day "Youth gathering" programme was held at Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin auditorium at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) on Monday Evening.
The event titled "Explicit Recognition of the Contribution of Rural Women to Agriculture" was jointly organised by Manusher Jonno Foundation and BAU Journalists’ Association (BAUJA).
BAU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Ali Akbar attended the programme as the chief guest while Pro-VC Prof Dr Md Jasimuddin Khan, President of Democratic Teachers Forum Prof Dr Lutful Hassan, Executive Director of Manusher Jonno Foundation Shaheen Anam as the special guests with BAUJA President Shaheeduzzaman Sagor in the chair.
Prof Dr Mahfuza Begum of Agronomy Department presented the keynote, Prof Dr Ismat Ara Begum of Agricultural Economics made a presentation on Gender Advocacy while Manusher Jonno Foundation's Banasree Mitra Neogi presented a documentary.
A cultural program was also held by "Trivuj cultural organisation."