Bangladesh Agricultural Extension Society (BAES)
Bangladesh Agricultural Extension Society aims at promoting development of agricultural extension profession, its research and practice.It publishes the Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education (BJEE).The office of BJEE is located at the Department of Agricultural Extension Education, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh- 2202, Bangladesh.
Agricultural Extension in Bangladesh-Overview
This link provides an overview of Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services in Bangladesh
Ministry of Agriculture
It deals with the development of the agricultural policies, plans, regulations, acts, and aiming for the sustainable agricultural development and for food sufficiency of the country. http://www.moa.gov.bd/about_MoA.htm
Department of Livestock and services
It works under the Ministry of Fisheries and livestock and deals livestock extension services and trainings to individuals on livestock management and research programmes.
Department of Agricultural Marketing
It works under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Bangladesh and has undertaken an e-government initiative that would utilize the power of ICT to develop and disseminate critical agricultural market information to farmers, traders, government, policy makers, development agencies and other stakeholders.
Department of Fisheries
It works under the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock and its mandate is to enhance fisheries resources through enacting conservation and management measures and to disseminate improved aquaculture technologies through training and demonstration.
Central Extension Resources Development Institute (CERDI)
Central Extension Resources Development Institute (CERDI) is the apex training institute of Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) under the Ministry of Agriculture and it caters to training extension officials in Bangladesh.
BARC Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council
It is the apex body of the National Agricultural Research system (NARS) in Bangladesh with the responsibility of strengthening the national agricultural research capability through planning and integration of resources.
BRAC (Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee)
It is the largest and most effective NGO in Bangladesh with about 9000 front-line extension staff focusing on rural and farm women. BRACs programme covers micro finance, institution building, income generating activities, and programme support enterprises (eg: seed production, disease diagnostic labs, processing and marketing) and it has developed an integrated sector specific approach to enterprise development of the poor.
Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID)
It is an inclusive business initiative engaged in developing ICT enabled products and services to support private and public (Government and NGO) initiatives targeted for the BoP (Base of the Pyramid) segment in particular and citizens in general in providing them with access to ICTs and ICT enabled information and services.
Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Comilla
BARD is internationally acclaimed for its many innovative works in the field of rural development in Bangladesh. The Academy is a designated national training institute. Its training clientele includes both officials and non-officials. The academy has been conducting socioeconomic research since its inception. BARD conducts experimental projects to evolve models of improved institutions, administrative structures, coordination and methods of production.