Agricultural Policy Support Unit (APSU)

Ministry of Agriculture

Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

Launching Agricultural Policy Support Unit

Published on: November 5, 2012 | Tags: inauguration, MOA, and policy. News Category: Featured.

The Agricultural Policy Support (APSU) was jointly established by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the USAID-funded Policy Research and Strategy Support Program, implemented by the International Food Policy Research Institute, to strengthen in-house technical capacity within the Bangladesh Ministry of Agriculture. Specifically, APSU will

1. Provide timely policy recommendations in response to short term challenges;

2. Carry out in-depth analysis to be used as a basis for generating policy options that will address medium and long term challenges; and

3. Monitor policy implementation and evaluate policy impact/relevance.

APSU’s establishment captured critical notice and broad acclaim in various media outlets and blogs.


Read more below:

The Financial Express (Nov 5, 2012)

Relief Web (Nov 7, 2012)

The Daily Star (Nov 5, 2012)

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