DU, USFS sign agreement

A collaborative agreement between Dhaka University (DU) and the United States Forest Service (USFS) was signed at the university on Tuesday to enhance the capacity of natural resource management in Bangladesh.

DU Treasurer Prof Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed and Project Leader of compass program of USFS Dr Abu Mostafa Kamal Uddin signed the agreement on behalf of their respective sides.

Dean of the Faculty of Biological Sciences Prof Dr Mihir Lal Saha, Chairperson of the Department of Botany Prof Dr Shamim Shamsi, Prof Dr
Mohammad Zashim Uddin and Registrar Probir Kumar Sarker were present on the occasion.

According to the agreement, compass programme of USFS and Plant Taxonomy, Ethnobotany-Herbal Medicines and Conservation Biology Laboratory of DU Botany Department will conduct joint research and organise conferences, seminars, webinars and fellowship programs.

Source: Daily-sun