It is the first open agricultural products platform in Bangladesh
The online platform “Food for Nation” has been launched to enable marginal farmers to get fair prices as well as consumers to get the required food-grains and agricultural products as per their demand easily within a short time and at the right price.
Aiming to maintain food supply chain in case of emergency in the country, Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzak inaugurated this government service portal platform (web site :foodfornation.gov.bd) from the conference room of the Ministry of Agriculture via ‘Zoom’ video conferencing on Saturday, a press release said.
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak presided over the function, reports BSS.
It is the first open agricultural products platform in Bangladesh.
Farmers, marketers, storekeepers, and institutional consumers will get the opportunity to verify prices and quality of the product across the country and have direct commercial communication on the platform through the countrywide network of ‘Ek Shop’.