Farming Future Bangladesh (FFB) is a comprehensive communications initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help improve awareness about modern agricultural innovations including crop biotechnology in Bangladesh.

Youth engagement

Youth engagement

FFB is focused on networking, coalition building, social mobilization and capacity building of public and private university scientists, academics and students. FFB is working with the universities to develop university-based Alliance for Science group/Science Club/Youth Groups. FFB has also worked with the Bangladesh Association of Biotechnology Graduates (BABG), a national level association consisting of more than 1500 graduate biotechnologists from all the reputed public and private universities of the country.

March for Science

The Bangladesh Alliance for Science, a chapter of the Cornell Alliance for Science, organized a series of activities in Bangladesh to celebrate the global March for Science movement on April 22, 2017. The Cornell Alliance for Science, a communications initiative of the Cornell University, USA, is a partner of the international March for Science movement and supporting ongoing efforts of the movement. 

The Bangladesh Alliance for Science and the Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU) organized a rally and seminar to celebrate the movement in Bangladesh. The seminar titled: “Prospect of Agricultural Biotechnology for Sustainable Food Security in Bangladesh,” was held on 22 April 2017.