Farida Akhter

Farida Akhter

Founding executive director of UBINIG, Dhaka, a policy and research organization in Bangladesh.

Founding executive Director

Categories covered by Farida

Talks covered by this speaker


Future of GM Food Crops in Asia-Pacific

About this Speaker

Farida Akhter has carried out extensive research in agirculture, marine fisheries, population, and development issues. UBINIG, the organization she founded, runs a biodiversity-based farming system involving over 300,000 farming families. She is the author of several books and is a regular columnist in national dailies, writing on biodiversity, environment, women, and other issues.

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