Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI) organized a 4 days long training of trainers (ToT) from 18 August 2015 at Centre for Human Resources Development at BURO Bangladesh Tangail Office.
The project ‘Socio- economic empowerment of women through promotion of natural fiber-based products from agricultural wastages’ under INSPIRED program funded by European Union and Ministry of Industries, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
BWCCI has been implementing the project to build capacity of 2000 women entrepreneurs for producing handicrafts, handlooms etc. from banana and pineapple fiber, thus to reduce poverty and empower women where BURO Bangladesh is the partner of BWCCI for the project.
The training started on 18th August 2015 and will continue till 21st August 2015 where 25 women SME cluster leaders from Narshingdi and Tangail districts and key project staff are participating the training to understand and learn women entrepreneurship development and technical aspects of extracting fibers from banana steam and pineapple leaf. A technical team comprised of textile and mechanical engineers, product designer are engaged to facilitate the sessions along with the Technical Adviser and Project Coordinator. BWCCI is going to organize another ToT from 23rd August 2015 for 4 days where more 25 SME cluster leaders from Gaibandha and Modhupur, Tangail will participate the course. Trained cluster leaders will further provide training to 2000 women entrepreneurs.