National Agricultural technology project

Upazila and District Technology Fair


Upazila and District Technology Fair is a mass communication method for dissemination of technology among the farmers. Generally different modern and innovative technologies are displayed in the fair and people may get opportunity to identify suitable technology observing different alternatives technologies in the same place. It also helps to establish linkage among service providers, producers, traders, consumers and input suppliers. Different types of leaflets, folders etc on livestock technology were distributed in the fair. Upazila and District fairs were organized in collaboration with other two extension departments (DAE & DOF). During the current fiscal year, 120 upazila fairs and 25 district fairs were organized against the target of 120 upazila and 25 district fairs respectively. Duration of fair normally was 03 (three) days. On an average, about 3000 to 5000 farmers visited each fair. The progress of arrangement of technology fair at upazila and district level is given in the Table-09.

Table-09: Progress of Implementation of District and Upazila Fair

Sl No.
Activities
Progress
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
Total
01
District Fair (No.)
25
25
25
75
02
Visitors visited fair (No.)
120000
124000
130000
374000
03
Upazila Fair (No.)
120
120
120
360
04
Visitor visited fair (No.)
450000
500000
550000
1500000