Assignment name:
Development and Utilization of Bangladesh Rice Knowledge Bank (www.knowledgebank-brri.org)
Approx. Value of the contract:
Tk. 1 Crore 20 Lakhs
Country: Bangladesh Duration of assignment (months): Ongoing
Name of Client:
Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), Gazipur
Total No of person-months of the assignment:
2 Persons
Funded by:
BRRI-MOA – 2017 – 2021
IRRI-BRRI – 2013 to  2017
NATP-WB – 2011 to 2013
IRRI-EC-DFID – 2004 to 2008
Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract:
Tk. 1 Crore 20 Lakhs
Start date (month/year): 2004

Completion date (month/year): On-going

No of professional person-months provided by the joint venture partners or the Sub-Consultants: N/A
Name of joint venture partners or the Sub-Consultants, if any:

N/A

Name of senior regular full time employees of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as project Director, Team Leader):

Md Abdul Mannan, Project Manager and Web Developer
Md. Bashiruddn Bhuiyan, Web Developer and Programmer

Narrative description of Project:
Monitoring and long-term advisory services to the Bangladesh Rice Knowledge Bank project
Description of actual services provided in the assignment:

BRKB is a treasure of rice knowledge. This is a dynamic source of knowledge that will be updated regularly to keep consistency with the latest innovations and users’ feedback. The BRKB contains rice knowledge to address the regional as well as national issues associated with rice production and training. It started with rice but extends promise to be expanded to non-rice technologies in future.

Main deliverables/ outputs:

  • Developed Bangladesh Rice Knowledge Bank
  • Designed and developed  Web-based Rice Production  Training modules and distribute to the target audience
  • Prepared and designed of Rice Fact Sheets in close cooperation with BRRI Scientists and published to the BRKB website
  • Prepare and design training & communication materials.
  • Designed and developed interactive CD-ROM on Rice Production Training Module.
  • Liaison with BRRI Scientists and collect latest Rice Variety and publish to the BRKB website
  • Collect feedback from farmers and extension workers and pass to the respective rice scientists for solutions.
  • Provided technical support to organize BRKB based rice production training