This event took place on 15th February, 2020 at CCCI, World Trade Centre, Agrabad, Chittagong. A MoU was signed between CCCI and METABUILD in November, 2017 and CCCI was very supportive in mobilizing companies in the Chittagong region to participate in the project. METABUILD provided direct support to 43 companies in Chittagong region.
This event took place on 11th February, 2020 at Khondoker Restaurant, Nawabpur, Dhaka. From the beginning of the project, METABUILD team has worked closely with BECMA and provided direct support to 37 SMEs. The event was presided over by Mr. Khandoker Anwar Kamal, Project Manager, METABUILD. Mr. Nilay Srivastava, Technical Expert from TERI (India) presented the overall project achievements and the Bangladesh achievements were presented by Ms. Nizhum Islam Nishi, Coordinator, METABUILD. Mr. Mir Shakib Ahmed and Mr.
This event took place on 9th February, 2020 at Chai Pai Restaurant, Jatrabari, Dhaka. METABUILD project has provided direct support to 48 SMEs of this association. Many member companies of this association also visited the Clean Technology Fair held in June 2019 in Dhaka. As a result, all member companies are moving towards using jigs in their electroplating process and several companies have already implemented this measure. This has had a significant impact in terms of chemicals savings in this cluster.
A series of four project closing events were held in February, 2020 in Bangladesh in cooperation with four different industry associations. Three events took place in Dhaka and one event in Chittagong. The objectives of these dissemination events were:
The closing event in the Birgunj was conducted on 25th January 2020, in Hotel Pujan. The programme was jointly organized with the Birgunj Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BiCCI). Invitation were sent to the all participating industries of Bara and Parsa districts including members of BiCCI, Government offices including District Coordination Committees of Bara and Parsa, and other major industry sectors, office of industries and some media persons. The programme was chaired by Mr. Subodh Kumar Gupta, Acting President BiCCI.
The closing event in the Biratnagar was conducted on 23rd January 2020, in Hotel Asiatique. The programme was jointly organized with the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) Province-1. Invitation were sent to the all participating industries of Morang and Sunsari districts, other prominent industries including members of FNCCI Province-1, Government offices including District Coordination Committees of Morang and Sunsari, Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment of Province No.
The National Cleaner Production Centre (NCPC) Sri Lanka successfully conducted the Project Dissemination event of “Resource efficient supply chain for metal products in building sector in South Asia” (METABUILD) funded by the European Union (EU) under the SWITCH Asia Programme and the ceremony of “National Cleaner Production Awards 2019”.
The Closing Event in the Rupandehi was conducted on 21st January 2020 in the Dreamland Gold Resort, Manigram, Tilottama, Rupandehi. The programme was jointly organized with the Butwal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BuCCI) and the Siddhartha Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SiCCI). Invitation were sent to the all participating industries of Rupandehi including members of BuCCI and SiCCI, related Government offices including District Coordination Committee, Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment of Province No.
The closing event in Pokhara was conducted on 19th January 2020, in Tuki Resort, Lakeside, Pokhara. The programme was jointly organized with the Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI). Invitation were sent to the all participating industries of Kaski district including members of PCCI, related Government offices including District Coordination Committee of Kaski, some other major industry sectors, and the media. The programme was chaired by Mr. Damu Adhikari, President of PCCI. Inauguration was done by the Chief Guest Mr.
Resource efficient supply chain for metal products in buildings sector in South Asia, in short METABUILD Project is a 4-year project started in March 2016 and ending in February 2020 supported by the European Union (EU) under the SWITCH Asia Programme. There are altogether seven partners working and this project is being implemented in 3 countries: Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.