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The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and BRAC University (BracU) for ‘Mapped in Bangladesh’ (MiB) project has been extended.
With the presence of Faruque Hassan, President, BGMEA and Professor Vincent Chang, Vice Chancellor (VC), Brac University, this MoU extension ceremony took place at the BGMEA PR office in Dhaka on October 25.
BGMEA and BracU inked agreement in 2016 to support the collection of credible and comprehensive data about the RMG industry and prepare a publicly accessible interactive online map of the industry.
The objective of this program is to provide accurate, credible and updated RMG factory information to industry stakeholders in a manner that enhances confidence in the ability of the sector to contribute to equitable development in Bangladesh.
The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED), BracU is implementing the project which is a factory census-based digital mapping of all the export-oriented RMG factories in Bangladesh.
Shahidullah Azim, Vice President, BGMEA; Miran Ali, Vice President, BGMEA; Ms. Mahjabeen Quader, Senior Policy Advisor – Economic Affairs & CSR, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; and Ms. Naureen Chowdhury (Senior Programme Manager -Labor Rights, Laudes Foundation were also present at the occasion, among others.