Online Dialogue on Paper Pulp from Whole Jute Plant
Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD) organised an online Dialogue on Paper Pulp from Whole Jute Plant (WJP): Potential and Way Forward. This dialogue focuses on discussion among the concerned from Jute & Textile Ministry, Bangladesh Jute Research Institution (BJRI), Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(BCSIR), Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation(BJMC) and representative of private paper and paper products producers.
Mr Abul Kasem Khan, Chairperson, BUILD, in his welcome note, highlighted BUILD’s meeting with the Minister of Textiles and Jute on 24 February 2021 regarding an initiative on producing paper pulp from the whole jute plant. He said that this dialogue would focus on the scope of commercialisation of paper pulp from the whole jute plant, developing an ecosystem, bringing changes in existing policy, developing a Jute Pulp and Paper Act and so on, keeping in mind the sustainable development fund and climate change issue.