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Bangladesh gets APICTA MERIT award-2016

Bangladesh won for the first time Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Award-2016 in sustainability and environment category for the "Soil Safe" digital soil and fertilizer testing mini lab initiatives.

The "Soil Safe" digital soil and fertilizer testing mini lab initiative, developed by a Bangladeshi organization Kranti group, at the APICTA award giving event held in Taipei, Taiwan, a press release said today.

Director of Kranti Group Muhammad Risalat Siddique received the award at a function on December 5.

The "Soil Safe" digital soil and fertilizer testing mini lab initiative has been developed to assess the quality of soil, which eventually help farmers to grow suitable variety of crops.

APICTA MERIT award is considered as one of most prestigious awards globally in the ICT sector.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)