Recognition and certification of UCC
The representatives of Upazila Consumer Committee (UCC) have been very actively working for strengthening food safety governance in poultry sector in collaboration with Department of Livestock Services (DLS), Department of Health, Local administration and Local Government Institutions (LGI). The respective government departments and LGI became very happy regarding the active and lively participation of the UCC representative for system change and better implementation of laws and policies for safe poultry production and improving value chain.
For the recognition of UCC members at Tangail, Delduar, Kumarkhali and Sreepur there were 8 recognition certification has given by the local DLS, local Health service and Upazila union porishod. As a result consumer committees are functional and demonstrate diverse and representative’s membership/participation in leadership and decision making. In IBS FS working areas, relevant government and local government authorities has collaborative working with UCC for safe poultry value chain. Consumer committees work effectively with other PROKAS IBPs for strengthening local oversight mechanisms. UCC support government mechanisms to help them work better.