Mike Black, Paul Hixson, and Scott Poole visited Bangladesh, were they were hosted by mPower social enterprise. mPower is a partner in the USAID funded Agricultural Extension Project (AEP), implemented by Dhaka Ahsania Mission as prime-awardee. At the end of 2012 the Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS) project was awarded a field-buy-in fund from USAID/Bangladesh to support the development and implementation of the ICT component of AEP through consultative and research support.
The contents of this report are observations made during the visit and are meant to summarize what we saw and advance some preliminary recommendations. These are subject to modification depending on subsequent data gathered during the remainder of the evaluation.