BKMEA and BRAC University signed a MoU on 24 May 2023 at BKMEA Dhaka office to collaborate on the Mapped in Bangladesh (MiB) project, Phase 2.
On behalf of BKMEA senior vice president Mansoor Ahmed, Vice President Fazlee Shamim Ehsan, member Minhazul Haque signed the MoU. On the other hand Dr. David Dowland, Registrar, BRAC University signed the MoU.
Mapped in Bangladesh (MiB) is an initiative that aims to contribute to the Bangladesh RMG industry through digital innovation and sustainability by providing accurate, credible, and updated RMG factory information to all industry stakeholders in a manner that enables greater efficiency, productivity, accountability, and transparency.
Collaboration between BRACU and BKMEA is a continuation of the first phase of MiB (2017-2022).
The second phase of the project is being implemented by the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED) of BRAC University, and funded by Laudes Foundation and GIZ.
The project is also supported by the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE) under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of Bangladesh.