AAPI Award Ceremony 2013 was organized on October 26, 2013 at Jessore. Those who have excelled in performance within the Jessore Zone and also in Bhola district were acknowledged in ceremonies hosted by the project. The awards were given on the basis of activities during Boro 2013 crop season in 12 districts (11 districts in Jessore Zone plus Bhola). Director, Field Service Wings, DAE and Acting Deputy Mission Director, USAID, Bangladesh Mission were present in the program. A total number of 244 farmers, 61 Sub-Assistant Agriculture Officers (SAAO), 12 Upazila Agriculture Officers (UAO), 12 urea briquette producers, 3 NGOs received the Award. In addition, 3 districts were awarded for their best performance in dessiminating the Guti urea technology.