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Despite flood Govt expects good production...

Despite flood Govt expects good production...

Bangladesh

Sun, Sep 4 2016

Despite initial hurdles including the latest flood in Ganges basin in Bangladesh, the government has...

Over 25,000 poultry farms shut down...

Over 25,000 poultry farms shut down...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 2 2016

Over 2,500 poultry farms in Bogra were forced to shut down due to lack of capital and government subsidies....

Jute prices in Magura controlled by...

Jute prices in Magura controlled by...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 2 2016

Magura has seen a bumper production of jute this year according to the Agriculture Extension Department...

Unscrupulous traders get involved in...

Unscrupulous traders get involved in...

Bangladesh

Wed, Aug 31 2016

As the Eid-ul-Azha is approaching, a section of unscrupulous traders get involved in the cow-fattening,...

Uncategorized

Wed, Aug 24 2016

Although situation of electricity supply has improved across Bangladesh over the last two years, people...

Shrimp farming fears to fall

Shrimp farming fears to fall

Bangladesh

Sat, Aug 20 2016

More than 4,000 Shrimp farms in Paikgachha upazila of the coastal district Khulna may be blocked any...

A company that promotes sustainable...

A company that promotes sustainable...

Bangladesh

Sat, Aug 20 2016

Bangladesh-based Direct Fresh Ltd has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a pledge to integrate...

Relief still a far cry for people living...

Relief still a far cry for people living...

Uncategorized

Mon, Aug 8 2016

The flood situation has improved in the last couple of days, but sufferings of flood-affected people...

Illegal spawns collection going on...

Illegal spawns collection going on...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 27 2016

Though catching prawns and spawns is an offence, the practice continues unabated affecting the fish yield...

Mobile-based agro advisory service makes...

Mobile-based agro advisory service makes...

Agriculture

Tue, Jun 14 2016

Grameenphone’s mAgri Initiatives launched a hotline in December 2015 that has helped many poultry and...

Spice farming getting profitable in...

Spice farming getting profitable in...

Uncategorized

Fri, Jan 22 2016

Asma Begum, a farmer of Fulgachha village, Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila, has pocketed a good profit after...

Farmers happy over bitter-gourd...

Farmers happy over bitter-gourd...

Uncategorized

Sat, Jan 9 2016

‘I don’t use pesticides rather I use perching method when the pests attack the crop’The farmers of Thakurgaon...

Local heroes raise climate hopes

Local heroes raise climate hopes

Climate Change

Mon, Dec 21 2015

Meet the farmers who have developed salinity-tolerant paddy varieties using traditional technology, baffling...

Farmers incur losses as aman prices...

Farmers incur losses as aman prices...

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Sat, Dec 12 2015

Despite bumper yield of aman paddy, the farmers of the district are counting losses as they have to sell...

Virus attack frustrates bean...

Virus attack frustrates bean...

Uncategorized

Sat, Dec 12 2015

A wide range of virus attack on bean trees in different vegetable-farm in the district has frustrated...

The shift to shrimp in Satkhira: Climate...

The shift to shrimp in Satkhira: Climate...

Uncategorized

Fri, Oct 23 2015

While studying the impact of climate change on rural livelihoods, JustJobs Network conducted a focused...

Bright minds, robust policies and new...

Bright minds, robust policies and new...

Uncategorized

Fri, Oct 23 2015

While Bangladesh has been successful in increasing its food security over the last four decades, climate...

Future of watermelon farmers in...

Future of watermelon farmers in...

Uncategorized

Sun, Apr 12 2015

Despite a bumper harvest of watermelons in Kotalipara upazila of Gopalganj this year, fruits worth several...

Solutions for growing vegetables in...

Solutions for growing vegetables in...

Uncategorized

Fri, Apr 10 2015

In rural Bangladesh, growing vegetables and fruits in one’s own yard or homestead garden and consuming...

Pest attacks hit Boro cultivation

Pest attacks hit Boro cultivation

Uncategorized

Wed, Mar 25 2015

Pests have attacked boro seedlings in different upazilas of Madaripur district this season. The farmers...

Unrest deprives people off...

Unrest deprives people off...

Uncategorized

Thu, Mar 12 2015

Watermelon growers are going through much hardship as marketing and trading of the fruit being is being...