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Climate-smart wheat initiative rekindles...

Climate-smart wheat initiative rekindles...

Agriculture

Fri, Jan 15 2021

Warmer winter, shrinking acreage result in Bangladesh’s decreasing wheat production; global move...

Leakage rises in subsidized rice program...

Leakage rises in subsidized rice...

Agriculture

Sun, Jan 3 2021

IFPRI calls on government to put a monitoring mechanism in place

2020: From despair to hope

2020: From despair to hope

People

Thu, Dec 31 2020

Rising from the ashes of deepest despair, we need to hold the fort in 2021 and build our future upon...

Govt cuts duty to allow import of rice...

Govt slashes import duty on rice

Bangladesh

Sun, Dec 27 2020

Food minister, however, made it clear that whoever intends to import rice will have to apply to his ministry...

Bangladesh economy indomitable despite...

Bangladesh economy indomitable despite...

Bangladesh

Sat, Dec 26 2020

GDP projected to grow 6.8% per year through 2025; its economy to become 25th largest in world by...

Can Ivermectin help prevent...

Can Ivermectin help prevent...

Coronavirus

Sat, Dec 26 2020

Following an observational study, researchers call for large-scale trials around the world

Higher-magnitude flood frequency increases...

Higher-magnitude flood frequency increases...

Agriculture

Fri, Dec 25 2020

Scientists call for actions to save future crop losses as floods these days are submerging more land...

Debunking Bangladesh’s rice import...

Debunking Bangladesh’s rice import...

Bangladesh

Wed, Dec 23 2020

BRRI says despite a 10% crop loss owing to monsoon, there will be a net surplus of three million tons...

Goodbye to potato late blight

Goodbye to potato late blight

Bangladesh

Fri, Dec 18 2020

Bangladesh importing resistant lines developed at Michigan State University; success will save 20% yield...

Technology that halves pesticide...

Technology that halves pesticide...

Bangladesh

Fri, Dec 11 2020

Introduction of Bt brinjal revolutionizes the vegetable’s production scenario, it can prevent use...

Govt importing rice to replenish depleting...

Govt importing rice to refill...

Agriculture

Sat, Dec 5 2020

Food directorate’s reluctance to buy paddy from farmers resulted in poor stock

Women twice as active as men in farm...

Women farmers twice as active as...

Agriculture

Thu, Dec 3 2020

New study portrays women’s disadvantageous position due to deprivation in land ownership, wage...

When the curtain falls

When the curtain falls

Obituary

Fri, Nov 27 2020

Aly Zaker (November 6, 1944 –November 27, 2020)

New genome sequencing rekindles hope...

New genome sequencing rekindles hope...

Agriculture

Thu, Nov 26 2020

CIMMYT, USask contribute to decode genetic maps of 15 wheat varieties  

Amazing maize success

Amazing maize success

Agriculture

Sat, Nov 14 2020

Seven-fold rise in production in 12 years; Bangladesh looks to exporting maize in near future

We need to put farmers first

We need to put farmers first

Bangladesh

Fri, Oct 30 2020

It is the farmers who should be the main beneficiary of government food procurement plans

Food stock aplenty, price remains a...

Food stock aplenty, price remains a...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 15 2020

The government is having a hard time making the market behave as prices of staple rice and potato have...

News Analysis: What about an ordinary...

What about an ordinary person's right...

Bangladesh

Mon, Aug 17 2020

Is it too much to ask that the deference that the law enforcers show to VIPs and the vigilance they exercise...

Bangladesh introduces micronutrient-enriched...

Bangladesh introduces micronutrient-enriched...

Bangladesh

Mon, Aug 10 2020

The country is teaming up with WFP to fight nutrition deficiency among poor in Dhaka 

Must we import rice this year?

Must we import rice this year?

Bangladesh

Sun, Aug 9 2020

With its current stock, Bangladesh is well poised in meeting the demand up to the next harvesting season,...

News Analysis: Power to the people

News Analysis: Power to the people

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 29 2020

Overall ours is a story of success in power, not of failure, and the sector deserves praise, not public...