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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...

News Analysis: Are we pursuing Papul...

News Analysis: Are we pursuing Papul...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 25 2020

Bangladeshi authorities seem remarkably unconcerned about the shocking charges against the lawmaker

Fear of remittance flow hitting historic...

Fear of remittance flow hitting historic...

Economy

Tue, Jun 16 2020

International Day of Family Remittances on TuesdayIFAD calls for actions to cushion Covid-19 shock Bangladesh...

Covid-19 Fallout: World Bank suggests...

How Bangladesh can avoid food security...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 19 2020

Disruptions in informal trade between Bangladesh and India may have an immediate impact on food...

Global food security advocates call...

Global food security advocates call...

Agriculture

Fri, May 15 2020

They write open letter to UN, G-20 flagging alert on long-term corona impact on global food system...

USDA: Bangladesh’s cotton consumption...

USDA: Bangladesh’s cotton consumption...

Business

Tue, May 12 2020

In 2020-21 marketing year (MY), Bangladesh’s raw cotton production is forecast to slightly increase...

Buy paddy from farmers, not rice from...

Buy paddy from farmers, not rice from...

Agriculture

Mon, May 11 2020

Only 1.34% of the farmers got the government-set price against their produce

IFAD repurposing project fund to cushion...

IFAD repurposing project fund to cushion...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 8 2020

The specialized UN agency proposes for setting up of transport and logistics network for movement of...

News Analysis: Where the press isn’t...

News Analysis: Where the press isn’t...

Bangladesh

Thu, May 7 2020

In all seriousness and promptness, the government acted upon these incidents by taking into cognizance...

May Day Musing: What is limited...

May Day Musing: What is limited...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 1 2020

May Day in 2020 comes at a time when those who sell their labour and those who own the means of production...

IFPRI, IRRI, CIMMYT, WorldFish make...

IFPRI, IRRI, CIMMYT, WorldFish make...

Business

Wed, Apr 22 2020

The CGIAR Centres commend Bangladesh’s response to contain Covid-19 spread, call for ensuring transportation...