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SDGs: S Asia progresses on health, poverty...

SDGs: S Asia progresses on health, falters...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 20 2021

The latest ESCAP report shows that Asia and the Pacific region fell short of its 2020 milestones for...

Commentary: A decade when ministers...

Commentary: A decade when ministers...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Mar 14 2021

The Teesta River was high on agenda at the 37th Indo-Bangla JRC ministerial meet in Delhi  

Govt, FAO collaborating on improving...

Govt, FAO join hands to improve food...

Bangladesh

Sun, Mar 14 2021

Each year food-borne diseases kill two million people globally; Bangladesh needs capacity enhancement...

Bangladesh’s investment in girls’ education...

Bangladesh’s investment in girls’ education...

Education

Sat, Mar 13 2021

Stipend program increases secondary-level school enrolment, women employment and deters early marriages;...

Commentary: Cost of secrecy

Commentary: Cost of secrecy

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 11 2021

The country is seeing an upward trend of rising Covid-19 cases in March

Bangladesh among top 5 disaster-prone...

Bangladesh among top 5 disaster-prone...

Environment

Mon, Mar 8 2021

Latest UN report identifies hazard-prone countries with high vulnerability and low response

Rice glut worries resurface

Rice glut worries resurface

Nation

Fri, Mar 5 2021

Cabinet committee asks food ministry to show restrain as the latter embarks on an import frenzy; USDA...

Bangladesh edges closer to total...

Bangladesh edges closer to total...

Bangladesh

Tue, Mar 2 2021

Experts for better demand projection and use of renewable energy for power generation

Commentary: A misplaced focus

Commentary: A misplaced focus

Bangladesh

Wed, Feb 24 2021

What Bangladesh has so far done for the Rohingyas, no other nations or any international agency can claim...

Farm Mechanization: Removing the last...

Farm Mechanization: Removing the last...

Agriculture

Mon, Feb 22 2021

Synchronized cultivation practice rolled out all over Bangladesh, machines come into play; no farmers...

Nothing for us without us

Nothing for us without us

Special Supplement

Sun, Feb 21 2021

In Bangladesh policy is somewhat in the right direction when it comes to providing education to indigenous...

Bangladeshi scientist leads discovery...

Bangladeshi scientist leads discovery...

Agriculture

Thu, Feb 18 2021

The team’s findings were published in international science journal Molecular Plant on February...

Bigtime farm mechanization

Bigtime farm mechanization

Agriculture

Sat, Feb 13 2021

Govt, development partners move to mechanize farm sector of Bangladesh suffering from high labour cost...

Bangladesh develops best hi-zinc rice...

Bangladesh develops best hi-zinc rice...

Agriculture

Thu, Feb 11 2021

BRRI dhan100’s release coincides with the birth centenary celebration of Bangabandhu, comes in...

UN mulling establishment of regional...

UN plans to open regional innovation...

Dhaka

Tue, Feb 9 2021

Bangladesh has a robust, viable, and active startup community, the right ecosystem, and a government...

Drowning in plastic debris

Drowning in plastic debris

World

Fri, Feb 5 2021

Global plastic production reaches 359 million tons, 8 million tons end up in the world’s oceans...

Global hunger grows

Global hunger grows

Bangladesh

Sun, Jan 24 2021

UN agency warns of widespread hunger risk and global instability if smallholders are not supported in...

A catalytic gene to cut a third of fertilizer...

A catalytic gene to cut a third of fertilizer...

Agriculture

Sat, Jan 23 2021

Bangladesh produces only 32% of its 2.5 million tons of yearly urea need, depends heavily on imports;...

Bangladesh: Witness to a silent fish...

Bangladesh: Witness to a silent fish...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jan 17 2021

With over 1.2 million tons of annual capture, Bangladesh now contributes a tenth of the world’s...

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