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Spreading out the jobs

Spreading out the jobs

Editorial

Fri, Jan 19 2018

It is essential at this point in time to ensure food security and stable employment scenarios everywhere...

Can agriculture and the climate fix...

Can agriculture and the climate fix...

Business

Mon, Jan 1 2018

A 2016 report from the FAO said it would be possible to increase food security while maintaining or increasing...

Making sure there’s enough food

Making sure there’s enough food

Editorial

Mon, Oct 23 2017

It is not enough to bank on the hopes for a bumper Aman harvest in November. We need a backup

Why are rice prices rising?

Why are rice prices rising?

Forrest Cookson

Mon, Oct 23 2017

When the public fears that prices will rise, they do

Bringing rural Bangladesh up to...

Bringing rural Bangladesh up to...

Opinion

Sun, Oct 15 2017

How women are helping develop Bangladesh in places that matter most

Is solar irrigation a groundbreaking...

Is solar irrigation a groundbreaking...

Tribune Supplements

Wed, Oct 11 2017

The use of solar energy in irrigation is popular now owing to cost-effective financing and innovative...

Leave no room for middlemen

Leave no room for middlemen

Editorial

Sun, Oct 8 2017

Due to various barriers, farmers have limited access to information on the market for their produce

Floods won’t stop us

Floods won’t stop us

Opinion

Thu, Sep 14 2017

Flooding has resulted in losses in the crores, and this hurts not just the farmers but our entire...

A safety net for those who need it

A safety net for those who need it

Opinion

Sun, Aug 27 2017

Better jobs can go a long way

200,000 protesters grind Mumbai to...

200,000 protesters grind Mumbai to...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 9 2017

Maharashtra is one of several largely agricultural Indian states that have suffered disappointing rains...

Food on the table

Food on the table

Shazia Omar , Shazia Omar

Wed, Jul 26 2017

What we can do to ensure food security

Agricultural credit exceeds target by...

Agricultural credit exceeds target by...

Economy

Tue, Jul 25 2017

Agricultural loans disbursement by the banks in the July-to-June period totalled almost Tk21 crore against...

9% interest rate cap on loans for...

9% interest rate cap on loans for...

Agriculture

Thu, Jun 22 2017

The decision will be implemented from July 1

VAT on farm machinery import to hit...

VAT on farm machinery import to hit...

Business

Wed, Jun 7 2017

'Currently, the price of a Tractor is around Tk10 lakh in Bangladesh. If the proposed VAT is imposed...

Life in shambles

Life in shambles

Md Sariful Islam , Md Sariful Islam

Wed, May 17 2017

We must do more to support victims of flash floods

No one must go hungry

No one must go hungry

Editorial

Tue, May 16 2017

When it comes to food, we cannot afford to take chances

Negligence of officials blamed for flood...

Negligence of officials blamed for flood...

Nation

Tue, Apr 25 2017

UNO Alamgir Hossain has alleged that the embankment was damaged due to negligence of the Water Development...

114,000 hectare Boro crops damaged in...

114,000 hectare Boro crops damaged in...

Nation

Sun, Apr 23 2017

Over 341,000 farmers have become victim of the flood in the division, according to government...

Rain floods jute fields in Rajbari

Rain floods jute fields in Rajbari

Nation

Sun, Apr 23 2017

About 50,000 hectares of land were brought under jute cultivation in Rajbari this year

Dhaka, Thimphu ink five instruments...

Dhaka, Thimphu ink five instruments...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Apr 18 2017

Sheikh Hasina is on a three-day visit to Bhutan

CPD recommends sector-wise reform commissions...

CPD recommends sector-wise reform commissions...

Economy

Sun, Apr 16 2017

CPD emphasised reform in the financial sector, agriculture price regulation and public expenditure...