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Food security comes first

Food security comes first

Opinion

Sun, Sep 9 2018

We are a nation with a history of famines, and it was not all that long ago that death by starvation...

Ultra-poor families to get rice Tk10...

Ultra-poor families to get rice Tk10...

Bangladesh

Wed, Aug 29 2018

The food minister asks district food control officers to remain alert against all kinds of irregularities...

Rice prices in India hold steady; low...

Rice prices in India hold steady

Business

Fri, Aug 10 2018

Yields could (be) impacted if rainfall fails to improve next week

8,000 tons of rice stuck at Hili...

8,000 tons of rice stuck at Hili...

Commerce

Tue, Jun 12 2018

The rice importers have already sent letters to National Board of Revenue (NBR) and customs authorities,...

Rice developed by female Bagerhat farmer...

Rice developed by female Bagerhat farmer...

Agriculture

Fri, May 18 2018

Agriculture department sees high yield potential

Bangladesh’s rice import volume to drop...

Bangladesh’s rice import volume to drop...

Agriculture

Tue, Apr 10 2018

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) sees prospect of higher domestic production.

A vegetarian country and a forgotten...

A vegetarian country and a forgotten...

Opinion

Mon, Apr 9 2018

How time has changed our diet since the 1970s

The right to food: Negative or...

The right to food: Negative or...

Business

Tue, Mar 27 2018

There’s no shortage of food, just lack of purchasing power

Rice traders fined for not using jute...

Rice traders fined for not using jute...

Nation

Tue, Mar 6 2018

According to the Mandatory Jute Packaging Act 2010, which has been enforced since January 2014, all commodities...

Government to sell rice at Tk30 from...

Government to sell rice at Tk30 from...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 1 2018

The program will continue until the Boro harvest

PM Hasina: Dishonest traders responsible...

PM Hasina: Dishonest traders responsible...

Food

Wed, Feb 28 2018

The rice reserve in the country now stands at 10,658,821 tons

Speculation or starvation: Which is...

Speculation or starvation: Which is...

Business

Sun, Feb 11 2018

The misplaced rage against rice speculators

When rice lets farmers down, what do...

When rice lets farmers down, what do...

Special

Sat, Feb 3 2018

Harvest losses and lower profit margins are pushing farmers away from cultivating paddy. The common coarse...

Food minister: 1.08 million tons food...

Food minister: 1.08 million tons food...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jan 15 2018

A total of 818,000 tons rice and wheat have already been unloaded at the port, says Qamrul Islam

Rice import rockets 18 times through...

Rice import rockets 18 times through...

Business

Thu, Jan 11 2018

Around 120-130 truckloads of rice is being imported through the port nowadays as the demand in the local...

Experts: Haor regions need short-duration...

Experts: Haor regions need short-duration...

Science

Mon, Jan 8 2018

'Around 14% of the total paddy production in Bangladesh is produced in Haor and if the rice supply is...

Import, Aman harvest slightly cut rice...

Import, Aman harvest slightly cut rice...

Nation

Fri, Dec 29 2017

Traders said a drop in the prices of rice in India played a role dropping the prices in Bangladesh's...

Satkhira farmer develops rice impervious...

Satkhira farmer develops rice impervious...

Nation

Sun, Nov 19 2017

The rice variety is named after his foster mother – Charulota

Govt to buy 250,000 tonnes of rice from...

Govt to buy 250,000 tonnes of rice from...

Commerce

Wed, Oct 25 2017

The Food will submit two proposals in this regard to the Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase today

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