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Bangladesh braces for a Boro

Bangladesh braces for a Boro

Bangladesh

Tue, May 11 2021

Comparing to last year's Boro output of 19.6 million tons, the Ministry of Agriculture has just projected...

Rice import far from target

Rice import far from target

Bangladesh

Tue, May 4 2021

Only 600,000 tons shipped in against the target of 1.5 million

News Analysis: Why buy from millers,...

Why buy from millers, not from...

Agriculture

Sat, Apr 24 2021

Much of the govt’s price support goes into the hands of the millers while only a small part of...

After heatwave comes heat-tolerant...

After heatwave comes heat-tolerant...

Agriculture

Thu, Apr 22 2021

Trials underway both at farmers’ fields and regional research stations; Brri trying to expedite...

Cabinet purchase body nods import of...

Import of 50K more tons of rice...

Agriculture

Wed, Mar 31 2021

The rice will be purchased from Bagadiya Brothers Private Ltd of India at a cost of Tk176.38 crore

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...

Government to import 550,000 tons of...

Govt to import half a million tons of...

Agriculture

Wed, Mar 3 2021

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its nod in principle to a proposal in this regard

How Bangladesh managed to feed 170m...

How Bangladesh managed to feed 170m...

Coronavirus

Mon, Mar 1 2021

Experts suggest the government to reform public policies, upgrade data, and increase productivity in...

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...

Indian rice starts to enter through...

Indian rice starts to enter through...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jan 9 2021

Three vehicles carrying the first consignment of 112 tons of rice  entered Bangladesh

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

Bangladesh, India finalizing first bilateral...

Bangladesh, India finalizing rice...

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 24 2020

About 100,000 tons of parboiled rice and 50,000 tons of white rice could be bought under the government-to-government...

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...

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

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...

Japanese scientists develop salt-resistant...

Japan develops salt-resistant rice

World

Mon, Sep 21 2020

Less than 1% of fresh water is available for human use, and 70% of that is used for agriculture...

Food Minister: Rice market stable

Food Minister: Rice market stable

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 17 2020

The amount of collected food grains is enough for the government reserve, the minister says

4,621 families in Bandarban receive...

4,621 families in Bandarban receive...

Nation

Sat, Jul 25 2020

Rice was distributed among 4,821 families in 9 wards of Bandarban Municipality under the management of...

ED: To those in need

ED: To those in need

Editorial

Wed, Jul 8 2020

The project plans to distribute 11,068 tons of rice to over 10 million people

ACC files case against 6 for embezzling...

ACC files case against 6 for embezzling...

Corruption

Sun, Jun 28 2020

Four of the accused have already been arrested

Food Minister: Govt to procure rice...

Food Minister: Govt to procure rice...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jun 17 2020

The minister came up with the remarks at a meeting via video conference with Barisal division officials...