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JS body discusses ways to check rice...

JS body discusses ways to check rice...

Parliament

Mon, Sep 20 2021

Paddy and rice procurement program during the current boro season was also discussed 

Analysis: India may corner nearly half...

India may corner nearly half of global...

World

Sat, Sep 18 2021

The world's biggest exporter may ship up to 22 million tons of rice this year, which is more than...

Sri Lanka seizes staple stocks, says...

Sri Lanka says not facing food...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 2 2021

The government announced emergency regulations on Monday empowering authorities to seize stocks of staples...

Food import: Government at wit’s end...

Food import: Govt at wit’s end over...

Bangladesh

Wed, Sep 1 2021

The food ministry recently allowed a record 1.7 million tons of rice import with a tax cut facility

Scientists make breakthrough in blast...

Scientists make breakthrough in blast...

Agriculture

Tue, Aug 31 2021

Once BRRI completes the variety, it will give farmers respite from crop losses caused by disease

OMS delivery strengthened: Tough stance...

Govt takes tough stance on OMS rice...

Corruption

Fri, Aug 27 2021

At least 50,000 tons of rice distributed under the initiative in first month and a half of FY21-22

Government allocates 7.7C as cash aid...

7.7C allocated for pandemic-hit...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jul 5 2021

Nearly 23,000 tons of rice earmarked as food assistance

Biofortified zinc rice dissemination...

Biofortified zinc rice dissemination...

Agriculture

Wed, Jun 30 2021

HarvestPlus joined hands with World Vision Bangladesh and Nutrition International, Global A airs Canada...

Budget FY22: Two million tons of rice...

2m tons of rice to be procured from...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 3 2021

The decision of procuring the rice comes at a time when the food reserve has hit the lowest in recent...

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...