• Monday, May 20, 2019
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LDA urges govt to buy paddy directly...

LDA urges govt to buy paddy directly...

Politics

Sun, May 19 2019

LDA urged the government to take initiatives to protect farmers from facing looses

Climate-smart agriculture is here to...

Climate-smart agriculture is here to...

Agriculture

Sun, May 19 2019

Alternate Wetting and Drying (AWD), a simple technology, can help cut irrigation cost, stop rapid depletion...

Bangladeshi wild variety rekindles hope...

Bangladeshi wild variety rekindles hope...

Agriculture

Sat, Apr 27 2019

IRRI-led multinational efforts on for 11 years to engineer rice for 50% extra gain

In Kolkata, rice-obsessed Bengalis are...

In Kolkata, rice-obsessed Bengalis are...

D2

Mon, Apr 15 2019

Bengal is home to amazing varieties of indigenous rice. Chefs and restaurateurs are finally adding them...

Rice science’s coming of age

Rice science’s coming of age

Agriculture

Sat, Apr 6 2019

Bangladesh, the Philippines ready Golden Rice to fight Vitamin A deficiency  

IRRI DG: Work underway for a dramatic...

IRRI DG: Work underway for a dramatic...

Business

Mon, Mar 25 2019

Bangladeshi scientists join forces to change rice plant architecture. Bangladesh and the Philippines...

Climate change: Rice crops heading towards...

Climate change: Rice crops heading towards...

Nation

Sun, Feb 24 2019

A massive humanitarian crisis will trigger if crop yield begins to drop due to climate change

Price of local and imported rice goes...

Price of local and imported rice goes...

Business

Sun, Feb 3 2019

Sources at the land port said although rice import has been inactive due to high tax rates, the high...

Bangladeshi rice research lags behind...

Bangladeshi rice research lags behind...

Nation

Mon, Nov 19 2018

The experts said there are still many legal and policy challenges for the private sector to overcome...

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