Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked agriculturists to give special attentions so Bangladesh does not need to beg to others for food in future as the country became self-reliant in food.
Right at this moment Bangladesh occupies the first position in hilsha production as the country’s hilsha output has increased by 66 per cent in the last nine years.
The latest production estimate of boro is 8.67 percent higher than 1.80 crore tonnes harvested in 2016-17, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics.
The new agriculture policy has been formulated incorporating some new issues following the expiry of the Agriculture Policy 2013
The grant financing comprises $22.44 million from the Scaling up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Program under the Strategic Climate Fund, and $3 million is from the Clean Energy Fund for Output-based Aid under the A
The main emphasis is on rational development and coordination of all principal factors required for agricultural and rural development
The total meat production was 7.15 million metric tonnes in fiscal 2016-2017. It was 6.07 million metric tonnes more comparing to the fiscal 2008-09. The total meat production was 1.08 million metric tonnes in fiscal 2008-09
12 local and national farmers’ organization expressed their frustration over the inadequate allocation for the agriculture in the proposed national budget for the year of 2018-19
The BCIC recently wrote to the industries ministry seeking extension of the tenure of the counter-guarantees, issued in favour of five state-owned banks (SoBs), by one year to June 30, 2019
25 per cent customs duty and 3 per cent regulatory duty on rice imports to protect the farmers as the country got a bumper paddy production in the boro season
Govt will re-impose 28 percent duty on import of rice to protect the growers as the country got a bumper paddy production in the boro season
the prime minister and Thai princess mainly discussed the agriculture sector and laid stress on enhancing cooperation between the two countries in this sector. The issue of raising cooperation on the food processing sector ca
Of Tk 179.52 billion loans disbursed in the ten months, Tk 96.59 billion came from private commercial banks while the remaining Tk 82.93 billion was disbursed by the state-owned banks
Each maunds of the paddy variety is being sold at Tk 800 to Tk 900. Prices will increase further when the rice mill owners will start their activities on a large scale.
Bangladesh’s rice output from the summer crop is likely to hit 19.7 million tonnes, exceeding the target of 19 million tonnes, as farmers raised acreage to cash in on higher prices.
Ban aiming to preserve and ensure smooth breeding of sea fish and crustacean
The press conference was moderated by Mustafa Kamal Akand of COAST Trust
The Government of Bangladesh has, therefore, identified introduction of a dependable e-traceability system for the shrimp sector in Bangladesh as an important priority so that the origin of the shrimp produced in Bangladesh c
Chapainawabganj has history of Khirsapat mango cultivation and the basis of it could be found in the local folk music 'Alkap Gan' dated back to 1955. Besides, the Bangladesh District Gazetteer also mentioned mango orchards in