Reaz Ahmad | The Daily Star
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    Reaz Ahmad

  • Govt plans OMS for grassroots

    With no let-up in the spiraling rice price, the government has planned to expand Open Market Sale of subsidised foodgrains to the upazilas across the country.
  • Seedlings crisis worries farmers

    With crops on 6.11 lakh hectares of land damaged by floods, farmers in 32 districts are in dire need of Aman seedlings to recoup their losses by producing the foodgrain. In many northern and central districts, farmers couldn't plant Aman seedlings as floodwater washed away most of the seedbeds.
  • Global efforts to fight wheat blast

    Global scientific resources have been pooled under an international collaboration to combat wheat blast in Bangladesh so that the
  • Farm growth slows down

    The growth of the country's farm sector has slowed down over the last five years and an expert from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) attributed this largely to the fall in rice production growth. The sector registered a yearly growth of 2.3 percent in 2012-16, down from 4.7 percent in 2007-11.
  • Haor project put on ice

    People in the country's northeastern haor areas remain at the mercy of nature. Every year, pre-monsoon floods come and submerge vast swathes of land, destroying the only crop in the region -- Boro. It seems haor people are destined to suffer.