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  • Sharp fall in seed production feared due to land crisis

    Production of wheat and maize seeds at Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Research Institute (BWMRI) in Dinajpur is likely to fall drastically this year.
  • Rising from the ashes

    Olivia Hembrom, 33, was left wanting for food and work in March when coronavirus and a nationwide shutdown hit Bangladesh.
  • No promotion in 17 years

    Scientists at Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Research Institute (BWMRI) in Dinajpur have not got any promotion in the last 17 years although they have been playing a significate role to take advance the wheat farming in the country since long.
  • BWMRI scientists develop 2 blast tolerant wheat varieties

    Scientists at Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Research Institute (BWMRI) in Dinajpur have developed two new wheat varieties with built-in blast disease tolerance. The blast tolerant varieties will raise hope of the farmers across the country.
  • In Dinajpur, in distress

    The intimidating atmosphere in their areas, disputes with local ruling party men, and on top of this, brutal attacks on two UNOs over the years have given rise to a sense of unease among government officials working in Dinajpur.
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