Reaz-Ahmad

Reaz Ahmad

October 17, 2017
October 17, 2017

Poverty reduction rate slows down

Bangladesh's rate of poverty reduction has slowed down in recent years.

October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017

Rising from dire straits

Bangladesh has not had a food year so bad since 2008. That was a year now well marked in history books as the year of global economic meltdown, the worst since the Great Depression in the 1930s.

October 15, 2017
October 15, 2017

Comes wonder wheat

It's a double delight for wheat growers in Bangladesh.

October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017

New rice yields high hopes

Release of a new rice variety brings in high hopes as scientists expect it to break the long stagnation in the production growth of the staple.

October 5, 2017
October 5, 2017

Marginal farmers have least access

The country's farm sector is dominated by smallholders but the small and marginal farmers have the least access to the credit and agricultural extension services provided by the state.

October 3, 2017
October 3, 2017

Revolutionary leader Jasim Uddin dies

The stark contrast between the haves and have-nots has been there throughout human history.

September 29, 2017
September 29, 2017

32,000 MT of poor quality rice imported

The first two consignments of rice imported for replenishing the government's low food stock have been rejected over quality concern.

September 26, 2017
September 26, 2017

RICE FARMING: A green way to cut cost

Bangladeshi scientists have developed the perfect blend of decomposable waste, biochar, friendly bacteria and rock phosphate to make two most-used chemical fertilisers in the country's paddy...

September 21, 2017
September 21, 2017

Rice price shows downward trend

Failing to import parboiled (Shiddo) rice from Myanmar due to high price, the government yesterday approved another deal to import 50,000 tonnes of rice through international tender.

September 19, 2017
September 19, 2017

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.