agriculture

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

First national vegetables fair begins

The day is not far when farmers would not need soil to grow vegetables, fruits and flowers in Bangladesh.

January 17, 2016
January 17, 2016

Agriculture officer, ex-principal killed in road crash

A government officer and a former principal of a college are killed in a road accident at Rajoir upazila in Madaripur on the Dhaka-Barisal highway.

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

Dried up Teesta hits livelihood

“We used to have bumper crops here,” says farmer Mahir Uddin of Char Kalmati village in Lalmonirhat. “The Teesta River used to flow year-round but nowadays there's not enough water in winter...

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

E-agri information centres

We applaud the government decision to expand e-Krishi (e-agriculture) services in rural areas to disseminate agricultural information among farmers.

October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015

Fish production doubles as farming gets popular

The country’s fish production has nearly doubled over the last decade thanks to popularity of fish farming. Consequently, the overall fish production increased by around 88 percent during this period.

September 3, 2015
September 3, 2015

The best way to get pure milk in Dhaka (video)

How far are you willing to go for pure and fresh milk in Dhaka – world’s second worst livable city reputed for adulterated food products right and left.

June 7, 2015
June 7, 2015

$476m WB fund for 2 projects

The World Bank approves $476 million for two projects in Bangladesh to develop a strong financial sector and to improve agricultural productivity for a million poor farmers.

April 9, 2015
April 9, 2015

Electricity will go to every house: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterates her government's commitment to reach electricity to every house saying seventy percent people now have access to electricity and much time would not be...

March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015

Solar pumps -- the way forward

IT is interesting to see farmers living in a village that has no access to electricity come up with an innovative solution to their irrigation woes.