agriculture

November 13, 2022
November 13, 2022

‘Bring fallow lands under cultivation’

Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque today urged industries, jute and railways ministries to take steps to bring unused lands under cultivation.

October 31, 2022
October 31, 2022

‘1.5 lakh farmers lost Tk 350 crore for Sitrang’

The cyclone Sitrang that swept over the country last week has caused a loss of around Tk 350 crore of 150,000 farmers in almost half of the country, the agriculture ministry said today.

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

Govt entities’ fallow lands to be brought under cultivation: minister

The fallow lands of different government organisations, including sugar mills, will be brought under cultivation, Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque said today.

October 18, 2022
October 18, 2022

‘Bangladesh’s agriculture needs Tk 15,000 crore investment in 5 years’

Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque today urged developed countries, international banks, donor agencies and private entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh’s agriculture sector, which will need Tk 15,000 crore in the next five years.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

An indomitable farmer

Farming means everything to Habibul Bahar Sujan. The successful young man wanted to be a farmer since his childhood. But success does not always come easily. People have to be skilled to be successful.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Gas crisis won’t create fertiliser shortage: agriculture minister

There will be no fertiliser crisis in Bangladesh, even if the country faces shortage of gas, the key raw material for producing fertiliser, said Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Getting a grip on the Bangladesh development narrative

The book poses a number of questions: which factors have contributed to Bangladesh’s growth?

August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018

Global warming will make insects hungrier, eating up key crops: study

Researchers find a new way that global warming is bad for the planet: more hungry bugs.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Boosting agriculture's role

Agriculture and rural development are key to strengthening livelihoods of the most vulnerable, including hundreds of millions of small-scale family farmers who are responsible for producing an important share of the world's food. And it is they who are most at risk.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Good yield of Boro likely

Farmers in most parts of the country have started harvesting Boro paddy with high hopes of getting a better price this season.