agriculture

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.

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.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

Govt okays nuclear research for sustainable agro production

The government approves a draft law that will endorse nuclear research for boosting the country’s agriculture in a sustainable manner. Cabinet division, in a regular meeting, approves the draft of Bangladesh Nuclear Agriculture Institute Act-2016.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Smart agriculture with smart technology

Unlike many other sub-continental countries, one of the major limitations in designing ICT based services for the rural farmers in Bangladesh is the low literacy and technology adverseness.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

[WATCH] Do you know Bangladesh produces 157 types of vegetables?

Vegetable is a crucial component in a balanced diet and there is no alternative to be healthy without it. But do you know there are 157 types of vegetables that Bangladesh produces every year?

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 for optimal agriculture.”

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.