bangladesh farmers

Procure directly from farmers

Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder yesterday asked all deputy commissioners to ensure that paddy is bought directly from farmers for meeting the government’s rice procurement target.

April 20, 2020
April 20, 2020

Farmers can sell produce dialing 333#5: Palak

The government is set to launch a short code 333#5 for farmers to sell their produce using the platform, State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak says.

July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019

Procure directly from farmers

Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder yesterday asked all deputy commissioners to ensure that paddy is bought directly from farmers for meeting the government’s rice procurement target.

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

Farmers lose, millers gain

Under the ongoing food grain procurement programme, the government is buying only 1.5 lakh tonnes of paddy from farmers, which makes up less than one percent of the total estimated production of around 1.96 crore tonnes this boro season.