bangladesh rice production

16 Northern Districts: Rising input cost worries Boro farmers

Saiful Islam has lately been busy preparing his five bighas of land to grow paddy. But he reckons he will have to spend Tk 25,000 more than he did last season for the cultivation as the cost of just about everything has gone up.

Meghna Group of Industries, TK Group enter rice milling

Meghna Group of Industries (MGI) and TK Group, two major commodity processors in Bangladesh, are set to enter into the milling and marketing of rice, a move that may intensify competition but drive small operators out of the market.

‘To avoid rice shortage, markets must function well’

Dr Mohammad Jahangir Alam of BAU talks to The Daily Star about the country's rice production.

Inflation, war eating away food gains

Bangladesh made gains in food production and ensured the availability of rice in recent years. But surging inflation, erratic weather, and the Russia-Ukraine war affected the availability of cereals and reduced low-income people’s access to food this year.

Food ministry must do better to control prices of rice

High prices are making life harder for the poor

Rice prices hit 3-year low

Rice prices have fallen to a nearly three-year low impacted by downturn in paddy prices at the farmers’ level in the wake of good harvest as well as higher private and public stocks of the grain.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

16 Northern Districts: Rising input cost worries Boro farmers

Saiful Islam has lately been busy preparing his five bighas of land to grow paddy. But he reckons he will have to spend Tk 25,000 more than he did last season for the cultivation as the cost of just about everything has gone up.

January 25, 2023
January 25, 2023

Meghna Group of Industries, TK Group enter rice milling

Meghna Group of Industries (MGI) and TK Group, two major commodity processors in Bangladesh, are set to enter into the milling and marketing of rice, a move that may intensify competition but drive small operators out of the market.

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

‘To avoid rice shortage, markets must function well’

Dr Mohammad Jahangir Alam of BAU talks to The Daily Star about the country's rice production.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Inflation, war eating away food gains

Bangladesh made gains in food production and ensured the availability of rice in recent years. But surging inflation, erratic weather, and the Russia-Ukraine war affected the availability of cereals and reduced low-income people’s access to food this year.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Food ministry must do better to control prices of rice

High prices are making life harder for the poor

May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019

Rice prices hit 3-year low

Rice prices have fallen to a nearly three-year low impacted by downturn in paddy prices at the farmers’ level in the wake of good harvest as well as higher private and public stocks of the grain.

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