Paddy Price in Bangladesh

June 4, 2019
June 4, 2019

Price support still eludes rice farmers

Providing price support for farmers has always been a top policy goal of almost every government. In practice, however, successive governments procured very little paddy from growers in the last...

May 29, 2019
May 29, 2019

Middlemen are the culprits

Middlemen control the rice market and they are the ones who are to blame for the fall in prices, noted economist and banker Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled said yesterday.

May 26, 2019
May 26, 2019

Eid won’t bring any joy to them

A little over a week is left before the Eid-ul-Fitr but that can hardly excite the paddy growers in Naogaon as they remain preoccupied with falling prices and debts.

May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019

'Irresponsibility', lack of policy behind paddy price fall: Dr Kamal

Gonoforum President Dr Kamal Hossain alleges that farmers are not getting the fair prices of paddy due to the lack of an agricultural policy and government's "irresponsibility".