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    Rajshahi farmers afraid of low production of Aman due to less rainfall

    Suzon Ali . Rajshahi | Updated at 10:07pm on August 14, 2018

    Farmers in Rajshahi region are facing severe problems in transplanting and irrigating aman seedlings due to light rainfall in the ongoing monsoon....

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    Govt working for development of agriculture, farmers: DG BRRI

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:15am on August 05, 2018

    Director general of Bangladesh Rice Research Institute Md Shahjahan Kabir has said the present farmer-friendly government is working relentlessly for development of agriculture and farmers....

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    Agriculture experts for increasing cultivation of Aus rice

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 02:23am on August 03, 2018

    Agriculture experts at a crop cutting function have called for enhancing less irrigation-water consuming Aus rice cultivation as an additional cereal crop to increase rice...

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    Bangladesh, IFAD to invest $109m to increase incomes of rural households

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:18am on August 02, 2018

    The International Fund for Agricultural Development and Bangladesh on Wednesday signed a financing agreement to significantly increase incomes and food and nutrition security for 250,000...

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    Matia for practicing conservation agriculture in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:53am on July 30, 2018

    Agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury on Sunday emphasised practicing conservation agriculture to respond to the challenges of climate change....

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    Record 207 environmental activists killed last year

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:03am on July 25, 2018

    More than 200 environmental activists were murdered last year as government-sponsored killings linked to lucrative projects by vast agriculture multinationals soared, a global rights watchdog...

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    Invent disaster-resilient crop varieties: president

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Mymensingh | Updated at 12:05am on July 23, 2018

    President Abdul Hamid on Sunday urged all concerned to be aware of protecting biodiversity and invent disaster-resilient crops varieties to face the negative impact of...

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    Cabinet okays agriculture policy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on July 10, 2018

    The cabinet on Monday approved the draft of the National Agriculture Policy 2018 updating the previous document adopted in 2013 to ensure food security for...

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    BADC Bill 2018 placed in house

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:18pm on June 19, 2018

    A bill titled ‘Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation Bill 2018’ was placed in parliament with a provision of fine and jail term for defying BADC notices...

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    Allocation for agri sector inadequate: 9 farmer orgs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:41am on June 11, 2018

    Nine farmers’ organisations on Sunday demanded adequate allocation for the agriculture and rural economy as they considered that the allocation for the sector in the...

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