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    Women’s participation in agriculture on rise despite discrimination: seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 06, 2020

    The participation of women in agriculture is increasing despite women’s contribution getting insufficient recognition, speakers said at a seminar on Thursday. The Association for Land...

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    Rats eat up 1 lakh MT crops in 2018: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on February 17, 2020

    Around 1 lakh metric tons of crops were damaged due to the attack of rats in 2018, agriculture minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque told parliament on...

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    Canada, Bangladesh agree to cooperate in agriculture

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on February 12, 2020

    The Global Institute for Food Security at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada and the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council have agreed to cooperate on multidisciplinary...

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    Brunei seeks Bangladesh support for agriculture expansion

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:36pm on January 22, 2020

    Brunei Darussalam has sought cooperation from Bangladesh in expanding its agricultural sector, especially hatchery. The newly-appointed high commissioner of Brunei Darussalam Haji Haris bin Othman...

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    Menon warns government over low price of agriculture produce

    Our Correspondent . Jashore | Updated at 01:09am on January 18, 2020

    Worker Party of Bangladesh president Rashed Khan Menon on Friday warned the government against unfair prices of agricultural produce. If the farmers were denied fair...

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    Capitalism and gut-wrenching hijack of India

    Colin Todhunter | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2020

    IN INDIA, the ‘development’ paradigm is premised on moving farmers out of agriculture and into the cities to work in construction, manufacturing or the service...

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    Experts for production of pesticide-free vegetables

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 01:09am on December 30, 2019

    Agriculture experts at a seminar have said the present government is implementing various programs for enhancing production of pesticide-free vegetables adopting eco-friendly agricultural...

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    BARI holds training on agricultural products

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on December 27, 2019

    Technology Division of Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute organised a daylong training on ‘preparation and processing of 100 per cent guava natural jelly and guava and...

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    Agriculture heavily dependent on groundwater irrigation: seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on December 20, 2019

    Stakeholders at a seminar on Thursday stressed the need for reducing use of groundwater in irrigation as agriculture in Bangladesh still heavily depends on the...

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    Work together for welfare of country: agriculture minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:25am on November 30, 2019

    Agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Friday urged everyone to work together to build a prosperous country for the future generation. ‘Our country is moving...