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    Farmers to march towards Dhaka in December

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:21pm on June 15, 2019

    Jatiya Krishak Samiti and Bangladesh Khetmajur Union, the farmers’ and farm labourers’ front of the Workers Party of Bangladesh, have rolled out months long programme...

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    Farmer commits suicide over debt in Sirajganj

    Our correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 03:07am on June 08, 2019

    A farmer in Sirajganj allegedly committed suicide on the Eid day at his home for failing to repay his personal loans. Rais Uddin, 40, son...

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    Farmers’ Eid hopes dashed

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:44am on June 03, 2019

    Farmers across the country feel deep frustrations as they would not be able to celebrate Eid with their family members due to below the...

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    Economists demand interest-free loan for farmers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on May 29, 2019

    Agriculture economists, university teachers, former bureaucrats and farmer leaders on Tuesday demanded introduction of interest free loans for the farmers to enable them to overcome...

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    Growers, millers ask govt to ensure fair paddy price

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:39pm on May 18, 2019

    Farmers on Saturday urged the government to save them by ensuring that they get fair price for paddy.They made the call at a press conference...

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    Growers count heavy losses

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:19am on May 18, 2019

    Growers are incurring heavy losses being compelled to sell un-husked boro rice below the production costs.The government intervention created no impact on the situation as...

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    Govt’s wrong policies depriving farmers of fair prices: Mosharraf

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:07pm on May 17, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Friday claimed that wrong government policies are denying farmers fair prices of their products. ‘Why...

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    Boro farmers incurring heavy losses

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:48am on April 28, 2019

    Boro paddy growers are incurring heavy financial losses due to high production costs on the one hand, particularly high wage of labourers, and low prices...

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    India hikes wheat import duty to support local farmers

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    India has raised its import duty on wheat to 40 per cent from 30 per cent, the government said late on Friday, as the world’s...

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    Chinese farmer breeds bugs for the table

    Agence France-Presse . Yibin | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    As farmer Li Bingcai opened the door to his cockroach farm in southwest China, an insect the size of a dart flew into his face.Picking...