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    Better value chain needed to ensure fair prices of farm products: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on November 08, 2020

    Experts on Sunday stressed the need for establishing specialised technology-based modern supply chain infrastructure, ensuring good agricultural practice (GAP), removing monopoly of intermediaries for...

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    Farmer-friendly seed policy is a must

    | Updated at 12:18am on October 26, 2020

    THE scarcity of quality seeds at affordable prices has become a growing concern for farmers. Seed scarcity, as many suggest, may make Bangladesh further dependent...

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    Farmers in Bangladesh lack access to quality seeds

    Shakhawat Hossain   | Updated at 12:06am on October 25, 2020

    The lack of availability of quality seeds at fair prices impedes farmers in growing more food while the country is heavily dependent on imports for...

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    Agro-ecology, Nayakrishi and women

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2020

    AGRO-ECOLOGY is an evolving art and practice from a multidisciplinary approach to agriculture. It is now officially adopted into international institutions like the Food and...

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    Argentina first country to approve genetically modified wheat

    Agence France-Presse .Buenos Aires | Updated at 10:47am on October 09, 2020

    Argentina has become the first country to approve the growth and consumption of genetically modified wheat, the country’s agriculture ministry announced on Thursday. The ministry’s...

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    Bangladesh selects 615 rat hunters to curb rat menace

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 01:09am on September 26, 2020

    The government has identified 615 rat hunters to bolster its efforts to prevent rodents from devouring the country’s main staple rice and destroying other agricultural...

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    Farmers struggle to come out of crises

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:21am on September 26, 2020

    Farmers in Bangladesh, plagued by low prices for years, are this time grappling with the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis and the natural disasters disrupting...

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    Farmers block rails, roads in India to protest new bills

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 07:54pm on September 25, 2020

    Angry farmers took to the streets and blocked roads and railways across India on Friday, intensifying protests over major new farming legislation they say will...

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    Policymakers, businesses for developing value chain, adopting tech to attract FDI in agri sector

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:25pm on September 06, 2020

    Policymakers and businesses on Sunday stressed the need for adopting technology and developing efficient value chain in agriculture and agro-processing sectors to attract foreign direct...

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    PKSF launches rural microenterprise transformation project

    | Updated at 11:39pm on August 23, 2020

    Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation, an apex development agency of the country, on Sunday launched a new six-year long project titled the ‘Rural Microenterprise Transformation Project’ to...

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