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    IRRI for restructuring agricultural priorities to save world resource

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:35pm on July 15, 2020

    The International Rice Research Institute stressed the need for restructuring agricultural priorities for ensuring sustainability of the global rice sector, which provides food for half...

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    Zahidul Islam appointed as MD of Bayer for Bangladesh

    | Updated at 03:40pm on July 11, 2020

    Zahidul Islam has been appointed as the Managing Director for Bayer in Bangladesh from July 1, 2020, said a press release. Bayer CropScience Limited, Bangladesh...

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    Top priority on agriculture to tackle food crisis: Razzaque

    Uni9ted News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:33am on July 06, 2020

    Giving utmost priority on agriculture sector to tackle food crisis amid coronavirus situation, the government has taken all-out measures, said agriculture minister Md Abdur Razzaque...

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    Nepal offers locust bounty as swarms threaten crops

    Agence France-Presse. Kathmandu | Updated at 05:44pm on June 30, 2020

    Nepal is offering farmers cash rewards for catching desert locusts to limit the damage caused by the destructive swarms that have ravaged harvests in India...

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    Tk 174.98cr project taken to cultivate unused land

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on June 25, 2020

    The agriculture ministry has initiated a Tk 174.98 crore project for growing vegetables and fruits on the unused lands and on the house premises across the...

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    Bangladesh urges Spainish govt to take agricultural workers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:40pm on June 14, 2020

    Bangladesh has urged the Spanish government to take Bangladeshi workers and engage them in agriculture sector, noting that there is ample scope of expanding cooperation...

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    PRAN collects 19, 000 tons cassava

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 08:50pm on June 07, 2020

    PRAN has collected some 19,000 tons of crops from its contractual cassava farmers this year. The farmers have produced more crops this season than the...

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    Higher budget share stressed for agriculture to ensure food security

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:09am on May 31, 2020

    The ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the country’s agriculture sector hampering food productions and causing losses to farmers, said officials. Economists and agricultural experts...

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    Indian drones pursue locusts as swarms destroy swathes of crops

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi, India | Updated at 10:14pm on May 26, 2020

    Huge swarms of desert locusts are destroying crops across western and central India, prompting authorities Tuesday to step up their response to the country’s worst...

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    Panchagarh experiences bumper nut yield

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 08:46pm on May 22, 2020

    Panchagarh experienced a bumper yield of nut on 11,795 hectare of lands in five upazilas this year. Among those— in Tetulia upazila 185 hectare of...

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