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    Agriculture minister visits icddrB

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:39am on September 23, 2019

    Agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzak along with scientists and employees from the ministry today visited icddr,b and its research and clinical laboratories...

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    Ensure biosafety in agriculture, poultry sectors: Razzaque

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on September 15, 2019

    Agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Saturday called for taking measures to ensure biosafety in agriculture and poultry industries to contain diseases...

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    The corporate capture of agriculture

    Colin Todhunter | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    MANY lobbyists talk a lot about critics of genetic engineering technology denying choice to farmers. They say that farmers should have access to a range...

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    Floods damage crops on over 72,000 hectares in 23 districts

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:26am on July 19, 2019

    Devastating floods damaged over 72,000 hectares of standing crops, mostly aus, aman seedbeds and jute in 23 districts, according to the Department of Agricultural Extension....

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    Razzaque for exploring newer export markets

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    Agriculture minister Dr Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Sunday laid stress on exploring newer overseas markets to increase exports of agricultural products to make this sector...

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    Golden rice beta carotene disappears fast: study

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:29am on June 27, 2019

    After studies have confirmed that vitamin A, converted from beta carotene, is very low in genetically modified golden rice, new evidence shows that the rice...

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    Agri secy says US farmers are ‘casualties’ of trade war

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:29am on June 26, 2019

    US agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue acknowledged that American farmers are ‘casualties’ of president Donald Trump’s trade war with China, according to an interview broadcast...

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    Paddy procured 12pc but rice 42pc, JS told

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on June 21, 2019

    The government has procured 12 per cent of the paddy in two months targeted for the current boro season as the collection will end in...

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    Agriculture’s share in GDP drops amid lack of govt support

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:20am on June 15, 2019

    Growth rate of the agriculture sector and its contribution to the country’s economy have dropped amid lack of government support and initiative for modernising the...

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    Agriculture sector gets reduced allocation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:31pm on June 13, 2019

    The allocation proposed for the agriculture sector in the national budget for fiscal 2019-20 was less in percentage terms compared to the allocation for the...