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    Indian police clash with farmers for second day

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 08:24pm on November 27, 2020

    Indian police fired tear gas and water cannon on Friday in a second day of clashes with farmers marching on New Delhi angry at agricultural...

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    Indian farmers clash with police over reforms

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 04:02pm on November 26, 2020

    Indian police fired tear gas and water cannon on Thursday in clashes with several thousand farmers marching to New Delhi to protest against recent agricultural...

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    NGOs get more access to fund as loan release dismal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:31pm on November 09, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Monday allowed non-government organisations to take funds from up to three banks for disbursement among farmers and low-income groups from the...

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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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    Farmers urged to cultivate climate-resilient paddy

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Gaibandha | Updated at 12:26am on October 24, 2020

    Agri experts at a function in Gaibandha urged the farmers to cultivate climate resilient paddy adapting to changed climate condition aimed at getting desired output...

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    Onion seed prices multiply in Bangladesh

    Shakahwat Hossain     | Updated at 11:39pm on October 20, 2020

    The prices of onion seeds have multiplied in the local market, compared to last year, while consumers have been suffering due to the exorbitant price...

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    Women farmers at most risk from COVID-19 food crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:16am on October 17, 2020

    ActionAid, Bangladesh on Friday urged the government to prioritise investment in sustainable, climate-resilient local food systems as part of COVID-19 recovery plans. In a statement,...

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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...