Dhaka, Mar 9 : State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam has proposed increasing intra-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) trade and initiating contract farming among OIC Member States in Africa.
Sustainable farming must for food security, Dr. Salim Uddin
Professor Dr. Md. Salim Uddin, FCA, FCMA, Chairman, Executive Committee of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited and Chairman, Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation presented a keynote paper at a webinar titled ‘SDG-2 Zero Hunger’ organized by SDG Youth Forum on 24…
Aush paddy farming exceeds target in Rajshahi division
Rajshahi, July 13: Ongoing farming of Aush paddy has exceeded target predicting a record production of the food crop in Rajshahi division during the current season despite the present novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic situation.
Vegetable farming on floating beds popular in Sylhet
Sylhet, June 01 – Vegetable farming on floating beds made of water hyacinth and bamboo in waterbodies or ponds, has drawn a huge response from farmers in different areas of Sylhet district.
Crab farming recoups loss at virus infested BD shrimp farms
$26.81 lakh earned in five months from crab export KHULNA, DECEMBER 03- The shrimp farmers here who counted suffered repeated losses due to virus attacks in farms and natural disasters are now showing greater interest in crab cultivation as it…
Hydroponic farming gains ground in saline coastal region
KHULNA – Climate vulnerable households in the country’s costal region are showing interest in adopting soilless hydroponic farming system to grow vegetables to meet their nutritional demand. “We have already introduced the hydroponic agriculture in our locality as arable land…
Organic farming changes life in Madaripur
Organic farming or chemical free farming has changed the lives of many like Kalachand Madbor, who once struggled to make the ends meet and provide for his family. Five years ago Kalachand, 70, and his family including his wife, three…
Malta farming gains popularity in Rajshahi region
Cultivation of malta, a high valued citrus fruit, has been gaining popularity as the growers are reaping lucrative outputs from the farming in the region including its vast Barind tract.
39,200 farmers get incentives for Aush farming in Rajshahi
A total of 39,200 farmers got incentives of seed and fertilizer for the cultivation of Aush paddy on 39,200 bigha of lands in all eight districts under Rajshahi division in the current season. According to the officials of Department of…
Commercial banana farming gains ground in Rajshahi
With grassroots farers reaping a sound profit, commercial farming of banana has been gaining ground in the region including its vast Barind tract. Currently, the banana is being adjudged as one of the cash crops here. Though the farmers were…
Strawberry farming makes many youths self-reliant in Rajshahi
Kawsar Habib, 32, has brought economic emancipation in his life through strawberry farming which has also enhanced his level of confidence to a greater extent. Habib, a resident of Kalupur village under Shibganj upazila in Chapai Nawabganj district, is now…
Net house potato farming gains ground in Rajshahi
Potato farming through net house system for multiplying the tissue-culture based potato seed successfully has been gaining popularity in Rajshahi region. That opens up a new door in the cash crop farming. Abu Hena Mostofa Kamal, a commercial farmer of…
Space tech aid India’s Meghalaya to expand boro rice farming
In Meghalaya’s tough hill terrains that limit field visits, space technology is aiding the selection of areas that are suited for growing and expanding cultivation of boro rice which is sown in winter and harvested in spring/summer, officials said.
Bangladesh farmer grows world’s ‘biggest’ potato
A farmer in Munshiganj is said to have grown the world’s biggest potato on his farm in Sirajdikhan, pending verification by the Guiness World Records organization.
Over 350 farmers farm bottle gourd in Gaibandha
A total of 355 farmers of Sadullapur upazila in the district have brought 200 bighas of land under summer bottle gourd farming during the current season.