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How Bangladesh can get richer and save the environment by growing seaweed

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Dhaka, 8 July, 2021:  Commercial seaweed cultivation can provide income for smallholder farmers and help save the environment in Bangladesh Bangladesh’s extensive coastline is a source of many marine resources, providing livelihood for millions of people. But it is still underused. One of its untapped potentials is seaweed cultivation. Experts say that taking advantage of […]

Road map needed for the ecosystem

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Dhaka, 24 June 2021: World Environment Day is on Saturday, 4 June 2021. The United Nations General Assembly declared 4 June as the World Environment Day in 1972. The day has been being observed since 1974. This year, the theme of the day is ‘ecosystem restoration’. This year’s World Environment Day holds more significance because […]

Food Security and Nutrition in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, 22 June, 2021: Food security and adequate nutrition are among the basic needs of every human being. In Bangladesh, despite some impressive gains in recent years, a number of concerns still remain, a major independent report says. Led by a team of national experts and guided by a wide range of stakeholders across the […]

Food insecurity increases amidst the latest Covid-19 spike

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Dhaka, 1 June, 2021: Food insecurity in Bangladesh during the pandemic is rising. Even in the best of times, millions of people in the country go hungry. The Global Food Security Index 2020 ranked Bangladesh 84th out of 113 countries globally, which was worse than many of its neighbouring countries, such as India, Nepal, Pakistan, and […]

Subsidies needed for organic fertiliser

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Dhaka, 25 May, 2021: AGRICULTURE is the main driving force of Bangladesh’s economy. The contribution of the agricultural sector to the country’s gross domestic product is about 14 per cent, but the total volume of agricultural production continues to grow. In order to achieve self-sufficiency and sustainability in the production of the entire agricultural product through […]

Food security ensured with fine harvests

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Dhaka, 9 May, 2021: Li says healthy production supports stable economic, social development China will further promote stable grain production and step up its ability to ensure food security, participants in the State Council's Executive Meeting, chaired by Premier Li Keqiang, decided on Thursday. Thanks to a succession of bumper harvests in recent years, the […]

There’s a new ‘organic’ food that fights global warming

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Dhaka, 26 April, 2021: Regenerative farming relies on crop rotation and leaving the ground as undisturbed as possible The pandemic turbocharged many trends that were already underway when the coronavirus struck the US early last year. One of them was consumer demand for food labelled "organic," as shuttered restaurants and lockdowns forced many to see […]

Developing profitable rice production for food security

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Dhaka, 4 April 2021: Despite achievements in the nutrition sector, the country is still facing many forms of malnutrition. Can producing a variety of rice ensure food security for Bangladesh? Diving into the issue, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) presented their research with their new upcoming rice varieties at the Gobeshona Global Conference under the […]

Food security deteriorated in Bangladesh: FAO

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Dhaka, 21 March, 2021: United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has placed Bangladesh in a list of countries that require external assistance for food to brave "severe localised food insecurity". The list includes 45 countries, including nine Asian countries. Economic constraints due to effects of Covid-19, monsoon floods and high prices of staple foods […]

Revitalising Bangladesh’s agriculture sector

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Dhaka, 4 March, 2021: Agriculture has consistently been the largest sector in Bangladesh, as in several other developing economies. About 50 percent of the population are employed in this sector and about 70 percent people overall depend on agriculture for their livelihood. A significant proportion of the poor relies on agriculture as the key source […]

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