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Category archives for: Organic agriculture

What role should organics play in sustainable food systems?

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Dhaka, 27 July, 2021: When it comes to nourishing ourselves and the future generations that will inhabit our planet, there’s little room to doubt that on a global scale we’re ‘biting the hand that feeds us.’ Eighty percent of global deforestation and 11 percent of anthropogenic carbon emissions come from agriculture, and conventional farming practices are leading causes of water pollution, biodiversity […]

Safe food production loses steam

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Dhaka, 10 July, 2021: Tk 58.5 crore project has created interest among farmers to grow foods by using bio-pesticides. And an increased number of growers have switched from using chemical pesticides. However, they are again returning to chemical pesticides to produce vegetables and other crops, mainly because of higher prices of environment-friendly pesticides and inadequate […]

Organic farming brings fortune for women farmers in Faridpur

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Dhaka, 22 June, 2021: Many women in the district have been earning good profits by making vermicompost in their houses Tania Parvin, a poverty-stricken woman farmer of Shovarampur area of Faridpur municipality has become a solvent woman by making vermicompost.  Like Tania, many women in the district have been earning a good amount of money […]

Model farms inspiring organic vegetable cultivation in Rajshahi

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Dhaka, 1 June, 2021: Farmers and traders say organic vegetables have more demand in the marketplace and are being sold at higher prices than vegetables cultivated using chemical fertilizers and pesticides Hundreds of farmers are standing out among their peers across the district by achieving superb success in organic farming in Paba upazila of Rajshahi. […]

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 […]

How Can ‘Aquaponics’ Farming Help Create Sustainable Food Systems?

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Dhaka, 4 May, 2021: Global Citizens everywhere are increasingly recognizing the need for more sustainable career options to increase global food security. According to a 2020 report from UNICEF on the state of food security and nutrition in the world, almost 690 million people went hungry in 2019, or 8.9% of the world population. This is due, […]

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 […]

The era of urban farming

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Dhaka, 6 April, 2021: Mujibor Rahman (not his real name), an expatriate living in the Middle East for the last 15 years, returned to his home-country in May last year due to the economic fallout in the country of his employmentand the subsequent termination of his job. Rahman, already in his late 50s, worked as […]

Organic vegetable farming favours Gaibandha man

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Dhaka, 28 March 2021: Saidur Rahman is a village doctor by profession. But he was struggling to make ends meet with the money he earned by serving the people of Ramnatherbhita village in Gaibandha Sadar upazila. Years back, to find a way out, he started growing rice on the one bigha land that he owns. […]

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