No one will suffer for food: Agriculture Minister

Agriculture Minister and Presidium Member of Bangladesh Awami League Dr Md Abdur Razzaque said the aim of the government is to ensure food for everyone. He said, at present mill owners and wholesalers are indulged in conspiracies to make huge profits. The minister made the remarks after laying the foundation stone of a flood shelter centre on ...

Post-pandemic hunger and food security: Innovation and resilience in Bangladesh

Md Arif Hossain: As the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic lays waste to lives and livelihoods in countries around the globe, the approach of the annual World Food Day on 16 October reminds us not to lose sight of longer-term goals. In many developing countries, Bangladesh included, the economic shock of the pandemic is expected to have seve...

Government prioritizing Agriculture sector during Corona crisis: Speakers at 'Beyond the Pandemic

Speakers here in a webinar said the government is very much sincere about the country’s agriculture sector during the pandemic and the ongoing flood across the country as the government has taken different pragmatic steps to make the sector more thriving. They were participating in the 12th episode of the ruling Awami League’s ongoi...

Beyond the Pandemic’s 12th Episode: Impact of Corona on Agriculture

The global outbreak of Coronavirus, super cyclone Amphan and recent flooding in north and north-eastern region of Bangladesh have made a serious impact in the country’s agriculture and seasonal harvesting. To discuss and analyze the effect of these natural crises on the agriculture sector, Bangladesh Awami League is organizing the 12th epi...

Cooperatives movement should be expanded to agriculture sector: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Laying importance on strengthening cooperative movement across the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said cooperatives are a tested strategy to expedite economic development. “Cooperatives have a great and potential strength in our development efforts. However, the movement should be expanded to the agriculture sector to safeguard...

Make sure Bangladesh doesn't have to face food crisis in future: HPM Sheikh Hasina to agriculturists

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked agriculturists to give special attentions so Bangladesh does not need to beg to others for food in future as the country became self-reliant in food. “We want Bangladesh’s march forward to continue and we don’t want to move with begging hand,” she said while opening the 6th National...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for Bangladesh-Thailand cooperation in agri sector

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today put emphasis on boosting cooperation between Bangladesh and Thailand in agriculture sector for mutual benefits of the two countries. The prime minister expressed the view when visiting Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhom paid a courtesy call on her at her office here this morning. After the meeting, PM’...

There is no shame in planting a seedling: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has suggested students to pursue practical education on agriculture, saying that there is nothing of shame to work on land or plant seedlings.  "We're providing education to our children. But after pursuing education, they don't want to work on land. I think they should be given (practical) education on agricul...

HPM Sheikh Hasina inaugurates 'Krishi Batayon', 'Krishak Bandhu Phone Seba'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has opened digital platform "Krishi Batayon" (agriculture portal) and "Krishak Bandhu Phone Seba" for expansion of e-agriculture services across the country.The prime minister inaugurated the services through a video conference from her official residence Ganabhaban on Wednesday afternoon.Agriculture Minister Begum M...

Bangladesh in 2014: Agriculture and Overseas Employment

  In January 2014, Bangladesh Awami League was elected to state power for the second consecutive time since 2009. This time, the government aimed to fulfill the pledges made in its 2014 election manifesto titled: “Marching Ahead Bangladesh” as well as sustaining the momentum of development started during its earlier tenure since 2009.

Agriculture: The Economic engine of Bangladesh

  The economic wheel of Bangladesh is predominantly controlled by the development of agricultural sector. Our country is highly dependable on agro based and pro-agricultural industries. However a massive labor force exists in the rural parts of the country and only the rapid development of agriculture can ensure proper application of this ...

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