Agriculture

Agriculture

Sri Lanka inflation hits record 14pc as food crisis worsens

The use of substandard organic fertiliser and pesticides has sharply reduced vegetable and fruit crop yields

People queue to buy Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders in Colombo on 19 January 2022, as shortages of essentials gripped the island following a severe shortage of foreign exchange to finance imports

Vast tract to be brought under onion cultivation to cut ‘import dependency’

Onion growers in Jashore are expecting to make a record harvest this year

Vast tract to be brought under onion cultivation to cut ‘import dependency’

Competitive election necessary at every level: Rehman Sobhan

Inequality has increased in the society and politics has not become inclusive, said eminent economist Rehman Sobhan while addressing the the 21st biennial conference of Bangladesh Economic Association

Competitive election necessary at every level: Rehman Sobhan

Bangladesh, Maldives to work together to attain security in Indian Ocean region

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and president of the Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih agreed on the importance of working together bilaterally, regionally and internationally

Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina visits static guard of honour at Velana International Airport, Maldives on 22 December 2021

Fertilizer sale at higher price

Take actions against unscrupulous businessmen

The government has not raised the prices of fertilizer although the prices increased three folds in the international markets. The agricultural production cost would rise if the fertilizer prices ...

Take actions against unscrupulous businessmen

Export of agriculture products up by 24.32pc in July-November

Bangladesh witnessed a healthy growth trend in the export of agricultural products during the July-November period of current fiscal year (FY22), fetching $556.46 million.

Export of agriculture products up by 24.32pc in July-November

After year-long protest, farmers begin journey back home in India

Several farmers, who have been protesting against the three farm laws on different borders of Delhi since 26 November last year, began returning to their home states from their respective protesting ...

Farmers celebrate after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that he will repeal the controversial farm laws, at the Singhu border farmers protest site near the Delhi-Haryana border, India, on 19 November 2021

Bangladesh gets offers in 50,000t wheat purchase tender

The lowest offer was believed to have been submitted by Indian trading house Bagadiya Brothers

In this photograph taken on 15 April 2017, an Indian farmer harvests wheat in a field on the outskirts of Alwar in the western state of Rajastha

Adjust the fuel prices with international market

Though BERC fixed the price of LPG price through a mass hearing, BPC did not feel any necessity to take people’s opinion into cognizance before hiking the price of diesel and kerosene

Adjust the fuel prices with international market

Rebased GDP now official in national accounting

Bangladesh’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate, aka economic growth, stood at 5.4 percent in a provisional estimate for the 2020-21, using a new or rather updated calculation of GDP with a ...

Rebased GDP now official in national accounting
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