Climate-induced challenge to nation’s food security

Published: October 01, 2021 22:01:45 A strong indicator of climate change, an erratic weather pattern has, of late, been leaving its harmful impact on the country’s agriculture. Heat waves that swept through 36 districts in April this year damaged standing crops, especially, rice, worth Tk 3.0 billion over 70,000 hectares of land. Though the temperature […]

PM Modi says shrinking farm sizes in villages a challenge

PM Modi says shrinking farm sizes in villages a challenge

Vibha Sharma Tribune News Service New Delhi, August 15 Making small farmers with less than two hectares of land the centrepiece of his Independence Day address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed the need to give maximum benefits of government schemes to those who account for more than 80 per cent of the farming […]

Agri product marketing the next challenge: Razzaque

Agri product marketing the next challenge: Razzaque

The processing and marketing of agricultural products are very essential alongside increasing the productivity in this sector in Bangladesh now, agriculturists and experts said at a webinar today. The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) organised the programme titled “Bangabandhu’s Agricultural Thought: Challenges and Prospects of the Future”. For all latest news, […]

Marketing biggest challenge for farm produce

Migrant agricultural workers trapped in Faridpur without employment

Star Business Report Thu Aug 5, 2021 12:00 AM Abdur Razzaque “> Abdur Razzaque With the advancements being made in agriculture, the biggest challenge now is marketing the produce, said Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque yesterday. There has been a surprising success in the production of all agricultural commodities, with harvests multiplying for paddy, wheat, […]

‘South Asian farmers did not cower to Covid-climate change challenge’

'South Asian farmers did not cower to Covid-climate change challenge'

The farming community in vulnerable South Asia has largely been able to withstand the onslaught from the twin challenges of Covid-19 and climate change. The pandemic threatened to disrupt agriculture and food production by sweeping through the weak defences of the region’s farmers. But this was not to be, notes Nabansu Chattopadhyay, President, International Society […]

Winners of World Vision Air Solutions Challenge announced

Almost 100 teams from 30 universities took part in the competition  The final round of the Urbania – World Vision Air Solutions Challenge took place on Monday where the winners of the competition were announced.  World Vision Bangladesh, in collaboration with Inspira Advisory and Consulting Limited organized the event, read a press release on Tuesday. […]

Bangladesh wins bronze in Efficiency for Access Design Challenge 2020-2021

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Md Sadik Abdal, an undergraduate student from Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Independent University, Bangladesh, recently led his team to the bronze prize (third place) at this year’s Efficiency for Access (EforA) Design Challenge 2020-2021. This challenge is a global, multi-disciplinary competition that empowers teams of university students to help accelerate clean energy access […]

MSS holds the “P4G Entrepreneurs and SMEs Challenge” as part of the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit – Digital Journal

MSS holds the "P4G Entrepreneurs and SMEs Challenge" as part of the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit - Digital Journal

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 27, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — – Various climate and environment-conscious solutions such as mobile parking information platform, waste management using locally found microorganisms, renewable energy in rural areas, granola bars made by beer by-products, and plastic recycling by 3D printing technology introduced As an effort to emphasize the importance of SMEs and […]

‘Maintaining self-sufficiency in food is a challenge’

‘Maintaining self-sufficiency in food is a challenge’

Agriculture Minister Dr. Abdur Razzak yesterday said that the country is self-sufficient in food today. However, maintaining self-sufficiency in food is a big challenge. Agricultural scientists need to be partners in tackling the challenge of maintaining food self-sufficiency. “To move forward in this struggle, agronomists have to be charioteers. The nation needs to be guided […]

Food Frontiers Urban Food Systems Innovation Challenge launched by GAIN and UN WFP

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Business Network (SBN) Bangladesh co-convened by Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has launched an innovation challenge for rising youth entrepreneurs to bring disruptive innovation in the urban food system titled as ‘Food Frontiers, Urban Food System Innovation Challenge, 2021’. The application submission will […]