Farmers in a pickle with unsold cattle Blame pandemic for low demand

Farmers in a pickle with unsold cattle Blame pandemic for low demand

Blame pandemic for low demand Nearly 70,000 farmers fattened a total of 38.58 lakh cattle, including bulls, for this year’s festival, according to data from the Department of Livestock Services. Photo: Amran Hossain “> Nearly 70,000 farmers fattened a total of 38.58 lakh cattle, including bulls, for this year’s festival, according to data from the […]

Garos demand stop to destruction of forests in the name of eco-tourism

Members of the Garo community today formed a human chain in Tangail’s Madhupur protesting the construction of an arboretum, a guest house and boundary walls over an ancient crematorium by the forest department in the name of eco-tourism. The human chain was organised at Telki beside the Tangail-Mymensingh highway at 12:00 pm today under the […]

Turkey farming drops as demand crashes

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Mizanur Rahman sometimes takes a look at some photographs on his mobile phone. Those are a bit old, taken about a year ago. After a while, he stops looking at them with a deep sigh. These pictures reminded him of his dream of making it big in turkey farming. For all latest news, follow The […]

Higher chemical fertiliser demand for next year

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

The demand for chemical fertilisers has increased by four lakh tonnes for crops cultivation across the country in the upcoming fiscal compared to the current year. For 2021-22, the demand for chemical fertilisers was fixed at 66 lakh tonnes whereas the demand was 62 lakh tonnes in 2020-21, agriculture ministry officials said, our Rajshahi correspondent […]

Pulse market looks to India for additional demand – Grain Central

Pulse market looks to India for additional demand - Grain Central

India has seen protests against agricultural reforms in recent months. Photo: Nardendran Misra AS AUSTRALIA makes good headway in marketing its near-record 2020 pulse crop, all eyes have turned to the Indian market as a possible volume buyer of chickpeas and lentils. The Pulse Guidance Note issued last week by Pulse Australia (PA) and the […]

AP CM reiterates demand for ‘special category’ status at Niti Aayog meet

AP CM reiterates demand for ‘special category’ status at Niti Aayog meet

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday reiterated the demand for grant of Special Category Status, for the State which was assured during the State’s bifurcation. During interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the sixth meeting of the Governing Council meeting of Niti Aayog, he said, “the bifurcation resulted in my […]

Bangladesh: Daily demand of imported fruit at 1.7 million kg

Bangladesh: Daily demand of imported fruit at 1.7 million kg

Imported fruits are available everywhere now in Bangladesh. Every day on an average, around 1.68 million kilograms of exotic fruit is consumed in the nation, while import data  says the retail transactions are estimated at around Tk 270 million (€270,000). Imported fruit sales dominate the market during September-January, as the supply of local fruits drops […]

Daily demand of imported fruit reaches 1.7 million kg

Daily demand of imported fruit reaches 1.7 million kg

“Guava used to be imported from Thailand. As the market of locally produced guava expanded, Bangladesh stopped importing guava,” he says. Nine years ago, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) considered apples, oranges and pears as luxury items because of import. To discourage consumption of luxury items, Bangladesh government imposed duty and tax on fruit […]

Rice Seed Market Report by Rising Opportunity, Growth Share, and Development Trends, Growing Demand and Business Outlook till 2021-2024

Rice Seed

The “Rice Seed Market” report provides analysis on the global market defines the analysis of all of the segments, along with the market sizing, year-over-year expansion analysis, and structure of this industry. It delivers content on emerging trends, and market dynamics with respect to drivers, opportunities, and challenges that play a crucial role in the […]