Bridging gap between planners and beneficiaries emphasised

Planning Minister M A Mannan said there should be a bridge between the country’s development plan makers and the root-level beneficiaries to reap optimum benefits of development. “We usually formulate the (development-related) documents by staying in the capital. But we have to know properly the requirements of people, especially those of the root-level, so that […]

Extensive research on crops, fishes emphasised for self-reliance on foods

Smallholders need intensive care

Experts at a webinar on Wednesday put an emphasis on development of varied crops, fish and cattle through extensive research to boost production aiming to make the country self-sufficient in food production. They also suggested developing a farmer-friendly marketing chain which is obligatory for agricultural development. The webinar styled “Agriculture in Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects,” […]