China’s aim to expand influence in South Asia – Khabarhub

China’s aim to expand influence in South Asia

South Asia — known as the Indian Subcontinent or Southern Asia — includes Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan — all members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). With a diverse economy, most of the SAARC members are poor with Afghanistan, Nepal and Pakistan having a low per […]

Tk 2.11b project to expand cashew nut cultivation

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

FE REPORT | Published: June 20, 2021 09:04:18 | Updated: June 20, 2021 10:48:36 Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque on Saturday said cashew nut and coffee cultivation could bring a massive positive change in the socio-economic development in the hilly regions of the country. To expand the cultivation of the two non-conventional cash crops, […]

Sundarbans to expand as govt focuses on preserving biodiversity, says Hasina

Sundarbans to expand as govt focuses on preserving biodiversity, says Hasina

According to a camera trap survey, the tiger population in the forest also increased to 114 from 106 between 2015 and 2018, she told parliament on Wednesday. Highlighting the government’s initiative to expand the forest area by creating artificial mangroves, Hasina said, “We focus on not damaging the Sundarbans and its biodiversity when taking any […]

Organic certification helps Bangladesh expand fish market in Germany

The country exports shrimps to Europe, but there is enough scope to increase export of both shrimp and fresh water fish German business people observed that Bangladesh should give more focus on organic certification for expanding its market in Germany by competing with other fish producing countries in Asia. They laid emphasis on quality and […]

Govt. set to expand social safety allowances in upcoming budget

Govt. set to expand social safety allowances in upcoming budget

The government is set to expand the social safety net in the upcoming budget as the Covid-19 has pushed at least 2.5 crore people below the poverty line. In the forefront of the beneficiaries are the elderly persons, women left by husbands and widows, said sources at the finance ministry and national board of revenue. […]

South Asia Agriculture Equipment Market is projected to expand at an impressive CAGR of around 9% over the forecast period of 2021-2031 – Persistence Market Research

NEW YORK, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Growing demand for tractors, brush cutters, water pumps, and lawn mowers for agriculture and horticulture is lending impetus to the growth of the South Asia agriculture equipment market. The agriculture sector has seen significant growth in the past few years, and the same is expected over the coming […]

Bangladesh’s agro products: PM Hasina for further research to expand market

Bangladesh’s agro products: PM Hasina for further research to expand market

It’s essential to conduct more research on our local fruits and local items, says the premier Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked agricultural scientists to conduct further research over local fruits and agricultural items to expand the market for those. “It’s essential to conduct more research on our local fruits and local items. It […]

Expand ₹500/month Cash Transfer to Poor Non-farmer and Urban Households

Expand ₹500/month Cash Transfer to Poor Non-farmer and Urban Households

By Dr. Arjun Kumar and Ritika Gupta Delivering a Special Lecture organized by the Center for Work and Welfare (CWW) at Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI) on Labour, Employment and Pandemic: Policy Suggestions and Way Forward for Budget 2021, Dr. Santosh Mehrotra, Retired Professor of Economics, Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies at the […]