Betel nuts helping farmers make a fortune

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Betel nut farming has changed the luck of many farmers in Nilphamari district as the crop is more profitable than many others thanks to its nature of giving high yield with little care and handsome market price. For its exceptionally good taste, the betel nut grown in the district has high demand among traders around […]

Lime cultivation brings good fortune to Sylhet farmers

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Eating lime or drinking its juice may improve immunity, reduce heart disease risk factors, prevent kidney stones, aid iron absorption and promote healthy skin Dhaka Tribune The traditional variety of lime locally known as ‘Kagoji Lebu’ is very juicy and has a  good yield, says a local farmer Several farmers in Sonatanpunji village on the […]

Lily cultivation may change farmers’ fortune

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Entrepreneur couple Delwar Hossain and Shelly Hossain from Gazipur’s Sreepur upazila had surprised the countrymen by cultivating tulips and you have already read this on The Daily Star, dear readers. Crowds flocked to their farm to see the tulips, while many government officials and even the ministers visited his tulip field. When I first went […]

Organic farming brings fortune for women farmers in Faridpur

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Tania Parvin makes vermicompost at her home in Shovarampur village of Faridpur Sadar Dhaka Tribune Many women in the district have been earning good profits by making vermicompost in their houses Tania Parvin, a poverty-stricken woman farmer of Shovarampur area of Faridpur municipality has become a solvent woman by making vermicompost.  Like Tania, many women […]

Napier grass farming brings fortune to many Rangpur farmers

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Cultivation of Napier grass has become a profitable business for Rangpur farmers as demand for the nutritious green grass continues increasing BSS ‘Cultivation of Napier grass has become a profitable venture for farmers who can easily earn Tk 1 lakh annually by farming the highly nutritious Napier grass on one acre of land,’ said Acting […]

Crop cultivation on char lands in Rangpur brings fortune to many

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The landless people in Rangpur change fortune by farming of various crops on char lands BSS Officials of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) and different NGOs said harvest of cultivated crops on shoals, silted-up riverbeds and char lands continues in full swing and will end before the commencement of the next rainy season Expanded […]

Nursery business brings fortune in Rangpur

Nursery business brings fortune in Rangpur

The thriving private sector nursery business has brought fortune to some one lakh people helping their families in leading a better life even during the COVID-19 pandemic in Rangpur agriculture region. Officials of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) said nursery business is helping rural people to cut poverty and achieve self-reliance along with improving […]