Bangladesh plans large-scale commercial coffee production as cultivation gains traction

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Published: February 21, 2021 16:08:14 Buoyed by a surge in interest in coffee farming that had a modest beginning in the Chattogram Hill Tracts back in the 1990s, Bangladesh plans large-scale commercial production of coffee beans. Coffee farming has spilled beyond the rolling hills into the vast swathes of Nilphamari, Tangail and Moulvibazar. The Department […]

Mishandling of COVID-19 may cause large-scale hunger: discussion

Mishandling of COVID-19 may cause large-scale hunger: discussion

Large-scale hunger may revisit Bangladesh if the country fails in handling the crises related to the COVID-19 outbreak and climate change, speakers observed during an online discussion on Tuesday. The government must expand the reach of the existing safety net programme to help the poor survive the crises as well as redesign agricultural practices fit […]