After pineapple and lemon, Tripura starts exporting jackfruit

After pineapple and lemon, Tripura starts exporting jackfruit

Agartala, May 21 (IANS) After exporting its juicy pineapples and lemons to Dubai, Tripura on Friday began sending jackfruit to the UK, officials said. Tripura Horticulture Department Director Dr Fanibhusan Jamatia said that through the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, under the Union Commerce and Industry Ministry, 300 pieces (1,200 kg) of […]

Bangladesh: Tangail lemon growers cash in on pandemic

Bangladesh: Tangail lemon growers cash in on pandemic

Lemon growers in Tangail are quite pleased by the huge demand and increased prices for their goods this season. According to traders, the demand for citrus fruits increased following the coronavirus outbreak in March last year as people believed foods with vitamin C would help stave off Covid-19. Now, amid a second wave of infections, […]

Colombo lemon farming changes Narsingdi unemployed youths’ fate

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Colombo lemon farming has changed the fortune of unemployed educated youths in Narsingd BSS Their success encourages many others to cultivate and raise orchards of the juicy and extraordinary flavor fruit A number of unemployed educated youths have changed their fortune by farming Calombo Lemon in the high lands of Shibpur, Belabo, Monohardi and Raipura […]

Lemon cultivation changes fortunes for many

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

In February last year, when there was no sign of spread of COVID-19 in Bangladesh, I received a phone call from a farmer named Zahid Hasan from Mymensingh’s Bhaluka. The caller in his local dialect said, “I am Zahid. I would be very happy if you could come and visit my lemon orchard one day.” […]