‘Date exports down to alarming level’

White gold at its lowest

KARACHI: Date exports declined to an alarming level in the last two years as lower prices are discouraging growers, a provincial minister said on Monday. Sindh Minister for Agriculture Ismail Rahu the country earned $103 million 2016, $108 million in 2017 and $113 million in 2018 from date exports. However, the exports declined to the […]

Taking our 50-year old friendship to the next level

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh—the India premier’s first ever foreign trip since the outbreak of the pandemic has been successful in demonstrating India’s interest in deepening an already close friendship. Along with Bangladesh’s golden jubilee of independence, it is also 50 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries which makes this […]

Organic farms can take climate change fighting power to new level

Organic farms can take climate change fighting power to new level

Washington D.C., March 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Organic agriculture’s proven ability to lock carbon away in the soil is a critical tool for combatting climate change. Now a new study directed by the University of Maryland in collaboration with The Organic Center, digs down into the specific ways that organic farmers can take their climate change […]

How agro-based industries fare against the pre-pandemic level

Viral inequality and the farmers' struggle in India

Fahmida Khatun, Mustafizur Rahman, Khondaker Golam Moazzem, and Towfiqul Islam Khan | Published: February 19, 2021 20:21:44 Despite its healthy state in the early phase of the Covid-pandemic, the agriculture sector of Bangladesh was confronted with multiple challenges as the pandemic started to tighten its grip on the economy over the subsequent period. This had […]