Model villages with modern facilities to lead economic transformation

Model villages with modern facilities to lead economic transformation

The country will need to accelerate structural transformation of the economy by building strong industrial and manufacturing sectors if it  wishes to become a higher middle income country by 2031. “To maintain its position among the developing countries and become a higher middle income country by 2031, we will need strong industrial and manufacturing sector, […]

‘Modern tech’ is panacea for country’s sugar output deficiency

South Bangla Bank’s IPO subscription hits 14 times high

FE REPORT | Published: September 04, 2021 09:55:31 The country has 1.4 million tonnes of sugar deficit which can be minimised through adopting modern sugar production methods, speakers said at a workshop on Friday. They said modern production technologies should be used from planting to harvesting of sugar crops. The Bangladesh Sugar Crop Research Institute […]

Mymensingh to get a modern bridge over Brahmaputra

Mymensingh to get a modern bridge over Brahmaputra

The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday cleared eight projects, including a Tk 3,263.63-crore one to construct Kewatkhali Bridge over the Brahmaputra River in Mymensingh. The approval came from the weekly Ecnec meeting held with Ecnec Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. The PM joined the meeting virtually from […]

Limit building local modern fishing vessels to foreign builders: AMIM

Limit building local modern fishing vessels to foreign builders: AMIM

by HARIZAH KAMEL  THE Association of Marine Industries of Malaysia (AMIM) appealed for the restriction of building Malaysian modern fishing vessels to foreign builders.  Its president Soo Jee Main said that industry players have been made to understand that foreign countries such as China and other European countries are ready to bring in their modern […]

Rwanda: Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Rwanda: Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Many perceive farming to be laborious work, however Jimmy Ntambala, a 33-year-old who founded Kingdom Farms, it’s not so. He has taken up farming which he terms ‘cool’. “My kind of farming is a cool activity. By the time you keep thinking about where to grow your crops, your brain and body function better,” Ntambala […]

Government clears 1,400C project for 30 modern silos

Government clears 1,400C project for 30 modern silos

More silos to be constructed to facilitate the country’s farmers, says Planning Minister MA Mannan The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved a Tk1,400 crore project to construct 30 modern silos, aiming to increase the overall paddy storage capacity by 150,000 metric tons in the country. The approval came from […]

Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Many perceive farming to be laborious work, however Jimmy Ntambala, a 33-year-old who founded Kingdom Farms, it’s not so. He has taken up farming which he terms as ‘cool’. “My kind of farming is a cool activity. By the time you keep thinking about where to grow your crops, your brain and body function better. […]

Modern technology promotes SME farmers in Rajshahi

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Iblul Hassan is one among many others who have founded themselves as successful entrepreneurs in the fields of quality seed productions Iblul Hassan, 40, has become a successful small and medium entrepreneur (SME) farmer after using the best of modern farming technologies. A resident of Kakonhat area under Godagari upazila in the district, Hassan has […]

Modern dairy farmers have to wear many hats

Modern dairy farmers have to wear many hats

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a series of columns to run weekly highlighting the area’s agricultural community. My name is Nicholas Finn, and I am a 25 year old, fourth generation American dairy farmer. Dairy farming has been and will continue to be not only my profession, but my lifestyle. It is a […]

Roadmap for a modern agriculture of natural blessings

Horse-drawn carriages only means of transportation still!

Bangladesh in 2071 Hossain Mohammed Omar Khayum and Shinya Nishimura | Published: March 28, 2021 17:50:34 After making remarkable progress in the past few decades, Bangladesh is faced with the unforeseen challenge of the Covid-19, like all other countries, but the pandemic hit the economy the moment the nation was set to celebrate the 50th […]