Will it impact China investment in Bangladesh’s power sector?

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Chinese President Xi Jinping, in his official statement at the General Debate of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 21, announced that China would step up support for other developing countries in generating green and low-carbon energy and would not build new coal-fired power projects abroad. Such a statement from […]

How the South African government can boost its credibility in the agricultural sector

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Governments can build credibility over time through consistent commitment to implementing policies efficiently and effectively. South Africa hasn’t done well on this score. As a result of the poor record of policy implementation, investors and the general public have become sceptical of government policy pronouncements. Recent examples of this credibility gap include its handling of […]

Razzaque urges investing more in the agriculture sector

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Razzaque says the country has shown remarkable progress in the agriculture sector in the last 50 years Agriculture Minister Dr Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Thursday urged people to invest more in the agriculture sector as it is playing an important role in reducing poverty across the country. “The agriculture sector is one of the key […]

Razzaque urges private sector to invest in agriculture

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Star Business Report Thu Sep 2, 2021 06:11 PM Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque was speaking at a virtual discussion titled ‘Bangabandhu’s Dream: Agricultural Development of Bangladesh in the Last Five Decades’. Photo: Collected “> Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque was speaking at a virtual discussion titled ‘Bangabandhu’s Dream: Agricultural Development of Bangladesh in the […]

Minister urges private sector to invest more in agriculture

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Published: September 02, 2021 17:04:19 | Updated: September 02, 2021 20:40:02 Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque has asked the private sector to invest more in agriculture to make farming a profitable venture. He urged the private entities to raise their involvement in agro-processing, raw material-sourcing, backward and forward linkages of agriculture that could ensure fair […]

Is awarding AIP enough to boost agriculture sector?  

Published: August 26, 2021 21:46:22 The decision of the agriculture ministry to recognise for the first time contributions of agricultural producers, entrepreneurs and scientists to the development of the farm sector by way of awarding them AIP (Agricultural Important Person) title is a welcome move. As reported in the media, the government would pay tribute […]

Jute sector buoyant on good prices, high exports

Jute sector buoyant on good prices, high exports

Farmers working with jute in Munshiganj on Monday, August 23, 2021 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune Higher export earnings despite drop in production in FY20-21 Farmers hold high hopes for jute this financial year as a result of buoyant prices in the domestic market and a surge in export growth for the cash crop amidst the protracted […]

Addressing climate risks in the agricultural sector: How can the insurance industry help?

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Well-designed insurance solutions backed by strong data will not only minimize loss and damage from rapid-onset extreme events but also incentivize climate-vulnerable people to opt for resilience measures The agriculture sector has an indisputable role to play in Bangladesh’s economy. This sector employs around 50% of the population, with the livelihood of 70% of people […]

Policy framed to recognise farm sector icons

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

The agriculture ministry has framed a policy to recognise for the first time contributions of agriculture producers, entrepreneurs and scientists towards the development of the farm sector. Under the policy, issued at the end of last week, the government would annually recognise 45 persons with an “Agricultural Important Person” (AIP) title for their contributions to […]

New 11-Country Report Reveals African Farmers Missing out on AgriTech Innovations that Could Supercharge the Sector with Opportunities for Youth | Africanews

Heifer International

While there are a wide range of agritech innovations that could propel African farmers to profitability, only 23% of youth engaged in agriculture are using any form of agricultural technology-noting a lack of financing and training, according to a new 11-country survey by Heifer International (www.Heifer.org). The report, “The Future of Africa’s Agriculture: An Assessment […]