How BharatAgri Is Disrupting The Agri Sector With Tech Driven Advisory Platform

How BharatAgri Is Disrupting The Agri Sector With Tech Driven Advisory Platform

Inc42 & WebEngage present — “Decoding Hypergrowth” — a series capturing stories of successful businesses, the importance of intelligent engagement, and their approach to creating the same. The year was 2015. Two friends came together in the final year of their graduation to work on increasing technology adoption across farms and solving the unorganised nature […]

Leather sector seeks tax cuts

Horse-drawn carriages only means of transportation still!

FE Report | Published: March 29, 2021 08:22:23 | Updated: March 29, 2021 14:23:57 The Leather Goods and Footwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) sought reduction of corporate income tax and source tax on export to stay competitive in global market. The LFMEAB leaders said corporate income tax rate for the sector should […]

Finance Minister: No decision yet on loans to private sector from forex reserve

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‘The government decided to lend from the forex reserve only to public sector entities’ The government has yet to decide on lending funds to the private sector from the country’s foreign currency reserve, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said. “So far, we have not made any decision to provide loans to the private sector […]

Reinforcing the Agriculture Sector

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Agri Market A lot of focus has been put on growing farmer income in order to improve the country’s agricultural sector. Several agricultural reforms were announced as part of the budget presentation, and the government reiterated its commitment to the welfare […]

These women scientists at Corteva Agriscience are breaking gender stereotypes in the agri sector

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With agriculture being the primary source of livelihood for 58 percent of India’s population, innovations and developments in this field are pertinent for farmers to increase growth and productivity. Corteva Agriscience is a global pure-play agriculture company that provides farmers around the world with a complete portfolio of agriculture solutions in the industry. This includes […]

It is the agriculture sector that has powered Bangladesh’s growth

It is the agriculture sector that has powered Bangladesh’s growth

Say the country’s eminent economists Massive transformation in the agriculture sector, microfinance, robust remittance inflows and the emergence of an autonomous entrepreneurial class have contributed to Bangladesh’s economic growth over the past 50 years, said economists.  Bangladesh inherited a fragile economy following independence, said Rehman Sobhan, founder and chairman of the Centre for Policy Dialogue, […]

ED: Bringing the private sector into conservation

No good can come of harming the eco-system of the very planet we rely on for our survival In our pursuit of economic growth, we often end up harming the natural world around us. Of course, there will always be tradeoffs — resources are needed to feed, clothe, and house the people on this planet, […]

Turkish businesses keen to invest in Bangladesh’s jute sector: Ambassador Turan

Turkish businesses keen to invest in Bangladesh’s jute sector: Ambassador Turan

Turkish investors are keen interest to invest in the jute sector of Bangladesh, Ambassador Mustafa Osman Turan said Tuesday. He said his country mostly imports jute from Bangladesh for its carpet industry. Also read: Jute: The Greenest Alternative to Plastic Bags “Half of their total import, which is about $300 million, constitutes jute from Bangladesh,” the […]

Why small businesses in agri sector are worried about farm laws – The Federal

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Farming also includes small entrepreneurs involved in product marketing, who fear their businesses would be finished once the farm laws are fully implemented There are thousands of retailers and wholesalers in Punjab who feel that they will be sidelined once big players enter the market File photo: PTI Indian economy is heavily dependent on agriculture […]

Poultry sector suffers as pandemic pushes up poverty

Experts suggest forming Agricultural Price Commission to protect farmers’ interests

It incurs Tk 70 billion loss due to the pandemic FHM HUMAYAN KABIR | Published: January 17, 2021 08:34:16 | Updated: January 17, 2021 17:24:05 Bangladesh’s poultry industry has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic as it has already incurred a loss of Tk 70 billion, industry insiders said on Saturday. The industry has […]