Khulna braces for shortage of sacrificial animals ahead of Eid-ul-Azha

According to officials some 26 cattle markets will be set up in the district ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha Dhaka Tribune According to the local Fisheries and Livestock offices, some 47,789 cattle are available for slaughter this year in 5,212 farms across the district as against a demand of 75,000 cattle Khulna district is bracing for […]

Manpower shortage hampers Chandpur forest office activities

CHANDPUR, June 22: Lack of saplings of various plants is disappointing the tree and flower lovers of Chandpur. Manpower shortage has been hampering the normal activities in Hajiganj, Shahrasti and Kochua Upazila forest offices. For about four years, there are no Upazila forest officers in Hajiganj, Shahrasti and Kochua Upazila Units of forest offices. The […]

Shortage of refrigerator containers disrupts shrimp, fish export

Bangladesh Frozen Foods Exporters Association (BFFEA) today said that the export of processed frozen shrimp and fish is being hampered due to shortage of refrigerated containers in the country’s sea ports. Shaikh Sohel Pervez, secretary of the organisation, said, since last Eid-ul-Fitr, the export of processed frozen shrimp and fish to the country’s ports has […]

Singapore offers foreign worker levy rebate to companies facing labour shortage

Prized Hilsa fish set to travel upstream in Ganges after four decades

By Gurdip Singh Singapore, May 8 (PTI) Around 15,000 foreign companies in Singapore facing labour shortage due to the government’s decision to stop the arrival of workers from India and Bangladesh will be given a hike in foreign workers levy rebates from May to December, Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced on Saturday. Singapore has halted […]

Boro harvesting begins amid labour shortage

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

OUR CORRESPONDENT | Published: May 05, 2021 10:17:54 Boro paddy harvesting has begun in Bogura district amid an acute shortage of farm labourers as the labourers from different adjacent districts could not visit the region due to the ongoing pandemic-induced lockdown. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Bogura, farmers of the district brought […]

No shortage risk amid pandemic if Boro cultivated successfully: Agriculture minister

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

If Boro paddy can be successfully harvested across the country, there will be no risk of food shortage even amid the coronavirus pandemic, agriculture minister Md Abdur Razzak said today. The agriculture minister made the comment during while virtually inaugurating the harvest of Boro paddy in the haor region. For all latest news, follow The […]