Viable financing system for smallholders

Experts suggest forming Agricultural Price Commission to protect farmers’ interests

Haradhan Sarker | Published: January 12, 2021 20:40:25 Does the existing system of financing smallholders match with their real needs? That may satisfy some of them. But the majority of smallholders are deprived of the potential benefits of viable system of financing for ages. Any financing policy or programme must have two fundamental objectives– one […]

IFAD to provide $18m to rebuild microenterprises, support smallholders in Bangladesh

Smallholders need intensive care

UNB | Published: December 31, 2020 18:21:05 | Updated: January 01, 2021 21:57:20 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide Bangladesh with an additional loan of US$18.07 million to rebuild microenterprises and support smallholders who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The additional financing will scale up activities under the ongoing Promoting […]

Smallholders need intensive care

Smallholders need intensive care

Haradhan Sarker | Published: December 30, 2020 21:01:21 The agricultural sector of Bangladesh has shown phenomenal performance in terms of crop production and yield growth, crop diversification, reducing subsectoral growth asymmetries, rapid rise in cropping intensity and adoption of High Yielding Varieties (HYVs) etc. Consequently, we have achieved a right to voice and rejoice a […]