Sunflower cultivation gets success in coastal lands

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OUR CORRESPONDENT | Published: February 25, 2021 08:52:30 KHULNA: Sunflower cultivation has achieved a success in the saline fallow lands of the coastal upazilas of Khulna. As a result, new possibilities have emerged to meet the demand for high quality oil. Farmers expect to benefit following a lower production cost. Under Gopalganj-Khulna-Bagerhat-Satkhira-Pirojpur Agriculture Development Project […]

OP-ED: Families need to re-define the formula for lasting success

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It is no longer enough for family businesses to rely on values and legacy PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) launched the 10th Global Family Business Survey across the world on February. This is a landmark report that studies key decision-makers in family businesses within several PwC key territories. The goal of the survey is to get an understanding […]

Grad student achieves success in squash cultivation

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Between October 15 and November 15 is the optimal time for squash cultivation as each plant flowers in 30-35 days and crops start appearing in 41-45 days Dhaka Tribune While talking to this correspondent, Shakil said he decided to cultivate his father’s land, instead of sitting idle, when his university closed during the pandemic lockdown  […]

Success of circular economy hinges on better governance of ‘waste trade’

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Henrique Pacini and Tze Ni Yeoh | Published: February 12, 2021 20:31:34 China’s decision to ban imports of most scrap plastics and other waste materials in 2018 sent shockwaves across the globe. The Asian giant had imported about 45.0 per cent of all internationally traded plastic waste since 1992, so the new policy diverted a […]

Broccoli farming sees success in Barind tract

Broccoli farming sees success in Barind tract

Broccoli farming becomes boon for grassroots farmers in Paba of Rajshahi as they are getting more income from the vegetable Dhaka Tribune The dark green nutritious vegetable has become a boon for many grassroots farmers as they are getting more income from the vegetable cultivation compared to many other conventional ones in the region Cultivation […]

How a Bangladeshi woman scripted a success story in vermi venture

How a Bangladeshi woman scripted a success story in vermi venture

In Nasrin’s unit, some 195-200kg of fertilizers are produced in each pot as there are 130 of them Collected/UNB ‘Vermicompost improves the fertility conditions of soil by increasing the availability of nutrients for plants, in turn increasing the farm production’ In 2016, she started small—out of the same premises she lives with her family—more of […]

How a Bangladeshi woman scripted a success story in vermi…

How a Bangladeshi woman scripted a success story in vermi...

In 2016, she started small — out of the same premises she lives with her family — more of an experiment than a business. Today, Nasrin Sultana, a resident of Jhikorgaccha upazila’s Barbakpur village, is a successful woman entrepreneur who owns a vermicomposting unit. And by funding her own studies and supporting her parents financially, thanks to her successful vermicomposting venture, Nasrin has […]