Exotic fruit brings extraordinary success

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Our Correspondent, Pirojpur Fri Oct 1, 2021 12:00 AM Babul Howlader and his son Mirazul Islam display a dragon fruit grown in their orchard at Togra village of Pirojpur’s Indurkani upazila. Photo: Habibur Rahman “> Babul Howlader and his son Mirazul Islam display a dragon fruit grown in their orchard at Togra village of Pirojpur’s […]

Sweet success of a jobless youth

While the coronavirus pandemic continues to cause havoc on different sectors including agriculture globally, an increased awareness of consuming vitamin C — to fight the virus — has helped a lemon farmer in Jashore become self-reliant. In 2019, Right before the pandemic broke out in the country, unemployed youth Selim Tuhin — son of late […]

Karishma watermelon farming sees success

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OUR CORRESPONDENTS | Published: August 29, 2021 09:45:59 Karishma variety watermelon has seen success after its test cultivation on a demonstration plot under Badalgachhi upazila of Naogaon district. Meanwhile, farmers are interested in cultivating loft method watermelon leaving other crops in Joypurhat as they are getting more profit with a small production cost. Our Naogaon […]

‘Betel leaf villages’ see success story of farmers

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OUR CORRESPONDENT | Published: August 08, 2021 09:06:33 Cultivation of betel leaf (Paan), an inseparable component of Bengali tradition, has changed the lives of around three hundred farmers in Sadar upazila of Naogaon district. Jalam, Magura and Jageshwar villages under Kittipur union of the upazila has been recognised here as the ‘Betel Leaf Villages.’ Sources […]

Father-son duo finds success in tree nursery business

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Our Correspondent, Moulvibazar Wed Aug 4, 2021 12:00 AM Billal Sikder and his son Mohammad Al-Amin at one of their tree nurseries in Srimangal town of Moulvibazar. Photo: Mintu Deshwara “> Billal Sikder and his son Mohammad Al-Amin at one of their tree nurseries in Srimangal town of Moulvibazar. Photo: Mintu Deshwara With a working […]

AI key to Bangladesh’s manufacturing success to overcome 4IR challenges

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FE REPORT | Published: July 18, 2021 08:47:17 | Updated: July 18, 2021 13:35:09 The government as well as the private sector should take time-befitting measures to align artificial intelligence (AI) in manufacturing and service delivery to cope with the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). Simultaneously, future workforce should be skilled and educated with digital competencies […]

Lalmonirhat farmer finds success in dragon fruit cultivation

The 38-year-old man has a dragon fruit orchard on a 3-bigha land from where he hopes to sell fruits worth up to Tk10 lakh Collected/UNB The fruit arrived around 2013 The moment Abu Taleb tasted dragon fruit for the first time two years ago, he immediately knew it was something special. On a sunny day […]

Lalmonirhat man basks in success of dragon fruit cultivation

Lalmonirhat man basks in success of dragon fruit cultivation

The moment Abu Taleb tasted the dragon fruit for the first time in his life two years ago he knew he got stuck to it forever. On a sunny day in 2019 his farm in Faridpur treated a visiting foreign team with the pink coloured fruit with juicy flesh and black seeds inside. He and […]

Patuakhali teacher finds success in commercial cultivation of tween fruit

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A madrasa teacher has seen the face of success by commercially cultivating tween fruit, commonly known as fig, in Patuakhali during the Covid-19 pandemic situation. Notably, there is also surah in the Holy Quran—At-Tin (The Fig) asserting the wholesomeness of the fruit. Tween is a good source of both calcium and potassium and has a […]

Young entrepreneur gets success in foreign variety of mango farming

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OUR CORRESPONDENT | Published: June 17, 2021 10:37:44 Mofizur Rahman Mafi, a young entrepreneur, has succeeded in cultivating foreign varieties of mangoes commercially in Faridpur. The world’s most expensive mango Miyazaki or sun-egg is also in Mafi’s garden. The entrepreneur got success in the first year of his farming. Apart from sun-eggs, there are mangoes […]