Envoy: China will continue supporting Bangladesh until final win against Covid

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File photo: Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming speaks at a function at the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka marking the formation of a Chinese medical team on Sunday, November 17, 2019 BSS Infinite opportunities yet to be explored to uplift strategic partnership of cooperation with Bangladesh to a higher level, says Ambassador Li Jiming Chinese […]

Supporting smallholder avocado farmers to reap big

Supporting smallholder avocado farmers to reap big

By SIMON ODHIAMBO Kenya is a good country and one that we occasionally get to enjoy and participate in investment fads. Avocado growing for export is the current word on the investment screen and this has attracted the attention of the smallholder farmers in the rural parts of Kenya. Can one or two avocado trees […]

Supporting Innovation on Family Farms

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Over the past six years, nearly 250 family farms have gotten a kick-start from NC AgVentures for their efforts to increase profits through new and innovative agricultural projects. NC AgVentures is an NC State Extension grant program designed to strengthen families and communities that depend on agriculture. It awards grants to help farm operators and groups […]

USDA NIFA Funding Supporting Rural Mental Health Efforts

USDA NIFA Funding Supporting Rural Mental Health Efforts

(KMAland) — Ongoing economic conditions and the COVID-19 pandemic continue to take a toll on farm families and others in local communities. The Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, through the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network grant program, has awarded nearly $7.2 million in investment funding for the North Central Farm […]

Supporting farmers in Bangladesh – Policy Forum

Supporting farmers in Bangladesh - Policy Forum

A revamped rice procurement policy would reward the hard work of Bangladeshi farmers and protect the country’s food security at the same time, Md Roushon Jamal writes. Rice security has been a big issue in Bangladesh for many years. Per capita rice consumption in Bangladesh is still the highest in the world and affordable rice […]