Organic vegetable farmer inspires village folks

Organic vegetable farmer inspires village folks

PROMISING. Farmer Elmer Roquero said Friday (July 9, 2021) he finds vegetable farming very promising. Roquero is one of the recipients of the Department of Agriculture Special Area for Agricultural Development program in Antique. (Photo courtesy of Elmer Roquero) SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique – An organic vegetable farmer from the municipality of Valderrama in […]

Vegetable farming becomes blessing for rural economy

Vegetable farming becomes blessing for rural economy

During the just-ended Rabi season, farmers produced 930,000 tons of vegetables from 39,895 hectares of land in Rangpur agricultural regionCollected/BSS Many farmers and commoners have achieved self-reliance through cultivation of vegetables on farmlands and homesteads during both the Rabi and Kharif-1 seasons Expanded cultivation of vegetables has become a blessing for farmers improving their fortune […]

Solar irrigation system powers vegetable productivity in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Solar irrigation system powers vegetable productivity in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Mohammad Islam is growing more vegetables after FAO installed a solar-powered irrigation system. The father of three resides Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. He finds great satisfaction in growing nutritious food, and he grows a variety of vegetables and beans, including aubergines, beans, cabbages, varieties of gourd (bitter, bottle, and sweet), radishes, red amaranth, and […]

Solar irrigation system powers vegetable productivity in Cox’s Bazar – Bangladesh

Solar irrigation system powers vegetable productivity in Cox’s Bazar - Bangladesh

Mohammad Islam is growing more vegetables after FAO installed a solar-powered irrigation system. The father-of-three resides Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. He finds great satisfaction in growing nutritious food, and he grows a variety of vegetables and beans, including aubergines, beans, cabbages, varieties of gourd (bitter, bottle and sweet), radishes, red amaranth and tomatoes. “Water […]

Business of vegetable, fruit vendors continues to struggle amid COVID

Business of vegetable, fruit vendors continues to struggle amid COVID

New Delhi, June 17(ANI): Vegetable and Fruit Trade affected in wholesale markets in Delhi due to COVID-19. Vegetable vendors at Gazipur Sabzi Mandi said that lesser footfall of customers at the market is affecting their business. A vendor said, “situation is bad, there is no work. Customers are not coming to the market. Prices keep […]

Bangladeshi farmers eye increasing vegetable exports

Bangladeshi farmers eye increasing vegetable exports

The cost of yielding vegetables is high in many other countries, making it more convenient for those nations to import from Bangladesh Bangladesh has witnessed a boom in vegetable exports, worth $180 million until April of the current fiscal year compared to $164 million until the same month last fiscal year, according to the Ministry […]

FAO in Bangladesh and Japan provides homestead vegetable kits to vulnerable people in Haor wetland communities

FAO in Bangladesh and Japan provides homestead vegetable kits to vulnerable people in Haor wetland communities

FAO and the Government of Japan have provided emergency assistance to highly vulnerable Haor wetland communities in Bangladesh affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The support will contribute to the wider food security of the country by boosting agricultural productivity while safeguarding the health of key agricultural workers against infection from COVID-19. The two Haor districts […]

FAO in Bangladesh and Japan provides homestead vegetable kits to vulnerable people in Haor wetland communities – Bangladesh

FAO in Bangladesh and Japan provides homestead vegetable kits to vulnerable people in Haor wetland communities - Bangladesh

FAO and the Government of Japan have provided emergency assistance to highly vulnerable Haor wetland communities in Bangladesh affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The support will contribute to the wider food security of the country by boosting agricultural productivity while safeguarding the health of key agricultural workers against infection from COVID-19. The two Haor districts […]

Model farms inspiring organic vegetable cultivation in Rajshahi

Model farms inspiring organic vegetable cultivation in Rajshahi

With organic farming, farmers not only avoid chemicals and pesticides but also protect the ecological balance Dhaka Tribune Farmers and traders say organic vegetables have more demand in the marketplace and are being sold at higher prices than vegetables cultivated using chemical fertilizers and pesticides Hundreds of farmers are standing out among their peers across […]

Purple sweet potatoes from Odisha trending

Purple sweet potatoes from Odisha trending

The sweet-scented spuds from Sanjog Sahu’s Mati Farms are a summer surprise at chefs’ tables and will soon find a prominent place in restaurant menus Chindi Varadarajulu, chef and owner of Chennai-based Pumpkin Tales, is delighted with the purple sweet potatoes she has sourced this summer. They have brought back memories of her childhood in […]