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Fortified rice to be available in OMS in Dhaka

The Ministry of Food and the World Food Programme on Monday formalised the inclusion of fortified rice in the Open Market Sales (OMS) which will directly benefit about 720,000 people in 144,000 households. Richard Ragan, Country Representative of the World Food ...

10 Aug 2020

Fortified rice to be available in OMS in Dhaka

Agricultural curriculum needs to be updated, modern and practical: Minister

Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque on Saturday said that the curriculum of all the agricultural universities needs to be ...

09 Aug 2020

WB approves $202m to enhance Bangladesh’s food security

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved $202 million as additional financing for the Modern Food Storage Facilities ...

02 Aug 2020

Maintain growth in agriculture to ensure food security: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked all concerned to keep up the growth, achieved in agriculture amid the coronavirus pandemic, ...

28 Jul 2020

Ecnec clears Tk 3,020-cr agricultural mechanisation project

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved eight projects with an outlay of Tk 10,102 ...

14 Jul 2020

Rural economy going to be under pressure with returnees from cities: Experts

Bangladesh’s rural economy is going to be under pressure as a significant number of people from urban areas are returning ...

11 Jul 2020

Govt mulls to import rice reducing import duty: Ministry

The government has made plan to import rice by reducing import duty to keep its market stable, said a government ...

07 Jul 2020

EU provides Tk 9.6m to Bangladesh to tackle flood

The European Union (US) has provided Euro 100,000 (Taka 9.6 million) to ...

07 Jul 2020