Building capacity of influential policymakers for improved food storage management decisions The Integrated Food Policy Research Program (IFPRP) under the Ministry of Food's Modern Food Storage Facilities Project is implemented by IFPRI, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), and University of Illinois, and financed by World Bank. The program aims to combine policy research with […]
New research reveals that intensive nutrition knowledge has long-lasting benefits.
Bangladesh has had a 25-fold growth in the farmed fish market over the last three decades.
The Ministry of Agriculture is preparing to implement the Bt brinjal impact assessment study. On 6 August 2017, the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), Agricultural Policy Support Unit (APSU), and Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) organized a day-long training of trainers at BARI-Gazipur for 17 senior agriculture extension officials (Upazila Agriculture Officers and Additional Agriculture […]
Bangladesh is the first South Asian country to approve commercial cultivation of a genetically modified food crop: brinjal (eggplant). Although advancements in agricultural biotechnology like Bt brinjal could accelerate food production to meet the demand of Bangladesh’s growing population, farmers’ and consumers’ food safety remains a top priority. To this end, the Ministry of Agriculture […]