Bangladesh is experiencing a quiet revolution in its domestic fish farming market, reveals a recent study by the Inter-national Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).Debunking the traditional view that fish farming in Bangladesh is mainly a subsistence occupation, the study shows that the market for farmed fish has grown by a massive 25 times over the […]
Bangladesh is experiencing a quiet revolution in its domestic fish farming sector, with significant gains among all the players in the industry, according to a latest study of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Debunking the traditional view that fish farming in Bangladesh is mainly subsistence oriented, the study shows that the market for […]
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 […]