BRRI`s Century in Breeding; High zinc rich rice has launched
Zinc-rich rice is coming to the field to meet the demand for zinc, one of the nutrients of the body through the rice. The National Seed Board has approved this new variety invented by Bangladesh Rice Research Institute-Brie. The variety called Bri-100 is the 100th rice variety of the research institute.
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BRRI tops in South Asia in food security; 16th in the world
The Global Think Tanks survey, conducted by the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania in the United States, has earned the reputation of being at the forefront of research in food security and policymaking in South Asia.
Saturday, 6 February 2021, 22:45
Farmers benefited from early variety potato cultivation
Farmers in Magura, a district in south-western Bangladesh are inclined to cultivate potatoes day by day. They are now inclined to cultivate early varieties of potatoes in the hope of making more profit. Potato growers are happy to get a good price of early variety potatoes in the market.
Friday, 15 January 2021, 00:54
Maize production will10 million tons in 5 years in Bangladesh
According to the Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Research Institute, the production of maize in the country was 750,000 metric tons in 2009, which has increased to 54 million metric tons in 2020. On the other hand, the demand for maize is 65-70 lakh tonnes per annum. The country has produced 12 lakh 50 thousand metric tons of wheat in 2020.
Thursday, 14 January 2021, 15:05
The farmer movement in India; Meeting with government canceled
Farmers have been protesting in India recently demanding the repeal of the controversial agricultural law. Indian Home Minister Amit Shah held direct talks with the farmers on Tuesday (December 8) evening to resolve the issue. However, the talks failed as no solution was found.
Thursday, 10 December 2020, 02:42
Mashroom: a new destination for young entrepreneur
If mushroom cultivation can be expanded and popularized, it can play a big role in the economy of Bangladesh. On the other hand, there are millions of educated unemployed youth in the country who are trying for jobs. If they can be made entrepreneurs through training, local and international markets for mushrooms will be created.
Saturday, 5 December 2020, 09:14