Bangladesh is the world’s seventh-largest producer of potatoes. Most of the crop is grown by small-holder farmers. Read more
Beta carotene-rich grain key to fight vitamin-A deficiency
Dhaka, Feb 5 (UNB) – Bangladeshi rice scientists have advanced a beta carotene-rich rice to a varietal release stage, heralding a new era in fight against vitamin-A deficiency (VAD). Read more
Environmentalists have been expressing serious concerns about biological and health hazards the new breed of brinjal may pose
The government plans to incentivise farmers to produce more genetically modified (GM) brinjal despite not having conducted any tests on its possible impact on human health and the environment.