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Potato News from Bangladesh

Bangladesh expects huge potato surplus due to increased supply and sluggish demand
Cold storage operators in Bangladesh said between 15 and 20 lakh (2 million) tonnes of potato will remain unsold by the end of the year because of sluggish demand.
Late blight resistant potato variety Sarpo Mira gaining popularity in Bangladesh
The potato variety Sarpo Mira, highly resistant to late blight, is getting popular among farmers in the main potato-growing areas of Bangladesh, according to both farmers and officials.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Potato Production in Bangladesh hits all-time high
In the last fiscal year (FY'16), Bangladesh's potato production hit an all-time-high of 9.47 million tonnes, the latest data showed. However cold storage facilities showed little progress compared to the higher output.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Competitive international position of potatoes from Bangladesh
Ahiyan Impex Ltd. is a Bangladeshi exporter and importer of agricultural products which ships potatoes to various international destinations, including Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Dubai or Bahrain, and with interest to expand in Russia, despite some initial phytosanitary issues.
Potato Farmers in Rangpur, Bangladesh enjoy a record amount of potatoes AND good prices
Potato Farmers in Rangpur, Bangladesh are happy after harvesting an all-time record amount of potatoes while getting a lucrative market price in the Rangpur agriculture zone.
Lack of storage facility compels farmers to sell potato at low prices in Bogra, Bangladesh
Thousands of farmers in Bogra, Bangladesh are compelled to sell produced potato in the local markets at low price due to a lack of storage facilities.