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Potato News from Bangladesh

A surge in potato prices has come as a sigh of relief to many farmers who incurred losses as massive production in the past two years has driven down prices. Prices of potato climbed 41 percent to Tk 18-Tk 20 a kilogram in the city yesterday from Tk 1...
Monday, April 23, 2012
Working in partnership with the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center (AVRDC), Worldfish, and Bangladeshi partners, CIP recently launched a bold program to raise incomes and improve nutritional health through greater use of potato, sweetpotat...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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Poverty affects 40 percent of people in Bangladesh, and malnutrition is among the highest in the world, with 56 percent of preschoolers underweight. In an effort to combat these alarming numbers, the International Potato Center (CIP) is launching a ne...
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Potato cultivators and traders in 8 districts of Rangpur division (Bangladesh) are in a dilemma as they are about to lose their investments despite a bumper production of their produce last season. In the hope of earning better profits, farmers and tr...
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Bangladesh Potato exports surged 71 percent to 16,570 tonnes in the first ten months (July-April) of the current fiscal year, exceeding the total quantity of the tuber exports last year.
Friday, May 6, 2011
Export of potato from the northern districts of Bangladesh has generated a ray of hope for the farmers and traders which, if continues till June, may help them break even.
Sunday, April 17, 2011