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Potato News from Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, over a hundred 'contract potato growers' of Thakurgaon and Panchagarh districts blocked Debiganj-Nilphamari road at Debiganj upazila headquarters
Sunday, March 27, 2011
 Bangladesh Potato Market
Potato prices in Bangladesh have plunged to a four-year low both at retail and grower levels due to an increased supply.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
iant Agro Processing Limited plans to produce some 1000 tonnes of virus- free potato seeds this year, which include breeder seeds, foundation-grade seeds and mini tubers, a top official said.
Sunday, January 30, 2011
The government of Bangladesh has planned to give 20 per cent cash incentive to potato shipment for the next five years in an effort to boost production and make it a top export item, officials said Thursday.
Friday, January 28, 2011
In the North of Bangladesh, USAID has started to assist potato farmers, workforce and entrepreneurs by launching a five year term (2009-2013) project entitled PRICE (Poverty Reduction by Increasing Competitiveness of Enterprises).
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Authorities yesterday suspended the license of a Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation (BADC) seed dealer in Rajshahi after they seized 118 sacks of 'illegal' potato seeds from his possession the previous night.
Thursday, November 25, 2010