Posts Tagged ‘Bangladesh’

USAID Famine Seed Project meeting held in Nepal

August 3, 2010

On 30 June 2010, a USAID Famine Seed Project meeting was organized at CIMMYT’s South Asia Office in Kathmandu, Nepal. Seventeen participants, including those from the Nepal Agriculture Research Counci …


Training on conservation agriculture in Bangladesh

May 20, 2010

Over 60 researchers, field technicians, farmers, machinery manufacturers, service providers, and extension workers attended two recent conservation agriculture (CA) training events in Bangladesh. The …


Five farmer field days focus on rice and maize

May 5, 2010

Various research and extensions workers collaborating with the project “Sustainable Intensification of Rice-Maize Systems in Bangladesh” organized five farmer field days throughout March and April 201 …


Traveling workshop in Bangladesh unites researchers

April 22, 2010

The ACIAR-funded project “Sustainable intensification of rice-maize (R-M) systems in Bangladesh” held a traveling workshop in Bangladesh during 03-08 April. Fifteen researchers attended and traveled t …


Researchers explore new data analysis tools

January 26, 2010

Fifteen researchers gathered at the headquarters of the Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) in Gazipur, Bangladesh, earlier this month to learn more about data processing. The course, “Statistic …


First annual review and planning of the CIMMYT-IRRI collaborative rice-maize project

November 10, 2009

Partners of the “Sustainable intensification of rice-maize production systems in Bangladesh” met 25-29 October 2009 for the project’s first annual review—the program started in June 2008 and will run …


Machine mastery

November 3, 2009

Nearly 50 two-wheel tractor operators in Bangladesh examined, adjusted, and tested several planting machines during in a four-day practical training course at the Wheat Research Center (WRC), Dinajpur …


Traveling workshop in Bangladesh brings together researchers and farmers

October 27, 2009

The ACIAR-funded project “Sustainable intensification of rice-maize (R-M) systems in Bangladesh” organized a traveling workshop from 04 to 08 October in Rajshahi and Rangpur districts of Bangladesh fo …


Three farmer field days in Bangladesh

October 14, 2009

Efforts to further disseminate and train farmers on conservation agriculture (CA) practices, specifically for rice, are underway in Bangladesh. Three farmer field days were held on 30 September and 01 …


Hands-on training for rice-maize project participants in Bangladesh

June 23, 2009

Jagadish Timsina, IRRI-CIMMYT senior scientist and project leader, and Enamul Haque, CIMMYT cropping system agronomist, organized two training sessions on 21-23 April and 14-15 June 2009 for the joint …


The beginning of Bangladesh’s “Patronato?”

June 11, 2009

Many of us in the CIMMYT community are familiar with “Patronato”—the group of private farmers in northern Mexico who  have collaborated with the center since the 1950s. These farmers support the cente …


Unpuddled rice transplanting trials yield well in Bangladesh

June 3, 2009

More than 110 farmers attended a field day in Alipur village, Durgapur, Rajshahi district, Bangladesh on 16 May 2009. Enamul Haque, cropping systems agronomist, Conservation Agricultural Program, CIMM …


Bangladesh visitors’ office

January 11, 2008

CIMMYT Bangladesh held an opening ceremony for their new visitors’ office at the Regional Wheat Center at the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) on 08 January 2008. Harun-or-Rashid, Dir …


Bangladesh Country Almanac version 3.0 released

July 14, 2006

The third edition of the Bangladesh Country Almanac (BCA) was released at a workshop held at the Jahangir Nagar University, Savar, chaired by its Vice Chancellor in April. In May and June a disseminat …


Maize field tour in Bangladesh

May 5, 2006

A high-level delegation from the government of Bangladesh has just taken a first-hand look at hybrid maize seed being produced by the Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC). The group …


Minister visits

April 21, 2006

Mr. M.K. Anwar, Minister of Agriculture for Bangladesh visited CIMMYT for two days this week. In addition to a welcome presentation by the Director General, he toured the Genebank, Biotech, and Cereal …