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The saving grace of a hefty investment

December 18, 2018

Bangladesh farmer Raju Sarder sits on his recently acquired reaper. (Photo: CIMMYT/Md. Ikram Hossain) Young farmer’s investment in a reaper saves him time, money and dignity, while helping others in t …


Advocating for women entrepreneurship in Bangladesh

July 11, 2018

Dipty Roy operating her power take-off machinery in the village of Taltola, Rajbari. Photo: Rowshan Anis/iDE In Bangladesh, women disproportionately face social stigmas regarding appropriate behaviors …


On-the job training boosts drought monitoring skills in Bangladesh

June 5, 2018

A two-week on the job training took place in March on the application of remote sensing in drought monitoring and crop mapping in Kathmandu, Nepal to build the capacity of young and mid-career profess …


Government officials learn about agricultural mechanization in Bangladesh

January 10, 2018

On December 10 2017,CIMMYT joined SAARC in celebrating the 33rd SAARC Charter Day.


The keys to make seeder calibration easy

December 21, 2017

The Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) is helping farmers in Bangladesh save money and time with the implementation of simple calibration keys.


New systems analysis tools help boost the sustainable intensification of agriculture in Bangladesh

December 4, 2017

In South Asia, the population is growing and land area for agricultural expansion is extremely limited. Increasing the productivity of already farmed land is the best way to attain food security.


First blast resistant, biofortified wheat variety released in Bangladesh

October 18, 2017

The first blast resistant wheat variety has been released in Bangladesh.


Three technologies that are changing agriculture in Bangladesh

October 10, 2017

In agrarian countries like Bangladesh, agriculture can serve as a powerful driving force to raise family incomes and the nation’s entire economy.


Researchers set new climate services strategy in Bangladesh

September 20, 2017

Scientists from across South and Southeast Asia launched a new agenda earlier this week to boost community involvement in developing climate information and extension messaging services across the reg …


New initiative strengthens agricultural drought monitoring in Bangladesh

September 7, 2017

As Bangladesh faces an extensive drought for the second year in a row, partnerships are working to strengthen drought monitoring programs to help farmers.


USAID delegation tours sustainable agriculture activities in Bangladesh

May 4, 2017

A delegation of USAID representatives recently visited southern Bangladesh to learn about sustainable agriculture activities in the area and emerging challenges to wheat production.


Surveillance training to control wheat blast in Bangladesh

February 14, 2017

40 wheat pathologists, breeders and agronomists gathered to combat wheat blast at the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) at Gazipur, Bangladesh.


USAID makes special visit to CIMMYT activities in Bangladesh

February 10, 2017

USAID’s Deputy Administrator visited Bangladesh to learn how CIMMYT engages with partners to help smallholder farmers uptake sustainable agriculture practices.


Videos sharpen Bangladeshi farmers’ interest in farm mechanization

September 21, 2015

Quality video can be an effective way of enhancing training messages and sharing complex agronomic information with a large audience. The USAID-funded Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia-Mechanis …


The gola: storing maize to improve livelihoods in Chuadanga, Bangladesh

July 13, 2015

Farmers in Chuadanga District of Bangladesh have been using a unique local method to store their maize: the gola.


Agro-machinery professionals’ jamboree held in Bangladesh

June 22, 2015

Twenty-two scientists, engineers, technicians and local manufacturers of agricultural machinery working in and with CIMMYT participated in an Agro-machinery Professionals’ Jamboree held in Jhenaidah D …