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Green farming brings rural Bangladesh to life

Today, 28-year-old Nasreen is a successful businesswoman. From her home in the Bangladesh countryside, she runs a thriving ecological farm, which supports the local ecosystem and does not use chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Its chemical-free vegetables reach customers in urban areas, thanks to the electronic platforms on which it is active. And as a participant […]

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Bangladesh’s food imports reach second highest in 10 years

Floods of last year, pandemic-induced difficulties in the agricultural sector and inability to maintain a good food reserve behind the rise, officials say Bangladesh imported 6.6 million tonnes of food grains in the just ended 2020-21 fiscal year, hitting a three-year record. The import volume of this tax is also the second highest in a […]

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Daraz from Alibaba Group acquires HungryNaki, a leading food technology start-up in Bangladesh to expand its presence in South Asia

Friday, March 19, 2021, 5:32 amPress release: Press release Alibaba-owned Daraz acquires HungryNaki in initiative welcoming e-commerce giant to booming food delivery industry in Asia This is the first full acquisition of a local startup in Bangladesh by a global e-commerce company and enables HungryNaki to evolve the hyperlocal delivery scene by leveraging Daraz’s complex […]

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Alibaba buys food delivery service in Bangladesh HungryNaki

DHAKA – Alibaba Group Holding has reached an agreement under which it will purchase a leading Bangladeshi online meal delivery service as part of one of its first international forays into the rapidly growing industry. Alibaba took full control of Ele.me, the second largest food delivery service in China, in 2018. The platform, which has […]

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Bangladesh Food Safety Authority and Land O’Lakes Venture37 sign agreement

Abdun Naser Khan, Deputy Secretary of BFSA, left, and Md Maksudur Rahman, National Director of Land O’Lakes Venture37, at the MoU signing ceremony at the BFSA office in Dhaka on Sunday, January 31, 2021 Courtesy The event took place at the BFSA office on Sunday Land O’Lakes Venture37 signed a memorandum of understanding on Sunday […]

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Security concerns drive Bangladesh’s food imports up

Workers make confectionery items without maintaining good hygiene on Friday at a bakery in Dhaka. -Sony Ramany Imported packaged foods such as bakery and confectionery products continue to be in high demand as many people have little confidence in local products for safety reasons. Packaged foods are regularly imported into 19 main categories and their […]

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Bangladesh food security initiative involved in blockchain fish traceability trial – Ledger Insights

Indian software company ByteAlly has partnered with Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity (BANA) to start testing a fish-focused blockchain food traceability program in Bangladesh. Feed the Future is part of the U.S. government’s Hunger and Food Security Initiative, which works with countries around the world to fight poverty, hunger and malnutrition. The […]

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World Bank to Fund $ 202 Million for Bangladesh’s Food Storage Capacity

Eight public steel grain storage silo complexes for rice and wheat will be built in eight different districts The World Bank has approved additional funding of $ 202 million for the Modern Food Storage Facility Project to increase the storage capacity of Bangladesh’s National Strategic Grain Reserves. Storage capacity will be increased by 535,500 tonnes […]