Agriculture and Livestock

Agricultural Transformation and Rural Poverty in Bangladesh (BIDS): Essays in Memory of Dr. Mahbub Hossain

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Academic and Reference Books
Agriculture and Livestock
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English
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978 984 506 285 5
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka, Bangladesh
Year of Publication: 
2021
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374
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This book is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Mahabub Hossain, a highly respected scholar and researcher who was Bangladesh's best-known expert in agricultural economics and rural development. It draws upon a commemorative volume put together by his colleagues, friends and admirers drawn from Bangladesh and other parts of South Asia. The Bangladeshi contributors have written on Bangladesh's fast changing rural context while others have written either on the Indian experience or taken a broader pan-South Asian view.

SECURING FOOD FOR ALL IN BANGLADESH

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Agriculture and Livestock
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9789845063715
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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DHAKA
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2021
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622
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The availability, access, and consumption of nutritious food is extremely important. Despite declining arable agricultural land, Bangladesh has made substantial progress in boosting domestic food production, improving access to food by increasing household income, and enhancing nutritional outcomes. Nevertheless, the challenges to food and nutrition security remain formidable.

From the Ground Up: BRAC's Innovations in the Development of Agriculture in Bangladesh and Beyond

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Agriculture and Livestock
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka, Bangladesh
Year of Publication: 
2019
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258
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Agriculture has always been a significant part of BRAC’s development approach and strategy.  Agriculture is seen as a major conduit for poverty reduction, improved food security, and women’s empowerment. Taking advantage of the government’s liberal policies towards NGO involvement in development, BRAC initiated major interventions in different agriculture sub-sectors including crops, poultry, livestock, and fisheries, and scaled them to reach millions of rural households.

Bangladesh: Landscapes, Soil Fertility and Climate Change

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Agriculture and Livestock
Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
Bangladesh Studies
Geography
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English
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978 984 506 235 0
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
December 2016​
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200
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This book aims to puncture two popular myths: that Bangladesh is a flat alluvial plain where soil fertility is maintained by silt provided by annual floods; and that the country will be overwhelmed contour by contour by sea-level rise in the 21st century which will displace many million people.

Agriculture in Bangladesh-Performance Problems and Prospects

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Agriculture and Livestock
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English
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325
ISBN: 
984 05 1153 X
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1991
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464
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Bangladesh is one of the least developed countries in the World. The great majority  of  its people depend on agriculture for earning their living. Despite planned efforts by the government to increase agricultural productivity for more than three decades, the growth and output in this sector has not kept pace with the growth of population. This is a matter of great concern for the people as well as the policy makers of the country.

Sonar Bangla? Agricultural Growth and Agrarian Change in West Bengal and Bangladesh

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Agriculture and Livestock
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
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English
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984 05 1473 3
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1999
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425
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After decades of stagnation, Bengali agricultural output finally began to grow faster than the population from the mid-1980s onwards. While this achievement has been widely heralded, there has been no effort to analyse in detail the reasons for and the consequences of agrarian change in the region. Providing a unique interdisciplinary synthesis, this volume— which draws chiefly upon micro studies of villages in West Bengal and Bangladesh—explores the complex causality between agricultural growth, government policy and local level practice, and agrarian social change.

Rice Pests of Bangladesh: Their Ecology and Management

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Agriculture and Livestock
Development Studies
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English
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978 984 506 048 6
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Dhaka
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2012
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Rice is the staple food crop of Bangladesh. During the last four decades rice production has been transformed from a low input, traditional system to an intensive, high- yielding system relying on high inputs which has strongly influenced the incidence and abundance of rice pests. At the same time and during the same period, great strides were made in our understanding of the ecology of pests and therefore their management. We moved from a dependence on pesticides to an ecological approach based on the principles of integrated pest management (IPM).

Stagnation, Agrarian Structure and Credit (Daniel Thorner Memorial Lecture Series)

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Agriculture and Livestock
Economics and Finance
Development Studies
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English
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984 05 1123 8
Publisher: 
Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Dhaka
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Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1990
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64
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What have been the true achievements of the much discussed green revolutions in the Indian sub-continent? What coalition of political forces came to choose the advice of the technologists over those urging structural reforms as the solution to India's agrarian transformation? What have been the costs of a development strategy which has ignored the agrarian masses in favour of securing the political allegiance of a landed minority? With a rare clarity of vision, Prof.

Choice of Technology: Fertilizer Manufacture in Bangladesh

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Agriculture and Livestock
Bangladesh Studies
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225
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984 05 1171 8
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1992
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108
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This book, second in a series of studies under a ‘Technology Choice Project’ at BIDS, examines in some depth the extent of technology transfer that has taken place in the Bangladesh Fertilizer Industry. It appears that the technology transfer process has remained more or less confined to the acquisition of production capability; that project preparation and appraisal were generally inadequate, and that local participation and implementation in project design was nil or negligible.

Trading the Silver Seed - Local Knowledge and Market Moralities in Aquacultural Development

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Agriculture and Livestock
Bangladesh Studies
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English
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984 05 1348 6
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1996
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Trading the Over Seed is an interdisciplinary book about people and fish written by a sociologist, an anthropologist and an aquaculture scientist. Based on original research, this is the first study of social, economic and technical aspects of aquaculture in Bangladesh. The issues raised in this book are relevant to those with an interest in rural society in other countries. There are three main themes. First, instead of trying to understand rural society via the different sets of actors involved in agricultural production (e.g.

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