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Paper 87 – Achieving Boro Rice Production Targets in FY2009-10: Challenges and Actions Required

Contributors: Uttam Deb, Nafisa Khaled, Subir Kanti Bairagi, Muhammad Al Amin, Mazbahul Golam Ahamad and Kaniz Tasnima Publication Period: March 2010 This paper was presented at a CPD organised dialogue on 23 December 2009, in Dhaka. The paper attempts to analyse the Boro production plan for FY2009-10, considering its special …

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Paper 58 – Increasing the Market Access for Agricultural Products from Bangladesh to the EU

Contributor: Jorge Nufiez Ferrer Publication Period: April 2006 This paper analyses the present developments and future prospects for increased agricultural trade for Bangladesh with the EU. It also analyses in detail the export trends for major agricultural products from Bangladesh and other countries in the region to look for any …

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Paper 42 – Changing Women’s Roles in Homestead Management: Mainstreaming Women in Rural Development

Contributors: Thelma R Paris, Alamgir Chowdhury and Manik Lal Bose Publication Period: July 2004 This paper has been prepared as part of CPD’s advocacy activities with the IRRI under the PETRRA project and was presented at the dialogue on Women’s Contribution to Rural Economic Activities: Making the Invisible Visible. It …

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Paper 41 – Nature and Impact of Women’s Participation in Economic Activities in Rural Bangladesh: Insights from Household Surveys

Contributors: Mahabub Hossain and Manik Lal Bose Publication Period: July 2004 This paper has been prepared as part of CPD’s ongoing agricultural policy research. The paper was presented at the dialogue on Women’s Contribution to Rural Economic Activities: Making the Invisible Visible. It presents some empirical evidences of recent changes …

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Paper 39 – Poverty Alleviation Through Agriculture and Rural Development in Bangladesh

Contributor: Mahabub Hossain Publication Period: July 2004 This paper was prepared as part of CPD’s ongoing agricultural policy research and advocacy activities with IRRI under the PETRRA project. It provides an overview of the progress made so far in agricultural, rural development and poverty reduction. It discusses the role of …

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Paper 37 – Rice Biotechnology: Opportunity, Perceived Risks and Potential Benefits to Bangladesh

Contributors: Mahabub Hossain, Muazzam Husain and S K Datta Publication Period: July 2004 This paper has been prepared as part of CPD’s ongoing agricultural policy research and advocacy activities with IRRI under the PETRRA project. It discusses the benefits and risks of rice biotechnology research and genetically engineered varieties developed …

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