Getting Agriculture Moving Once Again: Strategic Options for Post-HYV Agriculture in Bangladesh



Bangladesh agriculture has over the last thirty years been basically a rice-dominated crop agriculture. The output growth has been very substantial and characterised by increasing dependence on the dry period irrigated boro HYV and of late hybrid rice; the change-over to boro HYVs largely through conversion of the land from the overlapping aus season the prospects which are now limited; and largely static absolute acreage but variable output from wet period aman rice.

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  • Writer Name: M. Asaduzzaman, BIDS
  • Published Date: Thursday, 24 September 2009
  • Country: Bangladesh