Ftf Blog

US Ambassador Earl Miller exchanges goodwill with Dr. Gobinda Chandra Biswas, Chief Scientific Officer BARI, (left) and Dr. Md. Jahangir Hossain, Country Coordinator, FTFBP.
22 February 2019 - by Joan Conrow The US Ambassador to Bangladesh congratulated the nation on moving forward with genetically modified food crops after viewing a demonstration plot... more

Mohammad Abul Hossain
07 January 2019 - by Joan Conrow Mohammad Abul Hossain is living proof that farmers can reap tremendous benefits from agricultural science. Like most of the approximately 150,000... more

11 October 2018 - by Md. Arif Hossain The Feed the Future South Asia Eggplant Improvement Partnership (FTFB) in collaboration with Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) and... more

28 February 2018 - by Arif Hossain and Sheetal Menon After the successful release of four varieties of Bt eggplant in 2013, adoption rate of the technology among Bangladeshi farmers has... more

19 December 2017 - by Arif Hossain “Political will, policy support, effective stewardship and communication are key to the successful and sustainable adoption of agricultural... more

09 November 2017 - by Rituparna M., Sathguru Management Consultants Bangladesh is the first country in South Asia to commercialize a genetically modified food crop – Bt eggplant.... more

06 November 2017 - by Vijay Paranjape DHAKA, BANGLADESH: After its approval in 2013, the number of farmers adopting Bt eggplant in Bangladesh is steadily increasing, from 20 farmers in... more

01 September 2017 - by Md. Arif Hossain Biotechnology and communication experts from international and national research institutes, universities, government and development organisations... more

10 May 2017 - by Arif Hossain On April 22, people of Bangladesh took to the street to show their support for science. Watch the video 1. Key Activities at SAU: Rally, Seminar and Open... more

06 April 2017 - by Arif Hossain Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI) and Feed the Future South Asia Eggplant Improvement Partnership jointly organized a day-long workshop on “... more