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

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  • Uttam Deb
  • Nafisa Khaled
  • Subir Kanti Bairagi
  • Muhammad Al Amin
  • Mazbahul Golam Ahamad
  • Kaniz Tasnima

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The paper attempts to analyse the Boro production plan for FY2009-10, considering its special importance for Bangladesh in ensuring food security situation and keeping inflation in check. It reviews the policy measures and programmes taken so far in this regard. It also reports the implementation status of various projects for delivering inputs, namely seed, fertiliser, irrigation, credit and subsidy. Finally, the paper puts forward some suggestions for achieving the target set for production and procurement of Boro rice.

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  • Uttam Deb & Nafisa Khaled & Subir Kanti Bairagi & Muhammad Al Amin & Mazbahul Golam Ahamad & Kaniz Tasnima, 2010. "Achieving Boro Rice Production Targets in FY2009-10: Challenges and Actions Required," CPD Working Paper 87, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).
  • Handle: RePEc:pdb:opaper:87
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    Keywords

    Boro production; Bangladesh food security; input delivery strategy for Boro;

    JEL classification:

    • Q00 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - General
    • Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy

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