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Reducing Time and Increasing Profits for Farmers in Bangladesh

Posted by: Digital Green in Digital Green Story May 24, 2017

Story and pictures contributed by Sadman Sadek, Country Engagement Coordinator, Bangladesh


An unpredictable summer storm in southwest Bangladesh last April caused many farmers, like Abdul Mannan, to make some tough decisions. The government of Bangladesh estimates about 1.2 million tons of rice was lost because farmers were forced to harvest their paddy crop sooner than expected, which created a labor shortage and an increase in labor wages. The farmers had to decide whether to harvest the remaining paddy, or take the time to sell their already harvested crops before they were lost?

Quality Assurance Within the Community As We Scale Up

Posted by: Digital Green April 28, 2016

Text and pictures: Abhinav Kumar, Asst. Program Manager, Bihar, India

NPM as a route to self-sufficiency and quality produce for small farmers

Posted by: Digital Green in Staff blog April 03, 2016

Contributed by: B. Praveen Kumar, Program Manager (Training), Digital Green

A Tippy Tap Revolution

Posted by: Digital Green April 03, 2016

A Digital Green case study from Niger on how video-enabled health extension prompts behaviour change

Towards a happier, healthier future

Posted by: Digital Green in Voice from the field January 07, 2016

Safiya Yakubu, 28, lives with her husband in Jikata, Niger since they got married in 2004. They are both farmers and have four children. Their eldest child is a 11-year-old boy named Naziru and their youngest is Youssoufa who is just 3 months old.

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