Bangladesh: Farmers Bet on Climate-Proof Crops

Inter Press Service: With floods, droughts and other calamities battering deltaic Bangladesh regularly, farmers need little prompting in switching to climate-resistant varieties of rice, wheat, pulses and other staples. The crop diversification, actively supported by the government’s research institutions, is already benefitting the 145 million people of this densely populated, predominantly agricultural South Asian country. Mosammet Sabera Begum, 38, a farmer in Purbadebu village, Rangpur district, about 370 km......

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