Agricultural Transformation in Bangladesh:Extent, Drivers and Implications

Deb, U (2016) Agricultural Transformation in Bangladesh:Extent, Drivers and Implications. In: 15th National Conference of the Bangladesh Agricultural Economists Association (BAEA) on “Transformation of Agricultural Sector in Bangladesh: 21st Century”, January 22 - 23, 2016, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) Auditorium, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Bangladesh agriculture has made remarkable progress in terms of production and diversification towards high value crops and non-crop agriculture over time. All sub-sectors (crop, forestry, animal farming and fisheries) of agriculture have registered substantial growth. Agricultural GDP has increased by 5.6 times since independence. On the other hand, Total GDP has increased by 20.8 times. Per capita income (GNI) has increased by 6.2 times, from 211 dollars to 1,314 dollars. Bangladesh has achieved lower middle income country status in 2015 by the World Bank...

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: RP-Market Institutions and Policies
CRP: CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bangladesh, Agriculture, Agricultural Commodities, Households, Agriculture Sector
Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2016 04:47
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2016 05:49
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