Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation

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Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation
Formation 1971
Headquarters Dhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
Website Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation

Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation or BADC,[1] is an autonomous government body that manages the agricultural Inputs Supplier i.e agricultural seeds, non-nitrogen fertilizer and Minor Irrigation facilitating to farmers of Bangladesh and is located in Motijheel Thana, Dhaka, Bangladesh.[2]

History[edit]

The company traces its origins to East Pakistan Agricultural Development Corporation which was established in 1961. It was changed to Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation after the independence of Bangladesh. The corporation has offices nationwide reaching down to all Upazila and sometimes lower administrative unit. The primary purpose is increase agricultural output.[3] Its under the Ministry of Agriculture.[4] The corporation distributes rice and other seeds developed at government institutes to farmers.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BMDA takes initiatives to improve economic condition of people living in Barind tract". thefinancialexpress-bd.com. The Financial Express Online Version. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Indigenous Aush varieties now top priority". dhakatribune.com. Dhaka Tribune. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Rice production limited to a few varieties". dhakatribune.com. Dhaka Tribune. 19 September 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Tungipara tomato growers expect fair market prices this season". thefinancialexpress-bd.com. The Financial Express Online Version. Retrieved 14 October 2016.