Dhaka, Bangladesh – Fertilizer and modern irrigation techniques are indispensable for ensuring high crop yields and Bangladesh’s self-sufficiency in food grains, according to officials at the Guti Urea Award Ceremony.

The ceremony was organized by the Bangladesh Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), IFDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. More than 450 farmers and DAE officials were honored for their work with urea deep placement.