Vegetable production in Bangladesh has significantly increased by 72.25 percent during the last 11 years. According to the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE),10.26 lakh hectares of land were used to produce around 216.70 lakh tonnes of vegetables in the fiscal year 2021–2022. In comparison to the previous year, when 9.35 lakh hectares of land were used to produce 197.17 lakh tonnes of vegetables, this represents a huge rise.
According to the DAE, 32.23 lakh tonnes, more vegetables were produced in the 2021–22 fiscal year than in the previous one, and 19.53 lakh tonnes more than in the previous one. Vegetable production in the nation increased from 3,62,128 tonnes in 1961 to 4,98,078 tonnes in 1971. Production increased to 5,65,127 tonnes by 1990, and to 9,11,000 tonnes by 2000. The production was 12,90,000 tonnes in 2010.
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