HYV Boro area, yield and production by Districts in Bangladesh, 2003-04 to 2014-15 uri icon


  • These datasets contain annual area, yield and production information on High Yielding Variety (HYV) ‘boro' rice in Bangladesh for the period 2003-2015. This variety is typically transplanted between December to mid-February and harvested between mid-April to June. Following units are used for preparing the dataset: Area (10000 hectare), Yield (Metric Ton/ Hectare) and Production (10000 Metric Ton) The original dataset was complied from Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) yearbook of agricultural statistics and ICRISAT Village Dynamics Studies in South Asia (VDSA) survey. Any GIS software can be used to open and manipulate the spatial data (‘.shp' format), which is created based on admin level 2 of Bangladesh GADM database of Global Administrative Areas. The corresponding ‘.rds' file is provided for R-users

publication date

  • 2018