Bumper betel leaf harvest in Teknaf

  • The bumper production of betel leaves in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf Upazila and a fair price for the product brings a smile to the faces of farmers after the harvest was affected by the thick winter fog cover last year. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

    The bumper production of betel leaves in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf Upazila and a fair price for the product brings a smile to the faces of farmers after the harvest was affected by the thick winter fog cover last year. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

  • The bumper production of betel leaves in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf Upazila and a fair price for the product brings a smile to the faces of farmers after the harvest was affected by the thick winter fog cover last year. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

    The bumper production of betel leaves in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf Upazila and a fair price for the product brings a smile to the faces of farmers after the harvest was affected by the thick winter fog cover last year. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

  • Farmers take betel leaves to a local market near the Teknaf bus stop for sale. The leaves will then be transported to various parts of Bangladesh, including Dhaka, Chattogram, Cumilla and Rangpur. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

    Farmers take betel leaves to a local market near the Teknaf bus stop for sale. The leaves will then be transported to various parts of Bangladesh, including Dhaka, Chattogram, Cumilla and Rangpur. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

  • Farmers take betel leaves to a local market near the Teknaf bus stop for sale. The leaves will then be transported to various parts of Bangladesh, including Dhaka, Chattogram, Cumilla and Rangpur. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

    Farmers take betel leaves to a local market near the Teknaf bus stop for sale. The leaves will then be transported to various parts of Bangladesh, including Dhaka, Chattogram, Cumilla and Rangpur. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

  • The demand for locally-produced betel leaves has increased amid the suspension of imports from India. Farmers say they are selling the leaves at a fair price at the bus stop market in Teknaf. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

    The demand for locally-produced betel leaves has increased amid the suspension of imports from India. Farmers say they are selling the leaves at a fair price at the bus stop market in Teknaf. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

  • The price of a single bunch of betel leaves (80 leaves) ranges from Tk 300 to Tk 400 at the bus stop market in Teknaf. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

    The price of a single bunch of betel leaves (80 leaves) ranges from Tk 300 to Tk 400 at the bus stop market in Teknaf. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

  • Farmers sort betel leaves for sale at the bus stop market in Teknaf. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

    Farmers sort betel leaves for sale at the bus stop market in Teknaf. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

  • Farmers sort betel leaves for sale at the bus stop market in Teknaf. Photo: Jasim Mahmud

    Farmers sort betel leaves for sale at the bus stop market in Teknaf. Photo: Jasim Mahmud