195 billion US$
15.5% of GDP
13.3 million hectares
9.1 million hectares
Bangladesh is ranked 30th among banana-producing countries in terms of banana production4 .
Major Districts of cultivated Banana: Bogra, Narsingdi, Rangpur, Nator, Pabna, Noakhali, Faridpur, Khulna
Districts of wild grown Banana: Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Netrokona, Rangamati, Khagrachhari, Bandarban;
Generally banana plants are found throughout the country in most of the rural homesteads.