• Working towards ensuring pluralistic society

    Working towards ensuring pluralistic society

    By Silvanus Lamin   BARCIK believes in a pluralistic society and wants to facilitate community people practicing democratic cultures and norms. A pluralistic society is a diverse one, where the people in it believe in all kinds of different things and tolerate each other’s beliefs even ...
  • Conserving Agrobiodiversity for food security

    Conserving Agrobiodiversity for food security

    Silvanus Lamin BARCIK through its different projects, has been facilitating development program in different parts of Bangladesh adopting People led Development Approach (PLD) as its strategy. It is through this approach that BARCIK places its stakeholders in the center of all sorts of ...
  • Agriculture, Farmers and Nutrition Bank

    Agriculture, Farmers and Nutrition Bank

    Silvanus Lamin For most, agriculture is a means of food security, but it is a livelihood for a vast population in Bangladesh and a means of reducing poverty (accounting for 90% of reduction in poverty between 2005 and 2010). However, agriculture continues to play a critical role in the country ...
  • Covid-19 and BARCIK’s initiatives

    Covid-19 and BARCIK’s initiatives

    By Syed Ali Biswas   Introduction Covid-19 is a pandemic situation which poses the global world to danger and risk today. People of all classes and religions across the world are in panic and anxious. It creates negative impacts on economy, health, education and social interactions. The ...
  • Make maximum utilization of each inch of soil

    Make maximum utilization of each inch of soil

    By Mononjoy Mondol from Satkhira   Plantation is vital for tackling climate change, protection against natural disasters, reducing global warming and maintaining the balance of the natural environment. In view of this, BARCIK- a non governmental development organization has taken an ...
  • Adolescent girls distributed handmade masks to the poor

    Adolescent girls distributed handmade masks to the poor

    By bRuksana Rumi from Netrakona   On 16 June, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, 200 hand-made masks were distributed among the poor by adolescent girls’ organization of Fachika village under kailati union of Netrakona district. Apart from that they also have been implementing various ...
  • Let the farmers determine the price of agricultural products

    Let the farmers determine the price of agricultural products

    By: Ferdous Ahmed Uzzal, from Dhaka: ‘Generally producers determined the price for their products but unfortunately the prices of agricultural products are not fixed by the farmers. As a result, farmers are being deprived to get a fair price for their produce. During Covid-19 pandemic in order ...
  • BARCIK initiative in post Ampan situation

    BARCIK initiative in post Ampan situation

    By Fazlul Haque from Satkhira   The rampant damage in the Southern-western part of Bangladesh hit by super cyclone is still visible today. The protection dams (Beribadh) of Shymanagar, sub-district of Satkhira are the most devastated infrastructures during the cyclone. The dams have been ...
  • ‘We want a corona free village’

    ‘We want a corona free village’

    By Sultana Khatun from Rajshahi   With the slogans ‘We want a corona free village and let us follow the health guideline and inspire other to follow’ a campaign was held in 3 remote villages of Rajshahi. BARCIK and the youth organizations of that read conducted the campaign with the aim to ...
  • Corona, indigenous knowledge and science of nature

    Corona, indigenous knowledge and science of nature

        Pavel Patha The corona situation once again has brought to light the importance of indigenous knowledge (IK) and the spirits of nature though this knowledge and strength still remains `unrecognized’. There have been several reasons behind this unrecgonition of indigenous knowledge ...