• Oysters are beneficial for water and environment

    Oysters are beneficial for water and environment

    Amreto Kumar Sarkar from Rajshahi Kaligonj is one of the villages located at Shiv River bank. Marginalized community called Pal (potter) along with farmers have been living at this village for years. Due to water availability there exist large number of oysters which are grown naturally in this ...
  • Livestock rearing makes many households economically solvent

    Livestock rearing makes many households economically solvent

    Muktar Hossein from Horirampur, Manikgonj Shefali Begum a 60 years widow lives in Harihardia village under Lechraganj union of Harirampur Upazilla with her children. She has been rearing livestock particularly sheep and goats for a long time enabling her to understand the language of the sheep ...
  • Tree Olympiad held in Netrakona

    Tree Olympiad held in Netrakona

    Riku Rani Paul from Netrakona An exceptional Tree Olympiad was held at Collegiate school and college located at Rajubazar in Netrakona yesterday arranged jointly by BARCIK and youth association. This school level competition were escorted by 260 students from 260 schools in the area. The ...
  • We want to build a green earth

    We want to build a green earth

    Happy Roy from Netrokona “They cut down all trees, now how I make medicine?” It was a popular advertisement in our media telecasted in the recent past. A kabiraj (Traditional healer) did not find a certain tree in the forest; stand beside the jungle and said these words. This advertisement was ...
  • The green initiative of old couple in Haor area

    The green initiative of old couple in Haor area

    Ohidur Rahaman from Nethrokona Due to geographical location, the people of Haor area have been upholding their existence and getting survived fighting with all natural adversities and disasters from the time immemorial. These food warriors have to face problems like drought, flood, advance ...
  • Diversity strengthens the interdependent relationship among all life forms

    Diversity strengthens the interdependent relationship among all life forms

    Silvanus Lamin The interdependent relationship among all life forms; be them humans, plants and animals widely relies on the abundance of diversity. This interdependence gets rooted and stronger through the exchanges of widely available diversity among all life forms. Having fruits and flowers ...
  • ‘Now we have the courage in mind’

    ‘Now we have the courage in mind’

    By Orpona Ghagra, from Kalmakanda, Netrakona The village of Bishara is situated about 3 km from Kalamakandaupazila. The village is surrounded by water around 6 months in the rainy season due to being a Haor area. There was no chance to go anywhere without the boat. The village would have to go ...
  • The happiness of the rural people

    The happiness of the rural people

    By Mukter Hossein from Manikgonj If willpower, courage and unity is integrated, success is sure. Members of Char Development Farmer’s organization of Lechraganj union under Harimampur upazila of Manikganj district have proved this. There is a pond in the area of 2 acres under the ...
  • Excessive soil salinity forced farmers back to agriculture in coastal areas

    Excessive soil salinity forced farmers back to agriculture in coastal areas

    By: Mofizur Rahman and Bablu Joarder from Satkhira Export oriented Shrimp cultivation has shifted livelihood and farming pattern as well as displaced a large number of peasants in coastal Satkhira district. The unplanned and chaotic encroachment of the rural agricultural landscape by the shrimp ...
  • Hindus retained their cremation right

    Hindus retained their cremation right

    By Md. Shahidul Islam, Rajshahi  The Hindu communities who are more than 1000 living at Mohor village of Talanda union in Tanore upazila under Rajshahi district had been facing a severe problem when their only one cremation ground (it is a place where dead bodies are brought to be burnt) was ...

Oysters are beneficial for water and environment