• 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 ...
  • Climate change and food security in Bangladesh

    Climate change and food security in Bangladesh

    BM Touhidul Alam Bangladesh: general context and geographic settings With a population of about 160 million living in an area covering 144,000 km², Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. More than 75 per cent of its people live in rural areas and agriculture ...
  • The blessing of nature

    The blessing of nature

    Silvanus Lamin : I was born in remote village located in the forested area in Bangladesh where I spent my boyhood with my friends and parents as well as brothers and sisters. Actually, we, the Khasi indigenous community in Bangladesh depend on forest and nature for our life and livelihood. It ...
  • The Corona impacts on the Khasi community

    The Corona impacts on the Khasi community

    By Silvanus Lamin It has been more than one and half month since I return to my home village due to corona crisis. I discovered that the corona situation has mostly changed their way of living, practice of rituals, social interaction, religious practices and even economic life. The word corona ...