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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
The youth community beside the helpless Dalit population in Corona
Syed Ali Biswas from Dhaka Corona appeared in the form of an epidemic in front of people all over the world today. None of us are free from the effects of this. At this point, the need is to maintain physical distance, not social, to keep yourself and others safe. People all over the world […]Continue Reading...
‘We hate early marriage’
Mukter Hossein from Manikgonj A campaign on creating awareness regarding the negative impacts of early marriage was held at Notakhula high located in Lechoragonj union of Harrirampur sub-district of Manikgonj recently. A total of 700 persons comprise teachers, students, youth, members of local ...Continue Reading...
Where there is a will, there is a way
Sultana Parvin from Rajshahi Hard work and desire is the key of success in life. It is also believed that people can create their future. Bilkis Begum (36) an inhibits of Beel Nepal para village of Paba upazila under Rajshahi district has made her family financial solvent through her hard work ...Continue Reading...
A tale of Patshala in Char area
By, Sattya Ranjan Saha, Manikgonj A patshala (education center) which means school named Padma Parer is situated in the char area of Horirampur, in Manikgonj. This shcool has become an inspiration for the guardians of children in the remote area. The poor and deprived children get the ...Continue Reading...
Payel and Pirya are inspiration for the Horijan communities
By Ohidur Rahman, Netrakona Chakpara of Netrakona, where 35 Horijan (Marginal indigenous community) families live. These people have been working as cleaners and sweepers in the towns for a long time and there have been no changes in the occupation for the last few decades. Thus being unaware ...Continue Reading...
The villagers made the road voluntarily
By Asim Kumar Sorkar, from Rajshahi Voluntary participation of community people in any development initiative can always play a vital role for its success. Although, participation could varies from one community to another and country to country. Community of Khariakandi Villagers of Rishikul ...Continue Reading...
- Corona, indigenous knowledge and science of nature
- Climate change and food security in Bangladesh
- The blessing of nature
- The Corona impacts on the Khasi community
- The youth community beside the helpless Dalit population in Corona
- A man leading community towards agro-ecology
- Community Seed Bank (CSB): an initiative to reduce disaster risks in char areas of Bangladesh
- … Of the people led development
- We want a poison free and zero hunger world
- Respect rural women, recognize their contribution