A dignified farming ensures youth’s involvement
By Silvanus Lamin ‘Farming sector should be dignified to draw the interest of youths in it and the topic of agriculture should be made compulsory in national curriculum’-said the discussants in an online citizen dialogues titled ‘Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and ...Continue Reading...
Haor farmers got three varieties of crops suitable for the area
By Suman Talukder from Madan, Netrakona BARCIK organized field day at Gobindshree village of Gobindshree union, in Madan upazilla of Netrakona district where Upazila Extension Agriculture Officer Raihanul Haque, Deputy Assistant Agriculture Officer Didarul Islam, and 35 farmers from 11 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
‘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 ...Continue Reading...
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...
- Mamun Mian transforms his house as nutrition bank (Shoto Bari)
- Nutrition Bank (Shoto Bari) fulfills rural people’s nutrition need
- A dignified farming ensures youth’s involvement
- Tarulata’s initiative affords nutrition for her family members
- Haor farmers got three varieties of crops suitable for the area
- Let’s be committed to protecting the Environment
- Working towards ensuring pluralistic society
- Conserving Agrobiodiversity for food security
- Agriculture, Farmers and Nutrition Bank
- Covid-19 and BARCIK’s initiatives