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...
A success story of community movement
Ohidur Rahman from Nertakona Rivers are the backbone of human civilization. They provide us freshwater which is helpful for various purposes such as irrigation, transportation, drinking, cleaning, washing, etc. Without rivers, life will come to a halt. Therefore, rivers should keep on flowing ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
Wetland areas need to be preserved
Ismot Jerin from Rajshashi The bay flows through the heart of Godagari Upazila, Gogram Union Parishad of Varendra. Everyone calls it Gogram Bay. The farmers grow their crops from the water of this Bay; the fishermen catch delicious local fish. A variety of aquatic life form flourishes of the ...Continue Reading...
It’s humans responsibility to nurture all life forms on earth
Silvanus Lamin Living the daily routine of life, I often immerse myself in different thoughts and dreams. I start thinking about random aspects of the life that we live and the reasons behind them. I often ponder why God has created this planet and even more on why he has filled it with humans ...Continue Reading...
Patnitala declared as safe haven for wildlife
Shahidul Islam from Rajshahi The UNO (Upazila Nirbahi Officer) of Patnitala sub-district of Noagoam district has recently declared the area completely safe for the local wildlife and birds. Along with strict supervision and enforcement of anti-poaching laws, he also heads the dynamic Diverse ...Continue Reading...
Make the proper use of Water and Energy
Silvanus Lamin Introduction Scientific research has proven that while the world population has tripled over the 21st century, demand for water has increased by 6 times. Since, this population is estimated to increase by 50% within the next 50 years, this alarming outburst tends to have a big ...Continue Reading...
Let’s protect diversity for a better future
Pavel Partha A small country of only approximately 56.6 thousand square miles, the vast wildlife diversity of Bangladesh amazes all. Situated in the south-east corner of the globe, this heaven of wildlife consists of 30 farming environments, 17 hydrological plants, 230 rivers and lakes, 113 ...Continue Reading...
Biodiversity and inter-dependency in the Sunderbans
Pavel Partha (Translated by Silvanus Lamin) The Sundarbans is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world. The forest covers 10,000km2 of which about 6,000 are in Bangladesh. This forest occupied 4.2 portions of total area of Bangladesh and 44 portion of total ...Continue Reading...
Climate change and the Khasis in Bangladesh
:: Silvanus Lamin The Khasis in Bangladesh The Khasi is one of the ethnic communities in Bangladesh living in Bangladesh from the time immemorial. The existence, culture, tradition, customs, language of this community is almost in the last line of marginalization. There are several reasons ...Continue Reading...
- 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
- ‘We hate early marriage’
- Where there is a will, there is a way
- A success story of community movement