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 man leading community towards agro-ecology
ABM Touhidul Alam For the longest time, irrigated HYV rice has been Abdul Hamid’s primary source ofincome like many others. But last four years, he planted only half the amount that he did in the previous years. The HYV of rice is extremely water consuming to grow. Hamid a father of three ...Continue Reading...
A success story of community movement
Rivers are the backbone of human civilization. They provide us fresh water which is helpful for various purposes such as irrigation, transportation, drinking, cleaning, washing, etc. Without rivers, life will come to a halt. Therefore, we need to take initiative allowing the rivers flowing ...Continue Reading...
An Ideal farmer Mothi Ghagra
BY Gunjon Rema, Kalmakanda, Netrakona Mothi Ghagra lives in Kalmankanda at Taranagar village. Agriculture is his main occupation. He manages the schooling of his kids and livelihood cost of his family through farming diverse crops, rice and other agriculture works. His is very keen and ...Continue Reading...
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 ...Continue Reading...
Farmers Get Good Price of Their Crops
Shimul Biswas from Singair, Manikganj Various types of organic vegetables are being produced at the farmer’s house in Nayabari Adarsha gram of Singair upazila. In near past they sold these vegetable in their local Bayara market. However, most of the time women didn’t get good price as ...Continue Reading...
Happy with dignified life
By Touhidul Alam When Abdul Mattaleb (42) ventured into vermicomposting in 2012, nobody imagined that this small initiative would change his life one day. Hard work and a good guidance can make all the differences in life, the case of Abdul Mattaleb, a farmer from Valuatoli village of ...Continue Reading...
Provide Pension for Farmers
By Anita Barman from Chapainababganj Bangladesh is a nation based primarily on agriculture and its farmers. The GDP of the country is mainly driven by the exports of agricultural and jute products. Almost 80% of the country’s fertile lands are used extensively for farming. But even so, ...Continue Reading...
Biodiversity and productivity
A.B.M Touhidul Alam from Dhaka:: The earth is only planet that has unique natural assets made up of plants, animals, land, water, the atmosphere and human. Together we all form part of the planet’s ecosystems, which means if there is a biodiversity crisis, our health and livelihoods are at risk ...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