… Of the people led development
By Silvanus Lamin Most recently I went to visit the city known to many of us as ‘Green and clean city’ of Bangladesh Rajshahi with my colleague Mr. Touhidul Alam. BARCIK has been facilitating development programs in the heart and rural areas of the city since 2010 adopting people led ...Continue Reading...
Bangladesh has thousands problems but millions possibilities- Swedish MPs
The Swedish Parliament Members Janes Holm and Nushi Dadgostar and Stockholm County Council Member Mohibul Ezdani Khan visited BARCIK’s works and different programs of Manikganj Zila Parishad at Nayabari village under Baira union in Singair upazila and talked with the beneficiaries on Wednesday. ...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...
Diversity is life, diversity is beautiful
Silvanus Lamin Diversity In general sense, diversity means the different ‘existence’ and different nature of different life forms on the planet. But BARCIK believes, diversity does not only mean that rather it encompasses the different shapes of both living and non-living subjects and objects, ...Continue Reading...
BARCIK demands that fossil fuel industry is shown the door
BARCIK demands that fossil fuel industry is shown the door Dhaka, Bangladesh—Today, environmental groups rallied to demand Bangladesh delegates to the UN climate treaty take decisive action to address the corrosive influence of the fossil fuel industry on climate policy. The action is ...Continue Reading...
Newspaper news:Local heroes raise climate hopes
:: Abu Bakar Siddique, Rajib Bhowmick Farida Parvin (left) distributes seeds of salinity-tolerant paddy, which she developed, to fellow farmers in her village of Shyamnagar in Satkhira. Like her, a local farmer in Chapainawabganj has revived Magurshail (right), a nearly extinct local variety of ...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 Enlightened Riku Rani Paul
:: By Parboti Rani Singh (Translated by Silvanus Lamin):: Riku Rani Paul, a young girl of potter community from Netrakona set up a Learning Centre for students of her community who are deprived from the light of education with her own initiative. She herself also has to struggle for education ...Continue Reading...
How a day labor becomes sustainable agriculture’s trainer!
Md. Abdul Motaleb of Kalmankanda under Netrakona district is a successful farmer who produces crops adopting sustainable agriculture. He makes the maximum use of his fallow lands to farm crops and vegetable as well as initiate nursery in an organic way. Farming chemical free vegetable and ...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...
- BARCIK initiative in post Ampan situation
- ‘We want a corona free village’
- 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