Let’s be committed to protecting the Environment
Silvanus Lamin Our wellbeing and healthy life depends on the healthy environment. Biodiversity and ecosystem are parts of the environment. Conserving biodiversity and keeping the ecosystem healthy is prerequisite for human civilization and development. Thus, it could be said that safe and clean ...Continue Reading...
Working towards ensuring pluralistic society
By Silvanus Lamin BARCIK believes in a pluralistic society and wants to facilitate community people practicing democratic cultures and norms. A pluralistic society is a diverse one, where the people in it believe in all kinds of different things and tolerate each other’s beliefs even ...Continue Reading...
Conserving Agrobiodiversity for food security
Silvanus Lamin BARCIK through its different projects, has been facilitating development program in different parts of Bangladesh adopting People led Development Approach (PLD) as its strategy. It is through this approach that BARCIK places its stakeholders in the center of all sorts of ...Continue Reading...
Agriculture, Farmers and Nutrition Bank
Silvanus Lamin For most, agriculture is a means of food security, but it is a livelihood for a vast population in Bangladesh and a means of reducing poverty (accounting for 90% of reduction in poverty between 2005 and 2010). However, agriculture continues to play a critical role in the country ...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...
BARCIK initiative in post Ampan situation
By Fazlul Haque from Satkhira The rampant damage in the Southern-western part of Bangladesh hit by super cyclone is still visible today. The protection dams (Beribadh) of Shymanagar, sub-district of Satkhira are the most devastated infrastructures during the cyclone. The dams have been ...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...
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...
- 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
- Make maximum utilization of each inch of soil
- Adolescent girls distributed handmade masks to the poor
- Let the farmers determine the price of agricultural products
- BARCIK initiative in post Ampan situation