Chemicals: The killers of soil fertility
Md. Shahidul Islam, Rajshahi The increasing use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides in the field of agriculture has created an adverse circumstance for the climate and soil. According to Mr. Zakir Hossain, a local farmer, in Rajshahi, the constantly changing weather is causing increasing ...Continue Reading...
The effort of Nasrin Nahar to make her luck
By Mofizur Rahman from Shymanagar Satkhira Nasrin Narar lives at Pakhimara village of Padmapukur Union of Shymanagar Satkhira. Most of the villagers in this village earn their livelihood by working as riskha, van pullers, day labors and in the brick field due to having no cultivable lands as ...Continue Reading...
A community pond re-excavated through an adivashi woman’s leadership
Md. Shahidul Islam from Rajshahi Adori Minos(46), an adivashi mother of two children being appreciated for her courage and leadership by villagers as she played a vital role for re-excavating a community that was the only means to meet their urgent needs for the community. Vugroil-a ...Continue Reading...
Farmers seed banks and the experience gathered
Md. Zillur Rahman An exclusive programme organised by non-government organization BARCIK had members setting off to Burundi in Mankganj upzila on the 23rd April, 2016. Participants for this unique interaction with the farmers of the area included high ranking officials from 15 ...Continue Reading...
Let All Lives Come To Life
Food is obviously the most important necessity for staying alive. People need food to survive and to maintain sound health. Hence, since the dawn of the world humankind has been struggling for food; a struggle for life itself. The ancient humans used to fight violent animals to get their ...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...
Ensure food Security for all Life forms
Pavel Partha One Some of the many genius and intelligent people of our glorious past have left us with quite some valuable ideals that have kept us in the light about the true value of food in our lives. Ludwig Andreas von Feuerbach said, “Man is what He eats” On the other hand, ...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...
Why Farming is Important
Bahauddin Bahar My journey with BARCIK started off in 2011 first through fellowship and for the second time as an assistant researcher in 2012. In 2014, I finally joined BARCIK as an employee. Every time I decided to fully understand BARCIK’s objectives, I always came up with one ...Continue Reading...
We shall overcome
Rasheda Akhter, Manikganj We often hear this phrase in our own language, in the form of the famous song by Jagoroner Gaan. But the young girls of Basudevpur Government Primary School have made this phrase a literal one. Hailing from Krishnapur Union in Manikganj district, they have proved that ...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