Category Archives: Feature

  • Chemicals: The killers of soil fertility

    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 ...

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  • The effort of Nasrin Nahar to make her luck

    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 ...

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  • Farmers seed banks and the experience gathered

    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 ...

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  • Let All Lives Come To Life

    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 ...

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  • Ensure food Security for all Life forms

    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, ...

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  • Make the proper use of Water and Energy

    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 ...

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  • Why Farming is Important

    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 ...

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  • We shall overcome

    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 ...

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