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...
Let’s use our merit and work for the welfare of humankind
Ismot Zerin from Rajshahi Small initiative turns big ‘ITCHE’ is volunteer organization of the students of Rajshahi University. It was established on 12 February, 2012 by the students of the University. Students from different disciplines are the members of this organization. The first ...Continue Reading...
The bravery of Jhirina Munda
Jhirina Munda, a young woman among the indigenous community in Rajshahi. She lives in Bonapar village of Noagona under greater Rajshahi. Coming from a poor family, alike other poor people Jhirina also has to struggle for attaining education. Many times she faced lot of hindrances to run her ...Continue Reading...
Moyna Rani, Hawa Akhter and Shamsunnahar received Joyeeta award
Moyna Rani of Satkhira and Hawa Akhter and Samsunnahar of Netrakona recently received “Joyeeta Award” an award provided by the government for only the women for their contribution in women empowerment and socio-economic development. Moyna Rani received this award for her contribution in ...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...
:: Ohidur Rahman from Netrakona (Translated by Silvanus Lamin) :: A hospital for agriculture crops There are hospitals for humans and even for livestock everywhere in the world but a hospital for crops? Have you ever seen or heard a hospital for crops initiated by farmers? If you don’t, you can ...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...
- Mamun Mian transforms his house as nutrition bank (Shoto Bari)
- Nutrition Bank (Shoto Bari) fulfills rural people’s nutrition need
- A dignified farming ensures youth’s involvement
- Tarulata’s initiative affords nutrition for her family members
- 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