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...
Let the farmers determine the price of agricultural products
By: Ferdous Ahmed Uzzal, from Dhaka: ‘Generally producers determined the price for their products but unfortunately the prices of agricultural products are not fixed by the farmers. As a result, farmers are being deprived to get a fair price for their produce. During Covid-19 pandemic in order ...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...
The villagers made the road voluntarily
By Asim Kumar Sorkar, from Rajshahi Voluntary participation of community people in any development initiative can always play a vital role for its success. Although, participation could varies from one community to another and country to country. Community of Khariakandi Villagers of Rishikul ...Continue Reading...
The green initiative of old couple in Haor area
Ohidur Rahaman from Nethrokona Due to geographical location, the people of Haor area have been upholding their existence and getting survived fighting with all natural adversities and disasters from the time immemorial. These food warriors have to face problems like drought, flood, advance ...Continue Reading...
Excessive soil salinity forced farmers back to agriculture in coastal areas
By: Mofizur Rahman and Bablu Joarder from Satkhira Export oriented Shrimp cultivation has shifted livelihood and farming pattern as well as displaced a large number of peasants in coastal Satkhira district. The unplanned and chaotic encroachment of the rural agricultural landscape by the shrimp ...Continue Reading...
Peanut cultivation in new emerged lands
By Sattranjan Saha and Mukter Hossein The Padma river flows above Harirampur upazila. Due to river erosion every year, many arable lands get disappeared into the river. On the other hand, due the change in the water flow of the river sometimes small new lands get emerged helping farmers to see ...Continue Reading...
Farmer’s Seeds Bank and Agricultural Hospitals
Bahlul Karim from Satkhira Unique banks and hospital have been developed at Tujulpur of Satkhira Sadar upazila. The farmers’ seed bank is maintained by the farmers keeping different types of crops and medicinal seeds and agricultural equipment used by the farmers. On the other hand, the ...Continue Reading...
Wetland areas need to be preserved
Ismot Jerin from Rajshashi The bay flows through the heart of Godagari Upazila, Gogram Union Parishad of Varendra. Everyone calls it Gogram Bay. The farmers grow their crops from the water of this Bay; the fishermen catch delicious local fish. A variety of aquatic life form flourishes of the ...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