China slams US sanctions on Iran as 25-year cooperation agreement launched

Mustard cultivation exceeds target in Tangail, Jamalpur

Published: January 15, 2022 14:28:49 | Updated: January 15, 2022 18:42:49 China reaffirmed its opposition to unilateral sanctions by the United States against Iran as the Chinese and Iranian foreign ministers announced the launch of a 25-year cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening economic and political ties. In a meeting on Friday in the city of […]

Govt plans massive mangrove forestry to protect wildlife

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Published: January 14, 2022 16:52:27 The government has taken a plan to create mangrove forestry in 17,000 hectors of land during 2021-22 to 2023-24 fiscal aiming to protect and preserve forestry and wildlife, according to an official document. Besides, an updated version of Climate Fiscal Framework will be published in line with Bangladesh Delta Plan […]

Climate Smart Agriculture comes as farming model

Mustard cultivation exceeds target in Tangail, Jamalpur

FE REPORT | Published: January 14, 2022 08:49:41 Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) comes as a farming model for sustainable agricultural production system aimed at food security even during climatic calamities in eight countries, including Bangladesh. Officials said the D-8 grouping adopted a proposal on introduction of the CSA model in the developing eight economies. Bangladesh […]

Call for building resilient infrastructures in Bangladesh

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FE REPORT | Published: January 13, 2022 09:25:29 Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday underscored the need for building resilient infrastructure in the country as the climate change impact affects Bangladesh’s overall socio-economic development seriously. Highlighting on the financing gap between the funds mobilised and required every year, they also said public-private partnership model could […]

1743 sq km of Bay of Bengal declared as protected area to conserve biodiversity

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FE ONLINE REPORT | Published: January 12, 2022 20:10:45 The government has declared 1743 square kilometres of the Bay of Bengal, adjacent to St. Martin Island, as a protected area to prevent biodiversity loss. “1743 sq km of the Bay of Bengal area adjacent to St. Martin Island in addition to the previously declared 590 […]

Taliban paying in wheat as Afghan economic crisis deepens

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Published: January 12, 2022 10:34:43 | Updated: January 12, 2022 16:01:45 The Taliban administration said on Tuesday it was expanding its ‘food for work’ programme, in which it uses donated wheat to pay thousands of public sector employees instead of cash as a financial crisis intensifies. Wheat, largely donated by India to the previous US-backed […]

Dependency on borrowed money for implementing development projects not good: Zaidi Sattar

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FE ONLINE REPORT | Published: January 11, 2022 19:21:58 | Updated: January 12, 2022 08:49:10 A senior economist has suggested reducing over-dependence on borrowed money for implementing the development budget, terming it a bad sign for the economy. “All the annual development programmes that are prepared by the ministry of planning are funded with borrowed […]

Gloomy outlook for global recovery, World Economic Forum survey finds

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Published: January 11, 2022 16:53:28 | Updated: January 11, 2022 19:17:53 Only one in 10 World Economic Forum members surveyed expects the global recovery to accelerate over the next three years, a poll of nearly 1,000 business, government and academic leaders found, with only one in six optimistic about the world outlook, reports Reuters. Climate […]

Bangladesh Bank issues new CSR guideline

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FE REPORT | Published: January 11, 2022 08:59:33 | Updated: January 11, 2022 14:07:28 The central bank issued a new guideline on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on Monday, focusing more on healthcare and environment issues, to help ensure the country’s sustainable development. All the scheduled banks and non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) are allowed to expend […]