Putting the right food on our plates

Putting the right food on our plates

FOR someone who helped to nourish millions with fish, it is only apt that her favourite food in Penang is the asam laksa. The spicy and sour fish soup with noodles is a go-to dish for nutrition expert Dr Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, who was recently named the 2021 World Food Prize Laureate. “When I go […]

HSBC, Brac Business School presents young talents of Bangladesh with future skills award

Winners of the Business Case Competition 2021 participate in a webinar on May 22, 2021 Courtesy Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) are the champions and IBA, Jahangirnagar University teams secured second and third positions HSBC Bangladesh and Brac Business School in partnership recently organized the finale and award giving ceremony of the “Business Case Competition […]

Government invites design for Bangamata Fazilatunnesa Mujib Award | Weekly Blitz

Government invites design for Bangamata Fazilatunnesa Mujib Award | Weekly Blitz

Bangladesh government has invited the design from the experienced designers for the newly introduced ‘Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib Award’, which will be conferred on five women in different categories every year. In a press release, the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs today requested the interested designers to submit their respective designs to the Executive […]

13 Bangladeshi farmers to get ‘agriculturally important person’ award

Horse-drawn carriages only means of transportation still!

FE Report | Published: March 19, 2021 11:26:11 | Updated: March 19, 2021 19:01:14 First, of its kind in Bangladesh, the government has selected 13 farmers to award ‘Agricultural Important Person (AIP)’ status for their outstanding contributions to the development of the country’s agricultural sector, officials said. To this effect, the ministry of agriculture has […]

Two individuals, one organisation to receive Bangabandhu wildlife conservation award


FE ONLINE REPORT | Published: February 28, 2021 20:51:10 | Updated: February 28, 2021 20:58:50 Two individuals and one organisation have been nominated for the “Bangabandhu Award for Wildlife Conservation 2020” in three categories for their contribution to promote nature and wildlife conservation in the country. The nominations were finalised at a meeting of the […]

Fogarty family celebrates Centennial Farm Award

Fogarty family celebrates Centennial Farm Award

SCHAGHTICOKE – World War I was raging in Europe when John D. Fogarty bought what became a multi-generational farm on the road that would bear his name for $9,300 in 1916. Fogarty’s grandson Bill Fogarty is the third generation to farm the 200 acres on Fogarty Road, first as a dairy farmer then switching to […]

IPM Symposium postpones to 2022, names award winners – Pest Management Professional


LOGO: IPM SYMPOSIUM The 10th International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium, originally planned for March 15-18, 2021, was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is now scheduled for Feb. 28-March 3, 2022. The event is still set to take place at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colo. Organizers of the IPM Symposium named […]

Farmers Weekly Awards 2020: Lifetime Achievement Award – Farmers Weekly

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It is 10 years since His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales launched the Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF). What started as a personal “passion project” has grown in that decade to become one that has benefited thousands in rural communities. The charity provides more than £1m in grant and initiative funding every year, along with […]