Climate Challenge: Kerry due Friday to have discussions with Bangladesh

Climate Challenge: Kerry due Friday to have discussions with Bangladesh

John Kerry, the United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, is scheduled to arrive here on Friday on a brief visit during which Bangladesh will convey its priority issues on the climate front. Kerry, now in India on a four-day visit, will hand over the US President’s invitation to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in person […]

Environment minister: Climate change is a big challenge for economic growth

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Knowledge sharing workshop of the ICBAAR project at a hotel in Dhaka on Sunday, 28 March 2021 Courtesy The minister said Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has taken initiatives for green budget for all the ministries in Bangladesh The Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Md Shahab Uddin has pointed out that […]

Illegal soil mining is Feni’s biggest challenge

Illegal soil mining is Feni's biggest challenge

Illegal soil extraction continues unabated in two upazilas of Feni district — Sadar and Shonagazi — posing serious threat to farmlands in the vicinity, despite nation-wide restrictions on the practice. Residents of several villages in these two upazilas are worried over the plunder of soil and claim that their repeated complaints to the authorities concerned […]

Soy Innovation Challenge winners deliver next-generation ag technologies 

Soy Innovation Challenge winners deliver next-generation ag technologies 

The Yield Lab Institute, in partnership with the United Soybean Board (USB), Syngenta, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and the ICL Group, have announced the winners of the Soy Innovation Challenge. Seven finalists were selected from nearly 90 worldwide applicants. These ag-tech start-ups and teams offered solutions across a wide range of specialized fields, ranging from land stewardship […]