PM Hasina to global community: Ensure dignified repatriation of Rohingyas

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‘It goes without saying that conflicts among states give rise to intrastate security problems,’ says the premier Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday renewed her call to the global community to ensure the dignified repatriation of Rohingyas as they are posing a big security threat to Bangladesh as well as the region.   “We’ve sheltered […]

US cities put trust in community hubs to counter climate, social shocks

The Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory building in Los Angeles, which the city is seeking to turn into a “resilience hub”. Handout photograph courtesy of the Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory.

That prompted concerns about how the city could effectively respond to any crisis situation, now and in the longer term. Ron Harris, the city’s chief resilience officer, said it had faced challenges to faith in government for some time but now people were paying more attention to the consequences. “When you don’t have that trust, […]

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If you are interested in selling your fresh fruit, produce, organic food, … organized by National Oceanographic and Maritime Institute in Bangladesh. Source link

Gamers Find Community, Appreciation For Agriculture In Farming Simulator

Gamers Find Community, Appreciation For Agriculture In Farming Simulator

Harley Hand often starts his day by getting in a combine and heading out to one of his fields — but it’s not a real combine, field or farm. He is one of several people who make a living playing the game Farm Simulator and streaming the game on platforms including Facebook, YouTube and Twitch. […]

Bhindranwale to farmers, Indian exploitation of Sikh community | The Express Tribune

June brings back painful memories of 1984 and the so-called Operation Blue Star when the legendary Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale was assassinated by the Indian army after the desecration of Akal Takht. Bhindranwale’s legend has not only lived on but has become a source of strength for Sikhs globally and in India. Bhindranwale’s epic struggle […]

Growing community supported agriculture | Hometown Focus | Northland news & stories

 

Audio Articles on Hometown Focus is sponsored by Clarity Hearing Center!   I’ve written about CSA farms before, but just as a refresher, CSA stands for community supported agriculture. It’s an arrangement where folks buy a share of farm produce from a local farmer up front, paid before the growing season begins, and they receive […]

Local community participation in climate change mitigation paramount: Minister

Local community participation in climate change mitigation paramount: Minister

Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin has pointed out that climate change is one of the biggest challenges to Bangladesh becoming the 25th largest economically prosperous country in the world by 2050. “It is said that Bangladesh’s economy is more at risk to climate change than any country,” he said at the […]

Local community participation in climate change mitigation paramount: Minister

Local community participation in climate change mitigation paramount: Minister

Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin has pointed out that climate change is one of the biggest challenges to Bangladesh becoming the 25th largest economically prosperous country in the world by 2050. “It is said that Bangladesh’s economy is more at risk to climate change than any country,” he said at the […]

ED: Untapped opportunities

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Covid-19 has also taken global attention away from the climate change crisis, which is only getting worse The current global pandemic has led to increased uncertainty and concern surrounding the climate crisis. Many have welcomed the drop in carbon emissions during the first few months of lockdown last year, and subsequently hailed the virus as […]

50 years of independence: Int’l community lauds Bangladesh’s remarkable progress

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Bangladesh’s Permanent Mission to the UN celebrates golden jubilee of independence Representatives of the UN and its member states have lauded the remarkable progress of Bangladesh saying it has made tremendous strides over the past five decades and become a development miracle. They came up with the recognition during the celebration of the Golden Jubilee […]