Solar irrigation system powers vegetable productivity in Cox’s Bazar – Bangladesh

Solar irrigation system powers vegetable productivity in Cox’s Bazar - Bangladesh

Mohammad Islam is growing more vegetables after FAO installed a solar-powered irrigation system. The father-of-three resides Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. He finds great satisfaction in growing nutritious food, and he grows a variety of vegetables and beans, including aubergines, beans, cabbages, varieties of gourd (bitter, bottle and sweet), radishes, red amaranth and tomatoes. “Water […]

Women-led dried fish trade booming in Cox’s Bazar

Fisherwomen are adopting easy and improved fish drying methods to earn consumer trust and premium price in Cox’s Bazar Dhaka Tribune ‘This women-led community approach to hygienic dry fish production could be a role model for empowering marginalized fisherwomen in the region’ Fishers are part of a marginalized community, who live in harsh living conditions […]

Cyclone Yaas: 13 hectares of Jhau garden uprooted in Cox’s Bazar

Thirteen hectares of Jhau garden in Cox’s Bazar was uprooted in tidal surge caused by the recent Cyclone Yaas. Under the influence of Cyclone Yaas, four to five feet high tidal waves hit the Marine drive area. As a result, about three hundred large Jhau trees were uprooted in Kobita Chattar, Diabetic Hospital Point, and […]

Elephant dies after falling off cliff in Cox’s Bazar

Published: April 20, 2021 21:58:32 A female elephant died after falling off a cliff in Panerchhara area of Eidgao range in Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila early Tuesday. Sources at the Forest Department said a group of elephants was crossing the Panerchhara area around 1:00am when one of them slipped and fell on the road below. […]

Elephant dies after falling off cliff in Cox’s Bazar

Published: April 20, 2021 21:58:32 A female elephant died after falling off a cliff in Panerchhara area of Eidgao range in Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila early Tuesday. Sources at the Forest Department said a group of elephants was crossing the Panerchhara area around 1:00am when one of them slipped and fell on the road below. […]

2 dead whales wash up on Cox’s Bazar shore in two days

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Two dead whales which is at least 50 feet long and 10 feet wide and assumably weighs three to four tons, have washed up on Himchhari Beach, Cox’s bazar coastline on Friday April 9, 2021 Dhaka Tribune Officials said the second, much longer whale washed up on Himchhari Beach at around 8.30am on Saturday, just […]

Another whale carcass washes ashore on Cox’s Bazar beach

Another whale carcass washes ashore on Cox’s Bazar beach

Another dead whale washed ashore on Himchori beach in Cox’s Bazar early Saturday morning. Locals spotted the rotten  whale carcass exactly where the first dead giant whale was spotted on Friday. Later, officials of  the District Administration, Forest Department, Department of Environment and  Fisheries Department rushed to the spot and conducted preliminary investigation into the […]

Another dead whale washes up on Cox’s Bazar beach

Published: April 10, 2021 18:41:11 A second dead whale has washed up on the Cox’s Bazar beach in a space of two days — a grim discovery that pulled in crowds of people. The whale found on Saturday was 50 feet long and around 10 feet wide at its belly, according to Sultan Al Nahiyan, […]

Dead whale washes up on Cox’s Bazar beach

Dead whale washes up on Cox’s Bazar beach

Locals informed the Department of Forest and the Department of Environment on seeing the whale at Himchhari on Friday afternoon. “The whale has rotten red and smelt foul,” said Nur Nobi, one of them. It had a large wound in its lower part. The whale’s mouth has melted. There was no effort to recover the […]

Seaweed farming is the new trend in Cox’s Bazar

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Coordinated by Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) and funded by Agricultural Research Foundation, the project will continue till September this year Dhaka Tribune The important vegetable derived from the sea is used as a raw material in various industries, including food, medicine and cosmetics, says an expert Farmers have achieved success while cultivating seaweed in […]