Bangladesh should focus on climate finance, migration at Leaders’ Summit: experts

Bangladesh needs to focus on keeping the global temperature rise to 1.5 degree Celsius, climate funding, technology transfer, and rehabilitating the climate migrants, at the Leaders’ Summit on Climate to be held on April 22-23, said leading climate experts and policymakers today. At the same time, Bangladesh also needs to focus on the damages being […]

How ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ will boost agricultural productivity: Experts discuss at WEF summit

How 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' will boost agricultural productivity: Experts discuss at WEF summit

In a bid to boost agricultural productivity, several countries across the world are implementing Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies and digital solutions for smallholder farmers. Speaking at the Global Technology Governance Summit organised by the World Economic Forum, Jayesh Ranjan, Telangana principal secretary (Industries and Commerce), said the state was using 4IR technologies to double […]

Protect smallholding farmers to build decent Bangladesh: experts

Protect smallholding farmers to build decent Bangladesh: experts

The reformation of agriculture must begin with creating an agricultural system in which smallholding farmers will easily survive beside big farm holders, agriculturists and economists said at a webinar on Saturday. Warning that technological efficiency of smallholding farmers was decreasing in Bangladesh, they said that the disappearance of these farmers may not help build a […]

Experts review remedies as soil health declines in Barind region

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The training titled-Utilization of Updated Upazila Land and Soil Resource Guide, is organized by the Regional office of the Soil Resource Development Institute BSS The training titled “Utilization of Updated Upazila Land and Soil Resource Guide” was organized by the Regional office of the Soil Resource Development Institute (SRDI) under the Strengthening of Soil Resource […]

Experts discuss opportunities post-Covid | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Timely measures taken by Pakistan government including providing construction incentives, 10-billion-tree tsunami, etc, have played a crucial role in combating Covid-19, said Ambassador of Pakistan to China Moinul Haque. Speaking at a webinar on “Post-Covid Global Investment Climate and Opportunities for Pakistan”, he said that the economy was showing signs of improvement as the […]

Experts: Wheat farming can mitigate non-conventional stress on environment

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Bangladesh produces hardly 1.2 million tons of wheat against the demand of around seven million tons annually Substantial and sustainable expansion of wheat farming can mitigate the existing stress on the environment in the high Barind tract, as wheat is an environment-friendly crop, scientists and researchers have said.  Time has come to enhance acreage of […]

Experts for more policy support to boost job creation, production

Mishandling of COVID-19 may cause large-scale hunger: discussion

Economists and experts on Tuesday said that increased support to boost production and employment generation was important to fight the COVID-19 fallout but the country had failed to attract the required investment for lack of investors’ confidence. At a webinar on ‘Current State and Future Outlook of Bangladesh Economy: Private Sector Perspective (July-December FY2020-21)’ organised […]

Experts recommend Bangladesh’s use of global LNG glut

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FE REPORT | Published: February 08, 2021 09:01:31 | Updated: February 08, 2021 11:17:07 The world is passing a golden age of natural gas, and countries like Bangladesh can make the best use of global LNG (liquefied natural gas) surplus to further make electricity generation and distribution affordable, speakers at a virtual media conference said. […]

Northern region witnesses atypical weather due to climate change: Experts

Northern region witnesses atypical weather due to climate change: Experts

Country’s northern districts are witnessing abnormal weather with sharp falls of temperatures on Sunday morning and rise again in the afternoon almost daily with a bit exception in the on-going winter season . Experts and environmentalists said such behavioural change in the weather has been taking paces due to adverse impacts of climate change and […]

Experts: Pandemic may fuel human trafficking for years

Dhaka Tribune hosted a webinar organized by USAID on Saturday  The devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy may fuel human trafficking in the years to come, speakers at a webinar have said. The pandemic is driving more people into poverty and there is a high possibility that human traffickers will take […]