Biden executive order promotes competition in agriculture and food is a good first step

Biden executive order promotes competition in agriculture and food is a good first step

Earlier this month, President Biden issued an executive order that takes significant action to reduce the trend of corporate consolidation, increase competition, and deliver concrete benefits to America’s consumers, workers, farmers and small businesses. The Missouri Rural Crisis Center, a statewide farm and rural membership organization representing the interests of independent family farms and rural […]

National Housing Finance gets new MD

National Housing Finance gets new MD

Star Business Report Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:00 AM Mohammad Shamsul Islam “> Mohammad Shamsul Islam The National Housing Finance and Investments yesterday witnessed the appointment of a new managing director for three years.  The appointee, Mohammad Shamsul Islam, had already been serving as additional managing director since February 2021, says a press release. For […]

Democratization and other needs in climate finance for adaptation capacity

Both national and international climate funds need to be facilitated in such a way that they can address the priority actions in the adaptation scenario Adaptive Capacity is a crucial initiative for extreme climate-vulnerable countries like Bangladesh. The adaptive capacity has been made improved by the scenario of high climate change uncertainty. (Eakin, 2006). An […]

PM Hasina to open V20 Finance Summit Thursday

File photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses while launching the newly constructed 14-storey Dak Bhaban, the administrative headquarters of the Directorate of Posts, in Dhaka’s Agargaon area, virtually from Ganabhaban on Thursday, May 27, 2021 PID At present, the Vulnerable 20 membership extends to 48 countries Bangladesh will host the first-ever virtual V20 Climate Vulnerables […]

PM to open V20 Finance Summit Thursday

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, currently the Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), will open the V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit virtually on Thursday.  Heads of state and government, G20 and major International Financial Institutions, including Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres will join the summit scheduled to be held from 7.30-9.50pm. Finance […]

PM to open V20 Finance Summit Thursday

PM to open V20 Finance Summit Thursday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, currently the Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), will open the V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit virtually on Thursday.  Heads of state and government, G20 and major International Financial Institutions, including Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres will join the summit scheduled to be held from 7.30-9.50pm. Read: […]

Sustainable finance presents Bangladesh with verdant possibilities

With its geography largely consisting of low-lying delta plains and its high-density population, Bangladesh is exceptionally vulnerable to climate change. It is ranked as one the seventh most vulnerable countries in the Global Climate Risk Index (CRI). The Bangladesh government has taken a wide range of measures to combat the effects of climate change and […]

Rotary improving lives, conditions in Bangladesh

Rotary improving lives, conditions in Bangladesh

After helping provide water and sanitary sewage services to a pair of villages in Bangladesh, the Penticton Sunrise Rotary Club is going back for more. The club announced this week it has received a $58,000 grant through the Rotary Foundation to take on a new project in the poverty-stricken villages of Bariasoni and Yesufganj, which […]

Business News

Business News

Conservation, grasslands signups offered The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently set a July 23 deadline for agricultural producers and landowners to apply for the Conservation Reserve Program General signup 56. USDA’s Farm Service Agency also will accept applications for Conservation Reserve Program Grasslands from July 12 to Aug. 20. The USDA updated both signup options […]

Bangladesh to host V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit in July

Bangladesh to host V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit in July

The government of Bangladesh has announced it will host the first ever virtual V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit on July 8. The Summit will feature Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, heads of state from Climate Vulnerable Forum member countries, and V20 or the twenty most vulnerable countries’ finance ministers, to mobilize significantly more robust economic and […]