Bayer’s initiative to improve income of smallholder farmers through sustainable agricultural practices can be a model for Bangladesh

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Bayer is supporting women empowerment through creating female agri entrepreneurs in rural Bangladesh Bayer, together with International Finance Corporation and Netafim launched the Better Life Farming Alliance in 2018 Climate change has been a contentious topic at the global stage since the beginning of the century. While there has been a divide in terms of […]

Nationwide initiative a must: speakers

Introducing a national initiative regarding health insurance coverage for readymade garment workers and wage earners of other sectors, in collaboration with government and private entities, is crucial, said Md Mujibul Huq MP, chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee for Labour and Employment Ministry, yesterday. He also asked the public insurance companies to offer health insurance […]

Oregon Dairy Farmers Oppose Initiative Petition 13

Oregon Dairy Farmers Oppose Initiative Petition 13

Initiative Petition 13 (IP13), a draft ballot titled the Abuse, Neglect and Assault Exemption Modification and Improvement, was filed in November by David Michelson, a Portland animal rights activist. After verifying nearly 1,100 sponsorship signatures, it was released last month by the Oregon Elections Division. If passed by voters, most exceptions for farming, along with […]

FAO And Lao People’s Democratic Republic Move Forward With Hand-in-Hand Initiative

Agricultural Sustainability Into The Future

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 6:07 amPress Release: FAO FAO and Lao People’s Democratic Republic move forward with Hand-in-Hand Initiative to accelerate resource partnerships for sustainable agriculture and rural development 12/05/2021, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic — The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry has welcomed international support to accelerate the country’s sustainable agriculture and rural development […]

Initiative taken to promote clean Dhaka rivers

A new anti-pollution advocacy project called “Promoting Democratic Governance and Collective Advocacy for Environmental Protection in Dhaka City” has been launched developed by Waterkeepers Bangladesh Consortium in collaboration with Counterpart International. The project is co-funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the UK’s Foreign Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO) and is designed […]

Mosquito infestation is on the rise: The initiative is urgent now

Mosquito infestation is on the rise: The initiative is urgent now

Mosquito infestation has increased in the capital in recent times. But no significant steps have yet been taken to stop mosquito breeding.  Mosquitoes are one of the most feared insects in the world. Mosquitoes carry viruses and bacteria and spread them through their bites. About three and a half thousand species of mosquitoes have been […]

Climate-smart wheat initiative rekindles hope

Climate-smart wheat initiative rekindles hope

Bangladesh has seen an alarming drop in its wheat production in the last 20 years, and has to import around six million tons per year to meet the nationwide demand, which makes it one of the top five wheat-importing nations in the world Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune Warmer winter, shrinking acreage result in Bangladesh’s decreasing […]