Resumption of Russian market holds key to buoying potato price

Resumption of Russian market holds key to buoying potato price

File Photo: Farmers are seen carrying potatoes to sell them at the local market Dhaka Tribune Bangladesh currently exports hardly 3% of its exportable potatoes, losing key export market seven years ago due to quality compromise By most conservative estimates, Bangladesh had an exportable surplus of over two million tons of potatoes in the last […]

Decentralisation is the key

Decentralisation is the key

It is imperative to empower local governments for the proper utilisation of the budget allocated for the victims of climate change, speakers said at a webinar yesterday. They also underscored the need to ensure transparency to check corruption in implementing the projects on climate change. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News […]

  Hydrogen energy could be key to carbon neutrality in China  

Jinmiao Xu and Darshak Mehta   | Published: August 16, 2021 19:49:01 Hydrogen energy is clean and storable with no tailpipe emission except water vapor after combustion. It produces neither carbon dioxide. Unfortunately, most hydrogen energy still produces the carbon dioxide that contributes to climate change. Across the world, more than 95 per cent of […]

Climate change is speeding up, key warming threshold set to be breached by 2030s: Report

Climate change is widespread, rapid and intensifying with some impacts, such as sea level rise, now irreversible over hundreds to thousands of years, the United Nations’ top climate science body said in a major report released on Monday (Aug 9). The report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) comes after a stunning series […]

Key IPCC findings on climate change

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Flames are seen on the side of highway after a bushfire broke out, near St George, Arizona on July 12, 2021 Reuters The world must brace itself for worse — potentially much worse — to come The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s first major scientific assessment since 2014, released on Monday, shows unequivocally that […]

Key UN climate science talks open amid floods, fires

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Flames are seen on the side of highway after a bushfire broke out, near St George, Arizona on July 12, 2021 Reuters Scientists have calculated that greenhouse gas emissions must decline 50% by 2030, and be phased out entirely by 2050 to stay within range of 1.5°C Nearly 200 nations start online negotiations on Monday […]

AI key to Bangladesh’s manufacturing success to overcome 4IR challenges

Online sales of sacrificial animals on Bangladeshi platforms surge

FE REPORT | Published: July 18, 2021 08:47:17 | Updated: July 18, 2021 13:35:09 The government as well as the private sector should take time-befitting measures to align artificial intelligence (AI) in manufacturing and service delivery to cope with the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). Simultaneously, future workforce should be skilled and educated with digital competencies […]

Stress and fatigue ‘key causes’ of agricultural accidents

The study is the first to look at the impact of stress and fatigue on situation awareness and safety in farming

Stress and fatigue have been identified as a key cause of agricultural accidents in the UK, according to new research. The study, by the University of Aberdeen, found that lapses in situation awareness, related to stress and fatigue, were a main contributory factor in farming accidents. Agriculture is the most dangerous industry in the UK, […]

Bangladesh: ICT initiatives playing a key role in tackling Covid

Bangladesh: ICT initiatives playing a key role in tackling Covid

Dhaka — In Bangladesh’s southern Khulna region, a unique cybernetic initiative taken by the district the administration is playing an imperative role in tackling Covid-19. The district is keeping pace with the rest of the country by taking preventive initiatives based on information and communication technology (ICT). Deputy Commissioner (DC) Helal Hossain told: “Ongoing core […]