Website launched on life, ideals of Latifur Rahman

Website launched on life, ideals of Latifur Rahman

Latifur Rahman’s extraordinary life was exemplified by hard work, humility and honesty. Overcoming untold challenges, he established a successful business group and created two independent reputable media outlets in the country. On the 76th birth anniversary of late Latifur Rahman, the founding chairman of Transcom Group and Mediaster Limited, a website (www.latifurrahman.com) was launched after […]

Countrywide digital cattle market launched, gets good response

Countrywide digital cattle market launched, gets good response

A nationwide digital cattle marketplace was launched on Tuesday ahead of the upcoming Eid-ul Azha under joint management of the ICT Division and the e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB). A total of 1843 online shops and 241 marginal haats (cattle markets) are connected with the marketplace.   The images of over 10 lakh animals have […]

 Digital Haat launched for nationwide Eid cattle trading

 Digital Haat launched for nationwide Eid cattle trading

As many as 241 platforms have joined the marketplace at digitalhaat.net, created in a joint initiative of the fisheries and livestock ministry, ICT Division, e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh with technical help of the a2i programme at the Prime Minister’s Office.   The marketplace was created by expanding the Dhaka city-based digital cattle market. The customers can […]

Food Frontiers Urban Food Systems Innovation Challenge launched by GAIN and UN WFP

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Business Network (SBN) Bangladesh co-convened by Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has launched an innovation challenge for rising youth entrepreneurs to bring disruptive innovation in the urban food system titled as ‘Food Frontiers, Urban Food System Innovation Challenge, 2021’. The application submission will […]

Cash incentives to fisheries, livestock farmers launched

Viral inequality and the farmers' struggle in India

FE REPORT | Published: February 18, 2021 10:43:38 The government on Wednesday launched the disbursement of cash incentives to the fisheries and livestock sector farmers who had incurred financial losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Over 0.48 million farmers will get the money totalling Tk 5.6 billion as incentives (stimulus) to rebuild their farms hit […]

New Global Coalition launched to address impacts of climate change

New Global Coalition launched to address impacts of climate change

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a new international coalition with a number of countries including Bangladesh to tackle the impacts of climate change. Developed by the UK in partnership with Egypt, Bangladesh, Malawi, the Netherlands, Saint Lucia and the United Nations, this new Coalition will work to turn international political commitments made through […]

Book launched to celebrate craftswomen building climate resilience

Global summit to present ‘ambitious’ climate change goals

‘The book tells the tale of 14 female artisans who build resilience to climate change through their art’ With a view to celebrating female artisans who are susceptible to climate change but building resilience to climate change through their artistry, Brac launched a book on Thursday highlighting the stories of 14 craftswomen. The book was […]

‘Reference point’ for Dutch-Bangladesh investment collaboration launched  

Bangladesh, Netherlands eye larger trade, investment ties...

A new study has identified a number of key areas for entrepreneurial engagements between Bangladesh and the Netherlands, to scale up bilateral development cooperation. The Bangladesh Embassy in the Netherlands spearheaded the study “The Netherlands in Bangladesh: Mapping the ground @ 50, Stitching Partnerships”. The report, the first of such production by any Bangladesh mission […]