Local farmer turns to cover crops to combat climate change

Local farmer turns to cover crops to combat climate change

BLUFFTON, Ind. (WPTA21) – Farmers have always always adjusted to changing weather conditions over the years. But more extreme weather events are happening more often, forcing them to adapt in new ways. One farmer near Bluffton says that adaption is not only good for the ground, but also helping his farm become more productive–and profitable. […]

Automobile policy introduced to promote local manufacturing

Automobile policy introduced to promote local manufacturing

Star Business Report Wed Sep 22, 2021 09:23 PM Representational image. Reuters file photo “> Representational image. Reuters file photo The government has issued a policy which comes with tax and export incentives to encourage entrepreneurs to establish automobile plants here in Bangladesh. As per the policy issued on September 21,  investors will get the […]

This startup is empowering local farmers

This startup is empowering local farmers

Ifarmer’s Sofol app connects various parts of the company’s operation on a strong data and monitoring infrastructure. Aiming to democratize the agricultural financing and supply chain of Bangladesh, Ifarmer is working to empower local farmers by connecting investors and farmers on their platform.  Ifarmer works to simplify the process of selling food and grains and […]

Ensuring sustainable development at local level

Sustainable development is viewed as a development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It warns negative environmental consequences of economic growth and globalization, and tries to find possible solutions to the problems caused by industrialization and population growth. There are three dimensions […]

Cultivation of local aromatic rice declines in Dinajpur

Cultivation of local aromatic rice declines in Dinajpur

Once Dinajpur was famous for producing different varieties of aromatic rice, but the district’s native varieties have lost their fame to hybrids and BR-34. Because of various difficulties including a lack of modern cultivation methods, shortage of organic fertilisers, scarcity of quality seeds, high production cost and time constraints, the farmers are losing interest in […]

Farmers from across the country attend Big Iron – KVRR Local News

Farmers from across the country attend Big Iron - KVRR Local News

“The big iron is a good way to network with farmers in the North Dakota, Minnesota area. We’ve always had great success meeting with farmers here.” WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Farmers and ag exhibitors throughout the nation are gathering at the 41st annual big iron farm show to learn more about the latest cutting-edge […]

Towards sustainable finance: the global and local imperatives

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Following the global financial crisis of 2009, there has been growing recognition that the financial system must stay grounded and look beyond short-termism. It must be stable, resilient and sustainable in the long run. It must also enable a country’s transition to a low-carbon green economy in the face of increasingly erratic climate change, which […]

Demand for local green malta on the rise

9 fish species on verge of extinction

Fri Sep 10, 2021 12:00 AM A farmer is seen displaying a green malta tree adorned with the highly profitable fruit. Thanks to increased demand and rising local production, native green maltas are beginning to eclipse their foreign counterparts. The photo was taken recently in Lathitila area of Juri upazila in Sylhet’s Moulvibazar district. Photo: […]