Forest management in Bangladesh: loopholes and inadequacies

Forest management in Bangladesh: loopholes and inadequacies

Forests contribute to the economy and maintain ecological stability. Despite being a selfless auxiliary, forests in Bangladesh have been depleted and degraded in volume and area over the years. Among the multiple factors behind this impropriety with the forests, some are- migrants who decided to move to the forests due to the problems in their […]

Towards an Ecosystems Approach to Fisheries Management Along the Bengal Coast | ORF

Towards an Ecosystems Approach to Fisheries Management Along the Bengal Coast | ORF

Introduction The turbulent waters of the Bay of Bengal (BoB) regularly witness natural calamities, particularly cyclones. It is thus a permanent sink for public funding for the BoB littorals to mitigate crisis situations that require humanitarian response. At the same time, however, the sea holds promise for the prosperity and growth of the region, particularly […]

Environment ministry urges proper management of animal waste on Eid-ul-Azha

Environment ministry urges proper management of animal waste on Eid-ul-Azha

The Environment, Forests and Climate Change Ministry has requested all government and non-government organisations and all concerned to take steps for proper management of animal waste on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. The request was made at a virtual inter-ministerial meeting on sacrificial animal waste management held today with Environment, Forests and Climate Change Secretary Md […]

What role do forests play for natural flood management in the UK?

What role do forests play for natural flood management in the UK?

Credit: Bangor University The authors specifically looked at four different woodland types: catchment, cross-slope, floodplain, and riparian, to determine the relative merits of each type and their effectiveness in mitigating flood risk. They found that while there is good understanding of the processes involved and some evidence that carefully planned and managed woodland can mitigate […]

Intensive water management in California promotes ‘live fast, die young’ cycle in floodplain forests

Riparian community woodlands along the lower Tuolumne River near Merced, California. The dry grassland in the background indicates the semi-arid conditions and drought environment. Credit: JOHN STELLA, ESF Woodlands along streams and rivers are an important part of California’s diverse ecology. They are biodiversity hotspots, providing various ecosystem services including carbon sequestration and critical habitat for […]

Tidal river management: Indigenous technology for saving coastal ecosystems

The Southwestern coastal region of Bangladesh has been marked as a critical disaster hotspot. This region includes four districts—Khulna, Satkhira, Bagerhat and Jessore—which have high concentrations of rivers and canals, forming a dynamic coastal ecosystem. The coastal ecological system is changing more rapidly than before due to different cross-cutting social, political and natural factors. Prolonged […]

Farm Management Software Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 – 2026)

Farm Management Software Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

New York, May 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Farm Management Software Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 – 2026)” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06074761/?utm_source=GNW Hence, the farm management software industry is playing a critical role to cater to the unprecedented situation caused by COVID-19 by providing predictive analytics […]

WorldFish to improve harvest management by procuring 160,000kg fish

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The project “Feed the Future” works for the betterment of poor fish farmers as well as the betterment of the aquaculture industry of Bangladesh WorldFish has initiated the process of procuring 160,000kg of fish from farmers in Farmer-to-Farmer (FtF) zones as part of its response to poor harvest management amid Covid-19. The target is the […]

Farmers in trouble without water management facilities in Khulna

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Vast tracts of land remain underwater for the most part of the year in Baka village of Paikgachha upazila in Khulna Dhaka Tribune It is high time the Kopotakkho River was dredged and brought back to life, says a worried local resident Farmers of Baka village in Khulna’s Paikgachha upazila have been experiencing year-round instances […]