Rwanda: Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Rwanda: Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Many perceive farming to be laborious work, however Jimmy Ntambala, a 33-year-old who founded Kingdom Farms, it’s not so. He has taken up farming which he terms ‘cool’. “My kind of farming is a cool activity. By the time you keep thinking about where to grow your crops, your brain and body function better,” Ntambala […]

Government clears 1,400C project for 30 modern silos

Government clears 1,400C project for 30 modern silos

More silos to be constructed to facilitate the country’s farmers, says Planning Minister MA Mannan The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved a Tk1,400 crore project to construct 30 modern silos, aiming to increase the overall paddy storage capacity by 150,000 metric tons in the country. The approval came from […]

Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Modern farmer on promoting ‘cool’ farming in Kigali

Many perceive farming to be laborious work, however Jimmy Ntambala, a 33-year-old who founded Kingdom Farms, it’s not so. He has taken up farming which he terms as ‘cool’. “My kind of farming is a cool activity. By the time you keep thinking about where to grow your crops, your brain and body function better. […]

Modern technology promotes SME farmers in Rajshahi

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Iblul Hassan is one among many others who have founded themselves as successful entrepreneurs in the fields of quality seed productions Iblul Hassan, 40, has become a successful small and medium entrepreneur (SME) farmer after using the best of modern farming technologies. A resident of Kakonhat area under Godagari upazila in the district, Hassan has […]

Modern dairy farmers have to wear many hats

Modern dairy farmers have to wear many hats

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a series of columns to run weekly highlighting the area’s agricultural community. My name is Nicholas Finn, and I am a 25 year old, fourth generation American dairy farmer. Dairy farming has been and will continue to be not only my profession, but my lifestyle. It is a […]

Roadmap for a modern agriculture of natural blessings

Horse-drawn carriages only means of transportation still!

Bangladesh in 2071 Hossain Mohammed Omar Khayum and Shinya Nishimura | Published: March 28, 2021 17:50:34 After making remarkable progress in the past few decades, Bangladesh is faced with the unforeseen challenge of the Covid-19, like all other countries, but the pandemic hit the economy the moment the nation was set to celebrate the 50th […]

Antimicrobial agents may endanger all advances of modern medicine: Hasina

Antimicrobial agents may endanger all advances of modern medicine: Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged global leaders to promote and ensure rational antimicrobial agents in human health, livestock, fisheries and agricultural sectors as the silently emerging antimicrobial resistance (AMR) could endanger all the significant advances of modern medicine. “Though the World Health Assembly resolution of 1998 decided to fight against this resistance, we’re […]