Mega project in the offing to boost Hilsa production

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Government is exporting around 4,600 tons of ilish to India through 115 firms this year The government has planned to implement a mega project worth Tk247 crore to increase availability of ilish or Hilsa, which will eventually help reduce its price. Bangladesh produces the highest number of ilish in the world – more than 80%. […]

Suhrawardy Udyan – Govt can implement project protecting environment: HC

The article 18A of the constitution and the spirit of the 2009 High Court verdict must be maintained in implementing the construction project. HC bench The High Court yesterday observed that the government can implement construction project in Suhrawardy Udyan, protecting the environment and historical elements. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google […]

Alaska watershed to be protected from mine project?

Published: September 10, 2021 08:44:03 The Biden administration said on Thursday it will re-launch a process that could permanently protect a vital Alaskan watershed from the development of the contentious Pebble Mine project https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-alaska-pebblemine/u-s-rejects-permit-for-alaskas-pebble-mine-company-vows-appeal-idUSKBN2852XM that has been pursued for more than a decade. The Department of Justice asked in an Alaska federal district court filing […]

Bangladesh blockchain project shows promise

Bangladesh blockchain project shows promise

The project, which was undertaken by ByteAlly Software, in partnership with Bangladesh Aquaculture Activity (BAA), aims to create a traceable environment by gathering market-relevant data from all aquaculture supply chain participants using mobile and web applications. According to the Chennai-based firm, blockchain technology can instill consumers’ trust in the aquaculture value chain by capturing necessary […]

Govt implementing project to extract marine fisheries – The Daily Industry

Staff Correspondent: Marine fisheries have a huge role to play in the development of blue economy. “We need to export resources to revive the economy. For this we have to develop blue economy and marine fisheries can play a huge role in this regard,” Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim said yesterday.The minister was […]

Bid for redoing railway’s Akhaura-Sylhet corridor upgrading project

MUNIMA SULTANA | Published: August 28, 2021 10:58:44 A donor-financed project for converting Akhaura-Sylhet railway corridor, which also connects Dhaka and Chattogram, to dual-gauge track has long been laid off and a bid is now underway to redo it. Official sources said the conversion scheme was taken up to upgrade the section to dual-gauge single-line […]

ED: Protect the Sundarbans at all cost

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Freshwater ponds in the Sundarbans have become salinated after tidal surges flooded most parts of the mangrove forest with seawater in the aftermath of Cyclone Yaas Dhaka Tribune We cannot let one of our national treasures be destroyed One of the cornerstones of Bangladesh’s natural resources — the Sundarbans — has been a boon for […]

Red tapes holding back the much-hyped Sundarbans conservation project

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An Ecnec meeting set December 31, 2024 as the deadline to complete the project, at its last meeting on January 5 Even seven months after its approval, red tapes are holding back a much-hyped government project aimed at the sustainable conversation of the world’s largest mangrove forest. Tk1.5billion worth Sundarbans Conservation project got the go-ahead […]

China-Pakistan Economic corridor: why should Bangladesh utilize the connectivity project | By MD Pathik Hasan, Dhaka – Pakistan Observer

China-Pakistan Economic corridor: why should Bangladesh utilize the connectivity project Bangladesh has ensured its remarkable achievements by expanding its textile and garment industry. Its apparel sector is booming day by day. The main export of Bangladesh is its garments. So it is easy to say that Bangladesh needs cotton. But the production of cotton is […]

Chattogram City’s CRB Area: Citizens resist hospital project on green space

Chattogram City’s CRB Area: Citizens resist hospital project on green space

They say construction would harm environment; railway staff protest displacement; legal notice served on BR Thu Jul 15, 2021 12:00 AM Century-old trees at CRB area, the designated site for constructing a new hospital and medical college, are the focus for those protesting the initiative. They are worried that the trees might be felled during […]