By necessity, local farmers grow resilient to climate change |

Libby Reed lines up red cipollini onion starts for planting at Orange Star Farm near Monroe. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

This is the first of two stories about the effects of climate change on farming. Part 2 is coming Monday. SILVANA — In fall 2003, Silvana farmer Spencer Fuentes, who is also a commercial fisherman, was harvesting brine shrimp at the Great Salt Lake. His cellphone rang. His wife wanted to warn him about the […]

Alternative resilient livelihood through fish farming


Bidhan Chandra Das shows his fish he farmed in his own pond. Courtesy How Bidhan Chandra Das became the ‘friend of fish farmer’ in his village Intense and frequent occurrences of cyclone, flood, tidal surge, river erosion, and salinity stress have been rigorously disturbing agriculture, fish cultivation, and livestock rearing in the coastal zone in […]

Building climate resilient agriculture –

Building climate resilient agriculture -

There has been renewed interest and firm international commitment to address the devastating impacts of climate change. The virtual Leaders Summit on Climate hosted by US President Joe Biden last week captured the world’s attention with 40 global leaders participating and Chinese President Xi Jinping and others agreeing to take stronger collective action to address […]

BD taken nature-based solutions for climate resilient development

Says Environment Minister Saleh Ahmed Hossain: Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Md Shahb Uddin said Bangladesh has made commendable efforts to streamline regulatory and institutional settings in realizing the aspiration of environment-friendly development by creating required policies and regulatory frameworks. Bangladesh, an innocent victim of climate change, earnestly strives to shift its vulnerability […]

WB, ADB join forces for a resilient recovery in South Asia


HARTWIG SCHAFER and SHINXIN CHEN | Published: February 05, 2021 11:46:56 | Updated: February 05, 2021 22:56:53 Zahida Bibi feared for her family’s survival when she lost her job as a housekeeper in Islamabad during the Covid-19 outbreak. Zahida’s four children depend on her income – and so does her husband, a cancer patient. Pakistan’s […]