Master the role of researcher on your farm

Cornfield

Civilization is built upon agriculture, and the farmer’s role as researcher has always been central to its success. Take corn, for instance. No one really knows how this most important grain developed. It’s been with us for thousands of years. The prevailing theory is that it was developed from a wild grass called teosinte long […]

Bangladesh’s remarkable development journey: Government had an important role too

Bangladesh’s remarkable development journey: Government had an important role too

This year, as Bangladesh celebrates the 50th anniversary of its independence, a plethora of writings have tried to explain its remarkable transformation from a country known for famines and natural disasters to one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. The narratives repeat the same themes, i.e., Bangladesh’s impressive performance on several social indicators, the […]

ECB to announce revamped inflation target, climate role

ECB to announce revamped inflation target, climate role

Reuters, Frankfurt Fri Jul 9, 2021 01:03 AM The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany. Photo: REUTERS/FILE “> The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany. Photo: REUTERS/FILE The European Central Bank was to announce the outcome on Thursday of an 18-month strategy review, redefining a inflation target […]

Bangladesh: ICT initiatives playing a key role in tackling Covid

Bangladesh: ICT initiatives playing a key role in tackling Covid

Dhaka — In Bangladesh’s southern Khulna region, a unique cybernetic initiative taken by the district the administration is playing an imperative role in tackling Covid-19. The district is keeping pace with the rest of the country by taking preventive initiatives based on information and communication technology (ICT). Deputy Commissioner (DC) Helal Hossain told: “Ongoing core […]

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 […]

PM Hasina seeks G20 nations’ ‘key role’ to stop carbon emission

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the inaugural day of the two-day ‘Foreign Policy Virtual Climate Summit’ in a recorded speech on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 PID Strict execution of the Paris Agreement is the only way to check global carbon emission and thereby global warming, Sheikh Hasina says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday sought […]

Covid Pandemic: PM for stronger role of developed nations

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday sought a stronger role of the developed world and the development partners in attaining quick recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Delivering her recorded statement aired in the 77th Session of the UN-ESCAP, she placed a four-point proposal in this regard. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News […]

Climate change: Biden’s administration urged to take genuine leadership role

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The youth climate group welcomed Biden administration to rejoin to Paris Agreement and the decision to invite the Bangladesh prime minister to join the Leaders’ Summit on Climate later this month A group of young climate activists in Bangladesh have urged the US President Joe Biden’s administration to take the genuine leadership role in global […]