Young farmer wows all with Middle Eastern date cultivation

Young farmer wows all with Middle Eastern date cultivation

In 2017, Rubel brought 1.5 bighas of land under date palm cultivation with 830 saplings UNB After 18 months, date flowers started blooming and I felt like winning a war, said Rubel Obaidul Islam Rubel, in his mid-30s, did not achieve his success in Saudi date farming overnight. He had to work hard towards his […]

Chapainawabganj’s young date farmer defeats negativity

Chapainawabganj’s young date farmer defeats negativity

Obaidul Islam Rubel, in his mid-30s, did not achieve his success in Saudi date farming overnight. He had to work hard towards his lofty dream as he was discouraged by all – neighbours, relatives and friends. “Everybody, except my father, discouraged me saying Saudi dates are unlikely to be produced in Bangladesh’s soil, and that […]

‘We need to foster policy literacy in young people’

INTERVIEW In conversation with Farah Kabir, Country Director, ActionAid Bangladesh Fri Sep 10, 2021 12:00 AM Farah Kabir. Photo: Courtesy “> Farah Kabir. Photo: Courtesy What has been the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people in education? There is no one “young people”. In this country, we have young people from various backgrounds, […]

She’s green. She’s young. And she wants to change Germany.

She’s green. She’s young. And she wants to change Germany.

Annalena Baerbock, the Green Party candidate for chancellor, is asking Germans to do just that. To imagine a country powered entirely by renewable energy. To imagine a relatively unknown and untested 40-year-old as their next chancellor. To imagine her party, which has never before run Germany, leading the government after next month’s election. “This election […]

Danae Yount and Cherie Steinmetz, young growers from the Yakima Valley, Washington

Danae Yount and Cherie Steinmetz, young growers from the Yakima Valley, Washington

family background / Cherie and Danae are new tree fruit growers with their brothers, Trevor and Taylor Perrault. Both graduated from Central Washington University and are daughters of Tina and Tim Perrault. age/ Danae (on left), 36, and Cherie, 35grower/ Yakima Valley, Washingtoncrops/ Stone fruit and cherriesbusiness/ Lateral Roots Farm How did you get your […]

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 […]

Young entrepreneur gets success in foreign variety of mango farming

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

OUR CORRESPONDENT | Published: June 17, 2021 10:37:44 Mofizur Rahman Mafi, a young entrepreneur, has succeeded in cultivating foreign varieties of mangoes commercially in Faridpur. The world’s most expensive mango Miyazaki or sun-egg is also in Mafi’s garden. The entrepreneur got success in the first year of his farming. Apart from sun-eggs, there are mangoes […]

Technological advances in animal health can support young farmers with ecological practices

Technological advances in animal health can support young farmers with ecological practices

For many decades, policies for agriculture, research and development, education and training, and consumer demands have influenced the use of technology in farming as well as farm practices.  Roxane Feller is the Secretary-General of AnimalhealthEurope. Previously farmers looked to new technologies and other innovations as a way to reduce costs and increase farm efficiencies. That […]

Organic lychee farming yields success for young Jamalpur farmer

Organic lychee farming yields success for young Jamalpur farmer

Selim’s orchard currently has 120 lychee trees and lychees from his orchard are sold in different parts of the country including Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna and Sylhet Dhaka Tribune Selim says if weather permits he will be able to earn Tk4 lakh from his lychee orchard this season Instead of chasing lucrative jobs upon completing his […]