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Local knowledge helps us manage knowledge more effectively for the planet and humankind- Paul Sillitoe.

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Professor Paul Sillitoe of Durham University said local knowledge may help us manage knowledge more effectively for the planet and humankind in a conference titled “A Review of how intellectual and methodological debates about Indigenous Knowledge have informed…

Swedish Parliament Members visit BARCIK’s work in Manikgonj

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The Swedish Parliament Members Janes Holm and Nushi Dadgostar and Stockholm County Council Member Mohibul Ezdani Khan visited BARCIK’s works and different programs of Manikganj Zila Parishad at Nayabari village under Baira union in Singair upazila and talked…

Honey collection and biodiversity in the Sunderbans

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PAVEL PARTHA The Sundarbans is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world. The forest covers 10,000km2 of which about 6,000 are in Bangladesh. This forest occupied 4.2 portions of total area of Bangladesh…

Nilima shows us how to adapt to Climate Change

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The hoar area occupies one-sixth of the total lands of Bangladesh. It lies in the northern-eastern side of the country comprising 7 districts and 30 upazillas. The area goes 10 to 15 feet under water in the rainy…

Our seed is our right

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This is the time for which the farmers await with eagerness, with bright hopes! This is the time when farmers want to see the translation of their hard work into reality! It is this time when golden crop…

Diyara youth Association strengthens social cohesion

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Diyara is a small village located in Teligati Union under Netrakona district. The village is quite far away from municipal cities and district towns leading the inhabitants to be deprived from some basic civic rights and facilities compared…

My dream has come true-Moyna Rani Mondal

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In news on October, 2015 “My dream has come true. I have been making sincere effort for a long time to invent an oven which is environment friendly, requires less fuel and comparatively easy to use. The recognition…

Biodiversity conservation is a MUST

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“We collect different foods and livelihood materials from our surrounding biodeversity to uphold our existence. There is an intricate relationship among the ecosystem, processes in environment, wild animals, plants and other living organisms. Bangladesh is a rich country…

“Salinity, Green economy & Grassroots voice

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BARCIK arranged a press conference titled “Salinity, Green economy & Grassroots voice” today (4 June, 2012) in national press club Dhaka. The press conference aimed at depicting the wounds and woes of the farmers in Southern-western coastal areas…

Climate change and the Khasis in Bangladesh

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The Khasis in Bangladesh The Khasi is one of the ethnic communities in Bangladesh living in Bangladesh from the time immemorial. The existence, culture, tradition, customs, language of this community is almost in the last line of marginalization.…