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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…

BIAS’S Short Course

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BIAS (BARCIK Institute of Applied Studies) is going to announce its 2nd professional certificate course entitled   ‘Winter School on: Inter-dependency, Diversity and Development’. Introduction of the Course Development has diverse faces and different orientation, as well as it…

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…

The story of lack of right, lack of recognition

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Western-Southern part of Bangladesh, it is called coastal zone as well. The area is prone to natural disaster due to its geographical location. However, people living in this area inherently possess both firmness character and knowledge to adapt…

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…

Empower Rural Women, End hunger and Poverty

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“About 80% of the total population of Bangladesh live at villages among them 51% is women and 49% men. So, if the women are excluded from the development initiatives real development could hardly be done in the state.…

Biodiversity and livelihood fair

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“If women are given equal opportunity in education and economic activities, they will be able to contribute for the development of the society and will gain much confidence” said an aged man observing the shyness of female kid…

Feeding the World Sustainably

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Shymoly, Ruposree, Pangkaj and some other 2/3 farmers from Baitora village of Manikgonj cordially welcome us and shared their works with us without hesitation! They told us regarding their success in rice breeding, preparation of compost fertilizers and…