“We have lost everything due to cyclone Sidr and cyclone Aila. At first, Sidr destroyed our tiny house that was built on an embankment. After that, we constructed a small home on a comparatively high land. But Aila swept it away,’’ says Pervin, a climate victim based in Patuakhali, a southern city of Bangladesh.
Galachipa, an offshore valley in the southern part of Bangladesh, often faces natural hazards like flood, river erosion, and tidal surges. They were used to with such acts of nature until 2007 when a devastating cyclone, named Sidr, has swept the area along with many other villages in the south that killed up to 10,000 […]
Agricultural productions have been increased in the southern part of Bangladesh. Rice productions, in particular, have been increased by two percent in the last four years.
During the end of last fiscal year, we have seen huge gap between GDP target and actual achievement, declining inflation rate, increasing export, growing foreign exchange reserve, declining subsidy requirement, high interest government deficit financing,
Anwar Hossain (58, Farmer, Choknona, Raninagar, Naogaon) had come to a local rice mill with two maunds (80 kilograms) of paddy for his family’s consumption. He sat outside the mill as the power was out. The harvest has been good but Anwar is still worried about meeting the costs of one of his daughters’ marriage. […]