Fish eggs return to Bangladesh’s Halda River following conservation efforts

Fish eggs return to Bangladesh’s Halda River following conservation efforts

The Halda River, considered the world’s only natural gene bank for several pure Indian carp species, as well as home to dozens of endangered Ganges River dolphins, has made a comeback after fish eggs all but disappeared from the river several years ago. Historical records say around 4,000 kilograms (8,818 pounds) of fish eggs could […]

John Kerry admires Bangladesh’s climate change adaptation, mitigation efforts | UNB

John Kerry admires Bangladesh’s climate change adaptation, mitigation efforts | UNB

US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry has applauded Bangladesh for its ambitious climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives, despite being traditionally an insignificant emitter. His appreciation came in a recent letter to Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. In the letter dated October 13, 2022, Kerry also highlighted a number of Biden administration’s […]

Proud to contribute to Bangladesh’s food security efforts: Canadian envoy

Proud to contribute to Bangladesh’s food security efforts: Canadian envoy

Canadian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Dr Lilly Nicholls on Tuesday said they are proud to be contributing to Bangladesh’s food security efforts noting that Canadian wheat is the best quality in the world. She said Canada is one of the top exporters of high-quality wheat to Bangladesh. Bangladesh is an important market for Canadian agricultural […]

USDA NIFA Funding Supporting Rural Mental Health Efforts

USDA NIFA Funding Supporting Rural Mental Health Efforts

(KMAland) — Ongoing economic conditions and the COVID-19 pandemic continue to take a toll on farm families and others in local communities. The Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, through the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network grant program, has awarded nearly $7.2 million in investment funding for the North Central Farm […]

UN chief applauds Bangladesh’s Covid-19 mitigation efforts

The secretary-general says the UN is ready to support Bangladesh in resolving the Rohingya crisis Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres has highly applauded Bangladesh’s tremendous efforts in mitigating the health and socio-economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. He made the statement while meeting the foreign minister virtually on Thursday. Referring to Bangladesh’s past […]