Saikat Dewan

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

Turkey farming changes his life

Even 10 months ago, Brishaketu Chakma, had to go through hardship, but he can run his nine-member family smoothly now.

December 2, 2018
December 2, 2018

Fortune in papaya

Unemployed Debobrata Chakma has proved once again that hard work and strong willpower can bring success to anyone, no matter where he is from.

March 11, 2018
March 11, 2018

Watermelons before time

No summer afternoon without chilled watermelons. But two unlikely men in southeast Bangladesh are bending the rules and

February 2, 2018
February 2, 2018

Work not ended in a decade

About half of the population of Laxmichhari upazila are being deprived of different facilityes like health and medical services for many

January 16, 2018
January 16, 2018

The lure of palm oil

African oil palms have been used for producing edible palm oil for millennia. Archaeological evidence suggests the tree was imported

January 3, 2018
January 3, 2018

Silk industry flourishes in the hills

Several of the peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts are famous for weaving. The production of traditional cloth and woven goods,

December 31, 2017
December 31, 2017

Taking healthcare to hard-to-reach area

Betchari Mukh is a small village on the hills of Khagrachhari district in south-east Bangladesh. The local community, consisting mostly

December 19, 2017
December 19, 2017

A leader in education

Six-year-old Al Amin from remote Nurul Islam Sardar Para in Khagrachari's Matiranga upazila was used to working in his father's grocery

December 8, 2017
December 8, 2017

An income-generating enterprise

In the quiet of a home laboratory, in Khagrachhari's Khabangparia village, a new enterprise is taking shape.

October 22, 2017
October 22, 2017

Fishers give revenue, denied govt facilities

Bangladesh Fisheries Development Corporation (BFDC) collects a large amount of revenue every year through the fish landing centre in Mahalchhari upazila of the district, but fishermen and fish...