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  • Shykh Seraj

    Shykh Seraj

    Shykh Seraj is Bangladesh's pioneer development journalist. He received country's two highest civilian honours, Swadhinata Puroshkar and Ekushey Padak, respectively. He is an Ashoka and Bangla Academy Fellow. He also received highest award for agricultural journalism from the United Nations, FAO A.H. Boerma Award, Gusi Peace Prize (Philippines) and many other prestigious accolades at home and abroad. At Channel i, he's the Founder Director and Head of News. He's also Director and Host of Channel i's popular agro-documentary, Hridoye Mati O Manush.

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    In the first week of February this year, I went to Akbar Hossain’s fish farm in Chapainawabganj’s Bulonpur where no one had to go down to the pond
  • Vertical livestock farm on the outskirts of Dhaka

    Last year, someone called me before Eid-ul-Azha. “My name is Zakir Hossain, I have started my cattle farm in Jatrabari, inspired by your TV
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    Starting today’s article with statistics provided by the Bangladesh Bank. According to the statistics, in six months, from July to December 2020, banks have given loans a total of Tk 12,077 crore (USD 1420 million) to the farmers, collected Tk 14,091 crore (USD 1657 million) from the farmers at the same time.
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    Banana is the second most-produced fruit crop in the world next to wheat, paddy and maize. The centre of banana production is the Asia-Pacific region.
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    Covid-19 has repeatedly raised the question of human survival on earth. It also brought to the fore the issues of food production, storage and agricultural skills.