Shykh Seraj | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • Fall in paddy price frustrates growers

    The news that broke across the country recently is about a frustrated farmer, Abdul Malek Shikder, who sets his paddy plants ablaze out of frustration of low price in Tangail’s Kalihati upazila.
  • Organic mission to save earth

    Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam wrote “The soil of my land is richer than pure gold”. Truly, the soil of Bangladesh is more pure than gold.
  • Honourable president’s inspirational letter to a farmer

    Five to six years back, farmer Rahimullah came all the way from Cox’s Bazar to meet me at my Channel i office. We spoke over lunch
  • Let's make the cities green

    According to the annual habitability report of UK's Economist Intelligence Unit, Dhaka stands at 139th position among 140 cities. After Dhaka, the war-torn city of Damascus in Syria stands at 140th position.
  • Mobile application helps farmers practice farming in a modern way

    Farmers are the closest to nature. They try to understand the language of nature by using their age-old indigenous experience. Based on which they try to organise their farming strategy. It is not flawless though. Sometimes they lose everything to nature's hostility as they face the harsh and adverse impacts of climate change. Even then, fighting against nature, farmers manage to grow crops for survival.