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.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

His father threw him out, but he banked on fish farming

Nurul Haque received the gold medal for successfully producing Mola fish fingerlings at a hatchery, after collecting the fish species from natural water resources and different waterbodies. Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque handed him the award a few days back. It was Nurul’s fifth national award.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Johora Akhter, excellent in the classroom and at the farm

Nowadays, there are thousands of successful women farmers across the country and many of them have become entrepreneurs and created employment opportunities for both men and women. Johora Akhter is one such innovative woman farmer.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

BRRI's research and future food security

Adverse effect of climate change is affecting the whole world. While global warming, increase in salinity, rise in sea level and destruction of biodiversity are affecting us, the world is facing another bigger challenge of ensuring food security. Of the 7.9 billion people in the world, about 850 million are still facing hunger. In Bangladesh, over 20 million people do not have well access to food. As a result, One out of six people in the country is suffering from malnutrition. Rice is the staple food in your daily diet. I went to Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) in Gazipur in the first week of June this year.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

An indomitable farmer

Farming means everything to Habibul Bahar Sujan. The successful young man wanted to be a farmer since his childhood. But success does not always come easily. People have to be skilled to be successful.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

An indomitable farmer

Farming means everything to Habibul Bahar Sujan. The successful young man wanted to be a farmer since his childhood.

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Cattle, cheese make Dutch farmer a millionaire

In April this year, I had the opportunity to visit the Netherlands, a country much advanced in agricultural technology.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

What farmers gained

Dear readers, we all know countries across the world are now facing challenges of inflation arising from the Ukraine-Russia war. It is hurting the global economy.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

BDP 2100: Seed of change

The international conference on 100-year Delta Plan 2100 (BDP 2100), which began yesterday, is ending today (May 27). The outline of the conference is to focus on issues and challenges regarding implementation of BDP 2100.

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022

Mushroom farming in the hills

For Nipu Tripura life was full of uncertainty like the other women in the hills. During the bad days of COVID-19 she couldn’t even run her grocery store. But overcoming all obstacles she has now became an agricultural entrepreneur.

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

The fertilizer story

Boro season is going on in Bangladesh and the harvest will start in full swing within a few days.