Shykh Seraj | The Daily Star
  • Shykh Seraj

    Shykh Seraj

    Shykh Seraj is a Media and Agriculture Development Activist. He is an Ashoka Fellow and recipient of Ekushey Padak, FAO A.H. Boerma Award and many other prestigious accolades. At Channel i, he is Director and Head of News. He is also Director and Host of the popular agro-documentary, “Hridoye Mati O Manush”.

  • Millionaire through cultivation of year-long mango

    People who tasted the sweetness of mango know how great the fruit is. Emperor Akbar was once suffering from stomachache. The doctor advised the emperor to eat mango, which would heal the disease. It did indeed.
  • Biogas plant: New door to possibilities

    I grew up in Dhaka city, the city that I love most. My favourite city. During our childhood, Dhaka was so beautiful. I believe it was more beautiful than many other cities I travelled.
  • Bangladeshi agro-products fall behind in UK market

    In 2013, I went to one of the largest agro-product wholesale markets in Birmingham, UK. I was fascinated to see the huge quantities of agricultural products coming from different countries to the market.
  • Good prospect in commercial net-house gerbera farming

    A few days back, I watched a movie called 'Tulip Fever'. It showed the history and atmosphere of the Tulip Mania Period that took place in The Netherlands during the 17th century.
  • Foreign vegetables boon for young farmer

    In 2012, I read a report about the production of vegetables in India in The Times of India. At that time, a government project for exporting vegetables to Europe was running in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.