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.

April 30, 2021
April 30, 2021

Lily cultivation may change farmers’ fortune

Entrepreneur couple Delwar Hossain and Shelly Hossain from Gazipur’s Sreepur upazila had surprised the countrymen by cultivating tulips and you

April 16, 2021
April 16, 2021

Lemon cultivation changes fortunes for many

In February last year, when there was no sign of spread of COVID-19 in Bangladesh, I received a phone call from a farmer named Zahid Hasan from

April 2, 2021
April 2, 2021

IPRS technology brings new hope in fish farming

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

March 19, 2021
March 19, 2021

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

March 5, 2021
March 5, 2021

Agri-loan, key to farming success

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 ...

February 19, 2021
February 19, 2021

G9 banana may turn into foreign income source

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.

February 11, 2021
February 11, 2021

The relentless efforts and achievements of our farmers

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.

February 5, 2021
February 5, 2021

Contract farming: A prospect yet to be unveiled

I met Farid in Qatar’s Alkhor area in 2011. Farid, who hails from Chattogram, went to Qatar as a labourer in 2001 and like other expatriate workers, he was working there day and night.

January 22, 2021
January 22, 2021

From zero to a hundred million dollar dairy farm

The onset of winter on a November morning in 2020 was quite noticeable in Chattogram’s Mirsharai. It was foggy all around and the community of Jorarganj was still sleeping. Only one or two people...

January 8, 2021
January 8, 2021

A patriot’s devotion to his country and farming

Happy New Year to all my readers. Today, I would like to tell you the story of a great man who is not only a dreamer but more than that.