8000 hectares of harvest-land disappeared in 8 years | The Daily Star
04:04 PM, May 29, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:06 PM, May 29, 2021

8000 hectares of harvest-land disappeared in 8 years

Natore's farmlands have been halved since the last 8 years where the number of unplanned ponds on farmlands has increased almost twofold.

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Experts blame these unplanned ponds for the increase in the number and intensity of water clogging and flooding in recent years. These are affecting not only the locals but also the whole country because of decreased harvest.

The Daily Star reporter Bulbul Ahmed explores the current situation and his experience of Natore in today's Star on the Spot

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