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  • The unsung tale of women in farming

    Farming is in her blood. As the daughter of a farmer, Shilpi Begum grew up well acquainted with the expertise of growing paddy and vegetables, and rearing livestock. The experience came of great use when she had to shoulder the responsibility of pulling her family,

  • Organic farming methods help

    A young farmer from Lalmonirhat decided to do things differently. Where the bulk of vegetables sold in the capital city are chemical-laden which is not at all conducive to health...

  • Fish production doubles as farming gets popular

    The country’s fish production has nearly doubled over the last decade thanks to popularity of fish farming. Consequently, the overall fish production increased by around 88 percent during this period.

  • First ancient African genome sequenced

    An ancient African genome has been sequenced for the first time from a 4,500-year-old skull that was discovered in the highlands of Ethiopia.