International Biodiversity Day 2020: This year’s theme for UNGA occasion conceptualised in 1993 is ‘our solutions are in nature’ Renewable energy can be part of solution for Illinois Japan committed contribution to provide malnutrition treatment in Sierra Leone Organic guava farming brings healthy returns করোনা: পরিচ্ছন্নতাকর্মীদের খবর রাখছেন না কেউ করোনা ভাইরাস: পরামর্শ বা উপদেশ করোনা ঠেকাতে ভিটামিন ডি Naga tribes of Myanmar face loss of land and forest under new law Protecting food security in Africa during COVID-19 মাস্ক-গ্লাভস বর্জ্য থেকে জীবাণু খাদ্যচক্রে প্রবেশ করতে পারে
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International Biodiversity Day 2020: This year’s theme for UNGA occasion conceptualised in 1993 is ‘our solutions are in nature’

Biodiversity 2020

Dhaka, 23 May, 2020: International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on 22 May to create as well as enhance understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. According to Convention on Biological Diversity, World Biodiversity Day was started at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 1993. In December 2000, the UNGA adopted 22 May as International Day […]

Renewable energy can be part of solution for Illinois

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Dhaka, 23 May, 2020: The Illinois General Assembly is working to provide relief to families, small businesses and communities that are reeling from the impacts of COVID-19. That relief should include an overdue fix to the state's renewable energy program that can save thousands of jobs while helping lower electric bills for homeowners and businesses […]

Japan committed contribution to provide malnutrition treatment in Sierra Leone

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Dhaka, 20 May, 2020: The Government of Japan has committed a new contribution of USD 254,545 to improve the coverage of critical Severe and Acute Malnutrition treatment services and thereby reduce child mortality in Sierra Leone. This commitment was formalised at a time when Government of Sierra Leone, Government of Japan and UNICEF are acknowledging the successful implementation of the project "Addressing critical gaps […]

Organic guava farming brings healthy returns

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Dhaka, 20 May, 2020: Guava cultivation is gaining popularity among farmers in the eight upazilas of Jashore district for repeated abundant yield and fair prices.Sources said, a good number of farmers have shifted to guava farming as the fruit brings healthy returns. Over 935 hectares of land have been brought under guava cultivation this season, […]

করোনা ভাইরাস: পরামর্শ বা উপদেশ

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ঢাকা, ১৯ মে, ২০২০: ঘন ঘন নির্দিষ্ট সময়ের ব্যবধানে হাত ধুতে হবে। হাত ধোবেন আইসোপ্রোপাইল অ্যালকোহল মেশানো হ্যান্ডওয়াশ বা সাবান দিয়ে। ঘর থেকে বের হওয়া কমাতে হবে। লকডাউন, আইসোলেশন পদ্ধতি মেনে চেষ্টা করতে হবে। অসুস্থ হলে মাস্ক পরুন। রাস্তার ধুলোবালি এড়িয়ে চলুন। যেখানে সেখানে কফ বা থুতু ফেলা বন্ধ করুন। বিদেশ ভ্রমণ ও প্রবাস থেকে […]

করোনা ঠেকাতে ভিটামিন ডি

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ঢাকা, ১৮ মে, ২০২০: করোনভাইরাসের কোনো প্রতিষেধক নেই। তাই শরীরের রোগপ্রতিরোধ ক্ষমতা বাড়ানোই এই ভাইরাসের সংক্রমণ ঠেকানোর সবচেয়ে কার্যকর উপায়। আর রোগপ্রতিরোধ ক্ষমতা বাড়াতে ভিটামিন ডি অবশ্যই প্রয়োজন। ভিটামিন ডি-এর সবচেয়ে বড় উৎস সূর্যালোক। কিন্তু সংক্রমণ মোকাবিলায় এখন ঘরেই থাকতে হচ্ছে সবাইকে। কাজেই এ সময় ভিটামিন ডি-এর চাহিদা পূরণে এই ভিটামিনসমৃদ্ধ খাবার খাওয়ার পরিমাণ বাড়াতে […]

Naga tribes of Myanmar face loss of land and forest under new law

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Dhaka, 18 May, 2020:  Myanmar hosts more than 100 ethnic groups with their own customary systems of land and forest management. Recent amendments to land law conflict with those systems, however, with critics warning that the new provisions may facilitate land grabbing and displacement of tribal communities. Tribal members say the changes to the law […]

Protecting food security in Africa during COVID-19

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Dhaka, 18 May, 2020: Even before the global COVID-19 pandemic broke out, food insecurity was a serious concern throughout sub-Saharan Africa. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, 239 million people in the region were undernourished as of 2018. Since long before the COVID-19 pandemic, these chronic food crises have been driven by a variety of factors, […]

Dr. Leana Wen’s top-5 tips for talking to kids about COVID-19

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Dhaka, 17 May, 2020: As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, many parents are wondering how to talk to their kids about the health crisis in a meaningful way without making them more worried than they already might be. Know Your Value founder and “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski recently chatted with Dr. Leana Wen, an […]

Rice-fish farming system in India is in urgent need of conservation and promotion

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Dhaka, 16 May, 2020: Rapid human population growth poses many challenges, especially food shortages, malnutrition, limited means of irrigation and shrinking land resources besides deteriorating environmental quality. Sustainable intensification of agricultural production systems is needed today to address the ever-increasing pressure on food and the environment. Rice, an important food grain, roughly feeds 50 per […]

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