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Category archives for: Forest & Land

The types of forests in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, 16 January, 2021: Forestry is a sub-sector of agriculture in Bangladesh, which makes a contribution to the national economy and is supposed to promote ecological stability. Although Bangladesh is amazingly green, it is a forest-poor country. Most of its public forestlands are located in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, greater Khulna district, greater Sylhet district, Dhaka, […]

TIB finds up to 61% embezzlement in implementing Forest Department projects

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Dhaka, 31 December, 2020: The government should take legal action against the forest scammers as they are enemy of the country, says Dr Iftekharuzzaman Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has found embezzlement up to 61% in many instances during allotment of funds for implementing forestation projects by the Forest Department. Officials under the divisional forest office, […]

The forest cycle

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Dhaka, 29 November, 2020: Well-managed forests last forever and rely on the forest cycle – plant, grow, fell, plant, grow, fell.   The cycle includes: Preparation – in some places we need to prepare the ground before planting. To give our trees the best start, we create mounds of soil to plant them in. Planting – planting is […]

Virtual exhibition on forest biodiversity

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Dhaka, 11 November, 2020: Forests host an estimated 80 percent of all terrestrial species of animals, plants and insects. The diverse species which inhabit vast forest landscapes play a key role in keeping forest ecosystems healthy and productive. Globally, biodiversity loss is taking its toll on the world’s forests: when animals and organisms disappear from […]

‘Save our village forest’, Residents of remote Kalu Mro Para in Bandarban’s Lama upazila urge authorities

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Dhaka, 15 October, 2020: Residents of remote Kalu Mro Para in Bandarban's Lama upazila have called upon the authorities concerned to protect the forest in their village from being destroyed by alleged criminals. The loggers have already cut down around 6,000 bamboos and 40 big trees from the Village Common Forest of Kalu Mro Para. Photo: […]

Global reforestation drive grows fast as governments grasp benefits

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Dhaka, 5 September, 2020: The world's largest reforestation push, now almost a decade old, has beaten its 2020 target, as countries use their pledges to tackle national priorities including job creation, food security and climate change, researchers said on Wednesday. The Bonn Challenge – launched in 2011 by the International Union for Conservation of Nature […]

Forest Land Management Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2026

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Dhaka, 21 August, 2020: Our analysts monitoring the situation around the Globe explain that after COVID-19 crisis the market will generate remunerative prospects for producers. The goal of the report is to provide a further illustration of the current scenario, economic slowdown and effect of COVID-19 on the industry as a whole. A New Research […]

Bangladesh, China form joint venture on renewable energy

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Dhaka, 4 August, 2020: China and Bangladesh has established a new joint venture company (JVC), titled “Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt) Ltd (Renewable),” to implement renewable energy projects having a target to generate around 500 MW of electricity. State-run North-West Power Generation Company Ltd (NWPGCL) and China National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMC) inked a joint […]

Reclaiming lost forest resources

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Dhaka, 4 August, 2020: As seen during disasters, a section of people always bide time to swing into their evil activity of manipulating the woes of man. These unscrupulous people are found during almost all kinds of human ordeals. Those range from famines to natural and other disasters like earthquakes, and cyclones. The incorrigibly greedy people, […]

Forest biodiversity in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, 28 July, 2020: INTERNATIONAL Day of Forests is observed every March 21 to create awareness among people of the importance of forests and their vital role in poverty eradication, environmental sustainability and food security. The 2020 observances of International Day of Forests will focus on ‘Forests and Biodiversity’. A sustainable management of forests is […]

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