Azibor Rahman

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

Custom greenhouse enables faster yields

Imagine neat rows of vegetable saplings in the thousands growing in a temperature and humidity controlled environment fitted with drip irrigation and free from pests, capable of providing harvests...

June 8, 2021
June 8, 2021

Breaking taboo with needles

Seeing young Aminul Islam’s keen interest in embroidery and needlework, the villagers used to tease him saying, “Embroidery is for women and girls. Why do you like it so much? Are you a housewife?”...

February 15, 2021
February 15, 2021

Cabbages grown in Jashore make way abroad

Thousands of cabbage farmers in Jashore are getting good prices for their produce thanks to a project called Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security and Linkages (SaFaL).

January 7, 2021
January 7, 2021

Jute products from Jhenaidah break into export markets

She did not have full backing from her family, money was in short supply, and she had to struggle in a male-dominated business environment, but Shamim Ara Dipa didn’t give up on her childhood...

December 14, 2020
December 14, 2020

Eight-temple complex awaits due attention

On an average day, more than 1,500 people visit the scenic site in Naldanga area of Kaliganj upazila, where the Begboti river flows by eight spectacular Hindu temples, built several centuries ago,...

December 4, 2020
December 4, 2020

Thresher making thrives on demand from farmers

Every year during the harvesting period of paddy, Disha Engineering becomes abuzz with the presence of farmers.

November 2, 2020
November 2, 2020

A green enclave called ‘Gaach Bari’

Everyone in Laxmandia village, in Shailakupa upazila, feels proud when visitors from faraway places come looking for “Gaach Bari” in their village.

October 27, 2020
October 27, 2020

Blazing the trail for women’s football

“I have no room to sleep, and it’s impossible to sleep if it rains, as the rain drops find their way onto my bed, said 16-year-old Unnati Khatun, and famous female footballer native to Jhenidah.

October 16, 2020
October 16, 2020

Riding the Begboti wave to the top

“It is from small streams that big rivers rise.” Similar to the sentiment in Canadian writer Matshona Dhliwayo’s words, Sohagi Khatun, Mukti Khatun, Mehnaz Khatun, Antara Khatun and Hossain Mondol...

October 6, 2020
October 6, 2020

Jute shoes for export put rural women on easy street

Sincerity mixed with hard work can lead any man to success and the same can be said for the fairer sex as about 400 women are now earning a living by making jute shoes and slippers that are...