Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Fish culture in ponds and rice-fields by the poor Adivasi households in northwest and northern Bangladesh

An Adivasi woman showing harvested fish from her rice-fish-plot

An Adivasi woman showing harvested fish from her rice-fish-plot

Background: Adivasis are found far from the main stream development in Bangladesh. Unfortunately efforts neither on the proven aquaculture technology for ponds and rice fields nor the suitable approach like FFS (Farmers Field School) are taken …read more

Category: Conference | Event

4th Biennial Fisheries Conference and Research Fair 2010 of BFRF

Fourth Biennial Fisheries Conference and Research Fair 2010 of Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF) was held on January 20-21, 2010 at the auditorium of the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Farmgate, Dhaka.

Chief Guest, special guests and chairperson of the conference

Chief Guest, special guests and chairperson of the conference

Representatives from a …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Pond Aquaculture in Northwestern Bangladesh: Starting a New Way of Life for Adivasi People

Khitish Tirki (45), an Orao lives in North Amadpur village of Pirganj Upazila under Rangpur district. His primary profession is agriculture and he is the only earning person of his family of six members. He finds very difficulties to maintain normal livelihood for the past few years with the low production and income from the crop fields. He also failed to use the household pond of 30 decimal effectively as …read more