Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Carp-prawn polyculture in Charghat of Rajshahi: A new dimension in aquaculture of Northern Bangladesh

carp-prawn polyculture farm

carp-prawn polyculture farm

A case study is conducted on Gaora village of Charghat Upazila of Rajshahi to visit a carp-prawn polyculture pilot project, which added a new achievement in the aquaculture sector of the northern Bangladesh. During the case study, the very first prawn farm …read more

Category: Fishing technology | Technology

Fishing technique in rural areas of northern Bangladesh during Monsoon

Fishing from natural resources is an ancient practice resembling the history of human beings. Particularly this scenario is very common in the rural areas during monsoon. When agricultural lands, road side canals, ditches, flood plains etc. are flooded during the monsoon, fishing activity starts in an intensifying means. Although fishing technique began through using hands but with the change of time and evolutionary process, this technique is also changed. At …read more

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: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Fresh Water Prawn Farming: A Seed of Hope for the Northern Bangladesh

fresh prawn farming

Freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) has become an important subject in recent years to the rural peoples for their livelihood, to the enterprises and exporters for raw materials and to the researchers for searching new technologies suitable for the different climatic zones of Bangladesh. The production technology of prawn polyculture is …read more