Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Production and Economics of Fish Farming in Irrigated Rice Field in Drought Prone Barind Areas of Rajshahi

Ditch excavation

Ditch excavation

Introduction: Changes in surface water availability are the most obvious threats to farmers in drought prone areas. Barind tract (undulating uplands with red/yellow clay soils of northwest Bangladesh) is considered as one of the low output zones in terms of agricultural production. In addition to …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