Saikat Dewan | The Daily Star
  • Saikat Dewan

  • An income-generating enterprise

    In the quiet of a home laboratory, in Khagrachhari's Khabangparia village, a new enterprise is taking shape.
  • Fishers give revenue, denied govt facilities

    Bangladesh Fisheries Development Corporation (BFDC) collects a large amount of revenue every year through the fish landing centre in Mahalchhari upazila of the district, but fishermen and fish traders do not get any facilities from the government.
  • More harmful hill farming

    A new method of jhum cultivation, called 'hill cultivation' by locals, is becoming common in the three hill districts, although experts say that this method of farming is unscientific and harmful for the environment.
  • Malta cultivation gets popular in Khagrachhari

    Farmers in the district have been cultivating malta for the last few years as they have found it to be a profitable crop.
  • Change Maker: Dragon fruit kindles hope

    Originally from Mexico and nowadays common in Southeast Asia and China, the delectable dragon fruit, also called pitaya, is a relative