Farida Akhter

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    Onion: getting out of pungent dependency

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2019

    ONION became news headlines during September–October this year. It paused for a while as other critical issues such as Dengue fever, Riffat murder case and...

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    Rhetoric and reality

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2019

    IN SOUTH Asia, Bangladesh is taking ‘pride’ to be the first country to introduce GMO food crops, despite protests from farmers, community organisations and scientists....

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    Deceptive IRRI strategy to get Golden Rice approved

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    ON MARCH 7, 2019 the director general of the International Rice Research Institute, Dr Matthew Morell visited Bangladesh Rice Research Institute....

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    Goats, women and Women’s Day

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    ON THE International Women’s Day, I would like to talk about goats and climate change and will argue why these issues are fundamental for women’s...