Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Honey Harvesters: Tradition and landscape management in West Timor:Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

For generations, honey has been collected by the community in the Mutis-Timau forest landscape in West Timor, Indonesia. Every year, community members travel great distances back to their sacred homeland when nature signals it is time to collect the honey. Combining traditional and religious beliefs, the people sing to the bees and pray for a bountiful and safe harvest.

Research by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has found the Mutis-Timau honey harvest to be a success story for sustainable community forestry. The tradition complements national policy on forest conservation, is environmentally sustainable, and provides income for local livelihoods.

Result of Admission Test 2017 of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University(SAU) : Dr. Syed Md.Zainul Abedin

The result of the admission test for the Session 2017 of of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University(SAU) held on 9 December,2016 has been published on 11 December,2016.

The Connecttask Team congratulates the qualified candidates for their success.We hope that they will get admitted as directed by the
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University(SAU) authority and contribute to the development of Bangladesh after graduation.

The results with Notice for Admission and other requirements for admission of Level-1,Semester-1 of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University(SAU) in the Faculty of Agriculture,Faculty of Agribusiness Management,Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine and Faculty of Fisheries and Aquaculture may be viewed from the website of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU).The website of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU) is

World Food Prize Presents Borlaug Medallion to USDA; Commit to Extend STEM Education Opportunities:WorldFoodPrize

At a special ceremony at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates in Des Moines on December 7, 2016, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was presented the Dr. Norman E. Borlaug Medallion by World Food Prize Foundation president Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn.