Ashim Shikari

November 15, 2023

Tackling the climate crisis – with a flower: A farmer’s diary

Extreme soil salinity is rendering thousands of hectares of farmland in coastal Bangladesh barren for months of every year. This slow-onset impact of the climate crisis is forcing millions of farmers to abandon a centuries-old - and one of the most basic - livelihoods. But not all is lost. Ashim Shikari is a farmer adapting to the climate crisis through sunflowers.