Ashim Shikari

May 28, 2023

Me, my sunflowers and the climate crisis: A farmer’s diary

In coastal Bangladesh, extreme levels of salinity in the soil is rendering thousands of hectares of farmland barren for most of the year. Forcing millions of farmers to give up farming because of this slow-onset impact of the climate crisis. But all is not lost yet as farmers find hope to adapt to climate change is an unassuming crop - sunflowers. Read the first-person account of one such farmer who is tackling the climate crisis with a field full of smiling sunflowers