Designated Wetlands in Bangladesh

    The following map points out the different wetlands in Bangladesh   Shows the area and locations of designated wetlands in Bangladesh, namely, Ramsagar (102 ha) Meda beel (122 ha) Tanguar haor (2802 ha) Aila beel (160 ha) Dekhar haor (325 ha) Kuri beel (73 ha) Erail beel (320Read More

Thirsty Energy

Water is a special source of energy, but becoming constrained in the coming future. In every sector we are using water. But we are neglecting this resource. The World Bank group took a great initiative against this water-constrained-world by creating the Thirsty Energy concept, that demonstrates the importance of combined energy andRead More

Water Activist Diary, Chapter 1, Part 2: Protecting River Khawai

The first part of this chapter was published here: Water Activist Diary, Chapter, 1, Part 1 After re-reading the first part, I thought of adding an extension and share some of my current thoughts regarding Khawai. River Khowai had started talking that day. Its pain, the sacrifice, the prospect and realityRead More

Water Activist Diary, Chapter 1, Part 1: Protecting River Khawai

We often wonder, “what makes a society move forward?” – Under the well stitched blankets of the popular and mainstream media, we come across government initiatives, large scale organizational investments and the occasional surprise success stories. Exception to the rule is always food for publicity, but what really strengthens andRead More

Formation of PSAARC Water Forum, Bangladesh

A good representation of a country’s collective strength lies in how it is represented and positioned in various global movements. From the headlines of the last few months, we have seen several such examples. Mr. Saber Hossain Chowdhury, elected as President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Mr. Zunaid Ahmed PalakRead More

পানি সঞ্চয় কিভাবে করবেন? – উপায় #১৫

পানি নিয়ে সচেতনতা একটা গুরুত্তপুর্ণ বিষয়।কেন না আমাদের এই সম্পদ আমরা বিভিন্ন কাজে ব্যবহার করি। কিন্তু এই সম্পদের সঠিক ব্যবহার এবং সঞ্চয় কি ভাবে করা যায়, তা আমরা অনেকেই জানি না। WATER USE IT WISELY সংস্থাটি আমাদের জন্য এই তথ্য খুব সহজ ভাবে পরিবেশনা করেছে। আজকের “পানি সঞ্চয় কিভাবে করবেন?” টিপRead More