On July 31, ministers, senior and local government officials, businesses and representatives from NGOs and development partners will attend the fourth consultation on valuing water to be held at the BRAC Center in Dhaka.
If serious measures are not taken to address Bangladesh’s drainage and sanitation concerns, the country could face a grim inundation problem.
Riverbank erosion, which is worsening with climate change, is more devastating than storms or floods because it takes everything people own, including their land.
Fishermen will monitor dolphins in marine protected areas of Bangladesh with binoculars and GPS to help identify their habitats.
Bangladesh has virtually eliminated open air defecation, bringing it down to only 1% of its population who do not have access to indoor toilet facilities.