A team of Save the Environment Movement officials inspects a spot at Shyampur in Dhaka on Tuesday to measure the extent of pollution in the water as chemical effluent falls into the River Buriganga

This paper presents the findings of a study that IIED undertook in partnership with Plan International on urban children’s risk and agency in four large Asian cities: Dhaka (Bangladesh), Kathmandu (Nepal), Manila (the Philippines) and Jakarta (Indonesia).

At least 22.7 percent of the working children in Savar upazila of Dhaka have been forced into child labour chiefly because of family problems and penury, according to a survey.

The Bangladesh Urban Earthquake Resiliency Project, a World Bank-supported project, has developed various guidelines and roadmaps for mitigating the risks of earthquake in Dhaka, reports UNB.

The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority has taken a plan to manage 70 per cent of its supply water from the surface sources by 2021.

'DWASA had already started work on a plan to capture surface water for re-distribution' says A Khan

Bangladesh has approved the commercial cultivation of transgenic Bt brinjal, becoming the first country in South Asia to cultivate the genetically modified food crop. Read more in this November 2013 edition of the Monthly Bangladesh State of the Environment Report published by the South Asia Environment Portal. Read and Share.

The project aimed to treat the waters of the Hatirjheel-Begunbari canal is being delayed due to a fund shortage.

The World Bank (WB) will provide concessional IDA financing of $29.29 million for Northern Areas Reduction-of-Poverty Initiative (NARI) project aiming to economically empower poor women of northwes

Bangladesh-based non-government organisation BRAC has been selected for a $ 1.0 million worth global award for replicating one of its health projects for slum dwellers in Africa.

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