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Bangladesh

  • New waste treatment plant brings hope to Rohingyas

    April 08, 2019

    A faecal waste treatment plant – the largest of its kind in the world – in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh shows how pioneering technology can be of benefit to the refugees, and Bangladesh

  • Dialogue empowers river communities

    March 22, 2019

    On World Water Day, Sajjad Hussein describes how “river meetings” are empowering communities along the Brahmaputra to take control of their water resources

  • Best of 2018: The Rohingya and the elephants

    January 01, 2019

    Fleeing brutality, the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been settled along elephant corridors, sparking conflict with the gentle giants of the forests, who have been – in turn – displaced

  • Hilsa fish at a market in Barisal, Bangladesh [image by Finn Thilsted]

    Opinion: the human cost of Hilsa conservation

    December 17, 2018

    It is time to rethink fisheries management systems in transboundary rivers of South Asia from a rights-based approach – despite country-centric claims of ‘success’ in reclaiming fish production

  • Bangladesh saves its favourite fish

    November 26, 2018

    Strict implementation of the seasonal bans on Hilsa fishing has brought the species back from near extinction, but the government is struggling to adequately help the poor fishermen these bans have effected