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  1. $45.4 Million USD For Solar Irrigation Pumping In Bangladesh

    7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report DHAKA Asian Development Bank Bangladesh is to receive a $20 million USD loan from an Asian Development Bank (ADB) Power System Efficiency Improvement Project together with an additional $25.44 million USD in grant f ...

    Local Press Report - 07/07/2018 - 12:55

  2. $0.5 Billion USD Wold Bank Support for Bangladesh To Assist Rohingyas Refugees

    1 Jul 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report DHAKA Dhaka Tribune The World Bank has announced it will provide nearly half-a-billion dollars in grant-based support to help Bangladesh address the needs of the Rohingya refugees in areas such as: health, education ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2018 - 09:46

  3. Bangladesh: Denim Producers Report New Water Efficiencies

    10 May 2018- 10:47 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Daily Star Water consumption by denim fabric makers has fallen dramatically over the last few years thanks to adoption of the latest technologies in production, said machine suppliers and producers yester ...

    Local Press Report - 05/10/2018 - 10:47

  4. IFAD Report Examines Sustainable Solutions To Water Stress

    2 May 2018- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy A new report from The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) report titled, "The Water Advantage: Seeking sustainable solutions for water stress" highlights the potential o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  5. Teesta Waters Remain a Problem in Bangladesh-India Relations

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report DHAKA Times of India Teesta waters issue, Rohingya refugees and Assam’s citizen census remain the top three problems between India and Bangladesh despite bilateral ties having improved enormously in recent years. A ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  6. Bangladesh Economic Development Kills Water Flows

    15 Feb 2018- 09:21 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Financial Express Unplanned development at regional and local levels is killing the flowing rivers in Bangladesh. This is also creating social, financial and cultural complications for the people, accordi ...

    Local Press Report - 02/15/2018 - 09:21

  7. Farakka Barrage Key Actor in Bangladesh’s Water Crisis?

    12 Feb 2018- 15:11 by Local Press Report DHAKA Dhaka Tribune Farakka Barrage, built across the Ganges River in India, is the key cause of the water crisis inside Bangladesh, said Prof Imtiaz Ahmed from the department of International Relations at Dhaka Un ...

    Local Press Report - 02/12/2018 - 15:50

  8. Interim Teesta Sharing Framework Finalized

    17 Jan 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report DHAKA Dhaka Tribune Minister for Water Resources Anwar Hossain has said the government has finalized an interim water sharing agreement framework of Teesta River. He hoped that the government will be able to sign t ...

    Local Press Report - 01/17/2018 - 08:43

  9. WASH Challenges Complicate Rohingya Crisis: UN Report

    30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Economic Times A UN report released on Sunday reported that 30 per cent of the 4,370 manual pumps installed are in poor condition and 36 per cent of the 24,773 latrines were about to overflow in southeast ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2017 - 12:21

  10. Fleeing Rohingya Hit by Floods

    19 Sep 2017- 09:49 by Local Press Report DHAKA teleSUR For Rohingya muslims fleeing to safety from the violence in Myanmar, torrential downpours are now adding to their plight. Heavy rains are causing more upheaval,with refugees living in flooded temporar ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2017 - 09:49

  11. Disease Concern After Record Floods Hit South East Asia

    24 Aug 2017- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States More than 1,000 people have been killed in the current monsoon-related floods hitting countries in South East Asia which have affected up to 24 million individuals. Rescue teams are ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2017 - 08:04

  12. India Roundup: China Criticized over Info-block, Brahmaputra Treaty Urged, India and US “Sabotage” Indus Treaty?, Dam Protest Violence Warning, Kerala/Tamil Nadu, Karnataka/Telangana, Sustainable Sugar Initiative and More

    18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States India Criticizes China Over Block on Info At a time when major rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate due to heavy rain, lack of information from China on water inflow from the Pareechu riv ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/18/2017 - 13:09

  13. Water Value Rises

    1 Aug 2017- 10:49 by Local Press Report DHAKA MENAFN In the wake of recent water-related disasters in Bangladesh, including water-logging and floods that displaced thousands of families, a high-level consultation in the capital Dhaka on valuing water will ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2017 - 10:49

  14. Water Transport Services Suspended

    31 May 2017- 11:38 by Local Press Report DHAKA Dhaka Tribune The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) on Monday suspended water transport services on all routes across the country from Dhaka due to inclement weather. Access Climate Social I ...

    Local Press Report - 05/31/2017 - 11:38

  15. Gender Issues Highlighted in Bangladesh

    27 Apr 2017- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Info KOCHUKHALI Al Jazeera A combination of tidal flooding, inundation by storm surges and saltwater intrusion has led to a rise in salinity in the groundwater and the fresh-water ponds according to Al Jazeera. As a result, ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/01/2017 - 08:33

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