As coastal property crumbles into encroaching seas, villagers receive plots with fish ponds on a free lease to help them stay afloat
According to an unofficial survey, at least 130 dolphins were killed in the riverine, coastal and marine waters of Bangladesh from January 2007 to April 2016
The initiative will see to the phasing out of HFCs from refrigerators and air conditioners, which contribute to global warming
Rising sea level and increase in the frequency and intensity of tropical cyclones are raising the incidences of flooding, salinity intrusion and erosion
The $33m project will benefit almost 7 lac people from the disaster prone Satkhira and Khulna districts with a focus on women and adolescent girls
Bangladesh is among the vulnerable zones that encounter safe water challenges not just in terms of quantity but obviously in quality
The government has taken HCFC Phase-out Management Plan (Stage-II) aiming to phase out the ozone depleting substances (ODSs) and help protect the planet’s ozone layer

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162.9 million

Population

24.3%

Poverty rate

$1271

GNI per capita

0.57

Human Dev. Index

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