Population of Cox’s Bazar’s Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas has risen to more than 1.5 million people due to the Rohingya influx.The highly dense population generates 10,000 tons of waste per month and immediate steps should be taken to address the resulting adverse impacts on health and environment
With the cyclone season approaching, emergency preparedness in the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar is a top priority
A proposal to recognise Dalit Panchayats under village court system would soon be sent to the law ministry for vetting
For the first time in Asia, training modules on Rio conventions have been mainstreamed into regular curriculum of trainings for civil servants
Rights activists call on the government to ratify the international treaty, which allows children to file grievances with United Nations if the legal system of the country fails to remedy child rights violations
What if sustainable renewable energy sources were tapped to benefit the people and nature?
This is the first time the Federal Foreign Office grant is being utilised for any project in Bangladesh.

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162.9 million

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24.3%

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0.57

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