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Bangladesh lends land to islanders as water devours homes

As coastal property crumbles into encroaching seas, villagers receive plots with fish ponds on a free lease to help them stay afloat  


Community people to become Sundarbans dolphin saviours

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  


Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change supports green refrigerators in Bangladesh: Government, UNDP and WALTON join hands to save Ozone Layer

The initiative will see the phasing out of HFCs from refrigerators and air conditioners, which contribute to global warming  


Government and UNDP to make transformational changes for women vulnerable to climate change

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  


Coastal women show resilience to climate change

Rising sea level and increase in the frequency and intensity of tropical cyclones are raising the incidences of flooding, salinity intrusion and erosion  


Success of SDGs lies in proper monitoring and evaluation

Proper knowledge management among government officials to track the data on SDGs implementation is essential for better monitoring and evaluation about the progress  


Govt takes new HCFC phase-out plan to protect ozone layer

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  


Effective work planning and monitoring key for fruitful project results: ERD officials

The consensus was reached in a training, held in line with UNDP’s commitment to democratic governance, aiming to increase knowledge Project Planning and Management systems.  


How climate change is impacting plain land ethnic minorities

Changing agricultural practices due to climate change is wrecking havoc on the traditional way of life of plain-land ethnic communities  


Introduction of 'solar boat' on the cards

Traditional diesel-powered boats are fuel-inefficient and depend on imported fuel resulting in high operation and maintenance cost  

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