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CONE 2019: NRBs to build the Bangladesh of Vision 2041

CONE 2019 provides a unique opportunity for Bangladesh’s future  


Bangladesh embarks on climate public finance tracking

Home to 160 million people, the country lies in Asia's largest delta and is considered one of the most climate-vulnerable in the world  


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  


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  


Youth on final mission of producing fuel from plastic

Environmental researchers estimate that 9 million plastic items are being dumped daily across the country with only about 10 percent being dumped into rubbish bins  


SWAPNO project translates Rashida’s dream into reality

SWAPNO is a social security project of the government that is helping as many as 8,928 poor women in the rural areas of Satkhira and Kurigram districts  


Solid waste management project in Cox’s Bazar

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Sweden has penned an agreement to launch a USD 4.8 million project to introduce a sustainable system of solid waste management in Cox’s Bazar  

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