Buriganga Riverkeeper Hosted In-Week Visit of DFID to Buriganga River

A six-member DFID (Department of International Development) team led by Jane Edmondson, Head of DFID Bangladesh visited Buriganga River on 7 November 2016 along with David Gray, First Secretary of British Embassy in Bangladesh. They also participated in a community meeting of the boatmen at Kholamura Ghat, ... read more

Mobilizing and Engaging Rotary Club of Habiganj Khowai

Rotary Club of Habiganj, Khowai has arranged a discussion meeting on “The Importance of Environment in Building Healthy Society”on 21 October 2016 in the conference hall of Amir Chan Complex presided over by Club President Mr. Shafiul Azam while Khowai River Waterkeeper Tofazzal Shohel delivered the ... read more

Movement against the Encroachers and Polluting Industries Demanded by the Denizens

Our rivers are being endangered day by day. Different kinds of oppressions are strangulating Khowai, Sutang and old Khowai River. The speakers spoke on the rally called “Rally by the bank of the River” arranged jointly by Khowai River Waterkeeper and Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (BAPA) at 11.00 am on 25 ... read more

“Recognizing Justice to the Rivers with Blossom of Our Honor”

Basiya River has been honored the Surma River Waterkeeper at blossom in Biswanath upzilla of Sylhet district ahead of World River Day on 25 September 2016, with the Slogan “We have done a lot of injustice, a lot of insult, forgive, O river, take the blossom of our honor”. Basiya River of Biswanath ... read more

Discussion Meetings on the Sundarbans and Rivers of Bangladesh and Britain in London

A discussion meeting on Bangladesh Rivers and the Sundarbans was held in Marriott Hotel, London on 25 September 2016, the first meeting of the Waters of Bangladesh Network formed by the Waterkeeper Alliance, Waterkeepers Bangladesh and London Waterkeeper Partnership. The meeting was conducted by Jahirul ... read more

“Boatman and Life”: A Special Meeting with Boatmen Community on the Buriganga organised by Buriganga Riverkeeper

To protect the rivers, Boatmen should be embodied because they are the true protector “Boatman and Life”, a special meeting of boatmen on the Buriganga held at 10.30 am on 30 July 2016 at Kholamura Ghat of Kamrangirchar. Boatmen, living along the Kholamura Ghat area participated in the meeting that was ... read more

National Committee for Saving the Sundarbans (NCSS) organized a press conference against the Rampal EPC contract signing process of the governments of Bangladesh and India

National Committee for Saving the Sundarbans (NCSS) organized a press conference against the Rampal EPC contract signing process of the governments of Bangladesh and India on July 13, 2016 at the 2nd Floor of National Press Club, Topkhana at 11:00 am. The press conference was presided over by the Convener of ... read more

Waterkeepers Bangladesh and London Waterkeeper Partnership launched

Khowai River Waterkeeper, Tofazzal Sohel; Surma River Waterkeeper, Abdul Karim Kim; Waterkeeper Alliance Executive Director, Marc Yaggi; Waterkeeper Alliance International Director, Sharon Khan; London Waterkeeper, Theo Thomas; Waterkeeper Alliance President, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.; Waterkeepers Bangladesh ... read more

Discussion meeting with female shrimp larvae collectors at Kolatola Tample premises

In another event of the day, Pashur River Waterkeeper arranged a discussion meeting with local shrimp larvae collectors at Kolatola Temple premises at 12:00 pm. In the meeting the larvae collectors admitted that while collecting larvae, the larvae of other fishes were also being damaged. They said, if they ... read more

Pashur River Waterkeeper observed the Earth Day 2016

Pashur River Waterkeeper observed the ‘Earth Day 2016’ in a befitting manner. To observe the day, Pashur River Waterkeeper initiated day-long programs in Mongla on April 19, 2016. As a part of this initiative, Pashur River Waterkeeper arranged a boat meeting with local fishermen at 11:00 am on River ... read more