Surma River Waterkeeper distributes leaflets for awareness

Surma River Waterkeeper and other environmental organizations have initiated an awareness program to protect River Surma from any kind of pollution. As a part of this program, the organizers will distribute leaflets among the city dwellers. The leaflet will deliver the encouraging messages to protect River ... read more

Songs for the River

Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) and Surma River Waterkeeper jointly organized a program named "Songs for the river" at Chandnighat on the Surma riverbank on March 12, 2016. The organizers initiated a weeklong program to observe the ‘’International Day of Action for Rivers’’ on March 14, 2016. On ... read more

Public meeting on protection from environmental and humanitarian disaster

Public meeting in demand of protection from environmental and humanitarian disaster A public meeting jointly organized by Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), Bangladesh   Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) and Waterkeepers Bangladesh was held at Shahpur Bazar of Madhabpur upazila, Habiganj ... read more

Citizen chain at Sylhet by BAPA and Surma River Waterkeeper

Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) and Surma River Waterkeeper jointly organized citizen chain at Sylhet to observe the World Sundarbans Day The World Sundarbans Day was observed on February 14, 2016 at Sylhet. Bangladesh PoribeshAndolon (BAPA), Sylhet and Surma River Waterkeeper jointly organized a ... read more

Information gathering and community engagement

The Buriganga Riverkeeper had conducted a series of information gathering and community mobilization activities in last two months. To collect information/data, the Buriganga Riverkeeper team conducted number of data collection visits to the River Buriganga and its adjacent areas. During those visits, the ... read more

World Water Day 2016’

Buriganga Riverkeeper and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) initiated a program to observe the ‘World Water Day 2016’ on March 22. To observe the day, the organizers arranged a Children Art Program at the riverbank school in Basila he program was held at Basila (old) Government Primary School at 11 am ... read more

The DFID members visited the river Buriganga in Bangladesh

The Department for International Development (DFID) members visited the river Buriganga in Bangladesh and showed their serious concerns in terms of public health and right to water. It is to be mentioned that a six member team from DFID visited the river Buriganga on 8th March, 2016. Abu Saleh Mohammod ... read more

Press Conference of Buriganga Riverkeeper and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA)

Press Conference of Buriganga Riverkeeper and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) on Disappearing Source-face of Buriganga due to Reckless Encroachment and Filling: A press conference on ‘’Disappearing source-face of Buriganga due to Reckless Encroachment and Filling’’ was held on February 25, ... read more

Campaigning during ‘Ekushe Boi Mela 2016’

Buriganga Riverkeeper initiated a campaign activity during the ‘Ekushe Boi Mela’ in February 2016. As a part of the organization’s campaigning activities to create awareness about the River Buriganga, the organizer hoisted a big banner at the Ekushe Boi mela premises. Photograph by internationally ... read more

Simon Maxwell visited the river Buriganga in Bangladesh

Simon Maxwell, former Director, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London and Chair, European Think-Tanks Group visited the river Buriganga and ongoing Tannery Pollution along with Sharif Jamil, Buriganga Riverkeeper on 15th January 2016. They discussed aboutencroachme nt and pollution to the river, ... read more