History

home_header_bg3Waterkeepers Bangladesh (WKB) is the regional entity of Waterkeeper Alliance (WKA); the fasted growing international organization of water advocates based in New York having more than 290 members currently across the globe. In Bangladesh there are four members functional under WKB and those are administered by Blue Planet Initiative (BPI) a not for profit social organization based in Dhaka.

Buriganga Riverkeeper is the first member of the WKA in Bangladesh that was approved in 2009. In 2014, Khowai River Waterkeeper and Surma River Waterkeeper were approved by the WKA. In 2015, WKB, the regional entity for Bangladesh was declared and all the members of WKA in Bangladesh were brought under WKB. In 2016, Pashur River Waterkeeper achieved the membership of the WKA.