A comprehensive joint-effort to improve water, air and noise quality in Dhaka

Waterkeepers Bangladesh (WKB) consortium launched an anti-pollution advocacy project to monitor and advocate for the improvement of water, air and noise quality in Dhaka city on Thursday, May 6, 2021 on an online platform. WKB is leading the consortium formed with department of Geography and ... read more

A Carbon Catastrophe in the Making. The dirty energy plans in Chattogram, Bangladesh.

A Carbon Catastrophe in the ... read more

Community Meeting on Pollution of Turag River and Remedies

WKB consortium organized Sixth community meeting on 12 March 2022 to increase awareness and organize community members to advocate to reduce water, air and noise pollution in Dhaka city. This was a two hours long event (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) organized at Uttara Govt Primary School, Moricharteck, Aminbazar by ... read more

Community Meeting on Barogram-Balu River Coalition

WKB consortium organized fifth community meeting on 2 March 2022 to increase awareness and organize community members to advocate to reduce water, air and noise pollution in Dhaka city. This was a two hours long event (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) organized at City Daffodil School, Trimohoni, Khilgaon by the ... read more

River Talkie 06: “Laws to protect rivers”

Date: 19 February 2022 Place: Washpur, Keraniganj, Dhaka.   WKB consortium lead, Mr. Sharif Jamil anchored the show. He welcomed and briefed about the concept of the river talkie and project. The guest speakers of the sixth river talkie were Mr. Mohammad Golam Sarwar, Assistant Professor of ... read more

Press Conference on “River Pollution by Dyeing Industries and Measures”

Date:18 January, 2022 Place: Fire Station Ghat, Buriganga river, Shyampur, Dhaka.   WKB consortium organized a press conference. The press conference was organized on boats. Photo of Press Conference 18 January 2022 Before the press conference journalists and other participants took part ... read more

Dialogue with CSOs and Relevant Government Authorities On “River Pollution by Tannery Industries”

Date: 11 January, 2022 Venue: Bosila High School Auditorium, Bosila, Mohammadpur, Dhaka.   WKB consortium organized its first Dialogue with CSOs and relevant government authorities as part of its advocacy process. The topic for the first dialogue was “River Pollution by Tannery Industries”. ... read more

River Talkie 5

Location: Kayetpara Bazar, Khilgaon, Dhaka Date: 23.12.2021   To celebrate the 50th year of Bangladesh’s victory against Pakistani occupants, WKB consortium purposively organized the River Talkie 5 with the theme “The role of rivers in the liberation war of Bangladesh”. Speakers of ... read more

Data validation workshops on 18 November, 2021

As part of the anti-pollution advocacy project the ‘State of Dhaka Environment’ report will be finalized through subsequent data validation workshops. In this connection of advocacy activity for the project WKB consortium planned to organize the first data validation/report launching workshop. ... read more

Community Meeting on pollution of Balu river and remedies

Community Meeting on 31 October 2021 WKB organized fourth community meeting on 31 October 2021 to increase awareness and organize community members to advocate to reduce water, air and noise pollution in Dhaka city. The community meeting was organized jointly by Barogram Unnayan Sangshta and ... read more

River Talkie : 4

Topic: Water Pollution and Problems of Women On 14 October 2021., the WKB consortium organized the fourth iteration of River Talkies at Itkhola, Trimohini by the riverside of Balu, on the topic of “Water Pollution and Problems of Women” WKB consortium lead, Sharif Jamil anchored the show. The guest ... read more