Surma River Waterkeeper rewards the child artists

Surma River Waterkeeper rewarded three child artists who took part in the two days long art exhibition. The exhibition ends today, March 15, 2016. To observe the ‘’International Day of Action for Rivers’’, Surma River Waterkeeper, Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), UKBET, a UK based trust and Chitran, a fine arts institute, jointly organized a two …

Art exhibition to observe the ‘’International Day of Action for Rivers’’

To observe the ‘’International Day of Action for Rivers’’, Surma River Waterkeeper, Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), UKBET, a UK based trust and Chitran, a fine arts institute, jointly organized a two days long art exhibition in Central Shaheed Minar premises in Sylhet on March 14, 2016. It is to be mentioned that Surma River Waterkeeper …

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 Surma and other canals/channels connected to it from pollution. …

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 day one, the organizers arranged a cultural show …

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 district on February 27, 2016 in demand of protection from environmental and humanitarian disaster due to industrial …

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 citizen chain to observe the day. The citizen chain was held at …

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 team talked to the local people and documented relevant information on untreated …

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 Rejuan, Field Operation Personnel of …

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, 2016 organized jointly by Buriganga Riverkeeper and Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) at Dhaka Reporters’ Unity auditorium at …