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|27 May 2014||
No matter how poor a community may be, technological and financial solutions are available for it to benefit from modern sanitation practices. No matter how poor a community may be, technological and financial solutions are available for it to benefit from modern sanitation practices. Water is the elixir of life,...
|27 Mar 2012||
The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has taken a bold step forward to initiate a new approach which, if successfully implemented, could be replicated in other major irrigation systems to have a profound impact on food security, water use efficiency and sustainable growth. Water resources management remains...
|1 Apr 2011||
In this interview, Dr. Kamal Kar talks about the beginnings and challenges of Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), an approach for empowering communities to completely stop the open defecation habit. Why is sanitation such a passion for you? The idea of people defecating in the open was very disturbing to...
|28 Jun 2010||
Residents in the Chittagong Hill Tracts communities of Bangladesh are piping their way out of disease and poverty. Residents in the Chittagong Hill Tracts communities of Bangladesh are piping their way out of disease and poverty. Paglimukh Village, Bangladhesh – "I've spent most of my life here...
|30 Jan 2009||
Dinajpur district residents have stopped defecating in the open because of the children's total sanitation campaign that follows a radical community-led approach. Whistles and flags Whistle blowing is a favorite pastime among children in the villages of Dinajpur district in northern Bangladesh. They would...
|31 Oct 2008||
Asia’s older generation still recall barely surviving an epic storm and the famine that followed. The future is looking worrisome again with with stronger and more frequent calamities. Science as a matter of survival Many Asian countries share two things in common: rice and unpredictable weather. For...
|30 Sep 2008||
Bangladesh's rural water sector has been flexing its muscle for years - its institutions trying to keep in shape to better manage water resources while ensuring that water needs of rural communities are met. Could they complete their transformation into stronger, more robust water institutions? Flexing rural...