Woman collecting water from a tube well in Polder 29, Khulna district. Credit: Sonia Hoque

6 January 2020

ECR Feature | Towards achieving SDG 6.1 in coastal Bangladesh: the key role of groundwater and water quality

Tanjila Akhter, Lecturer at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, discusses some of the key drinking water challenges coastal Bangladesh faces in light of SDG6.1 target.

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5 June 2019

How does the media construct public risk narratives and shape responses to water insecurity?

A new article published in Annals of the American Association of Geographers explores how drinking water risks have been constructed and have evolved in the Bangladeshi media since the 1980s.

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Portrait of Md Saif Uddin

11 July 2018

REACH Early-Career Researcher Feature: Understanding water-logging issues in coastal Bangladesh

Md Saif Uddin, PhD Fellow at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, discusses how his research as part of the REACH programme aims to understand and address water-logging and river sedimentation issues in coastal Bangladesh.

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Kelly Ann Naylor, Associate Director, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Section, Programme Division, UNICEF

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