Rice Under Fire – Bangladesh

September 2004 A great number of people in Bangladesh rely on rice husk as an important source of fuel. However, its use is often inefficient, with detrimental effects on the health of the users and workers involved. This wasteful use

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Down the Drain – Bangladesh

November 2004 The growth of small and medium-scale industrial activities has had a positive impact on economic development in many countries. However, it has brought with it a range of problems, including pollution of water resources. This is true in

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Big Money for Small Fry – Bangladesh

December 2004 The people of Bangladesh, especially the poor in rural areas, largely depend on fish to meet their protein needs. Several decades ago there was an abundance of fish in this country, but recently fish production from inland captures

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Switched On Women – Bangladesh

February 2005 Women char dwellers in Bangladesh face some of the most demanding conditions of any human settlement. Living on remote islands that move from year to year because of monsoon rains, female char dwellers are left with few opportunities

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