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HLP helps rural communities in Bangladesh

HLP helps rural communities in Bangladesh

The horizontal learning program (HLP) is showing progress in Bangladesh. The Union Parishad (UP) led peer-to-peer learning initiative is facilitated by the Government of Bangladesh and supported by development partners.

April 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
VOSB organizes capacity building workshop on gender, water and climate change

VOSB organizes capacity building workshop on gender, water and climate change

Voice of South Bangladesh (VOSB), in collaboration with Gender and Water Programme Bangladesh (GWAPB), has successfully organized a two and half a day capacity building workshop on gender, water and climate change in Bagerhat. The participants of the seminar were trained by Joke Muylwijk, Executive Director of the GWAPB. Ms. Muylwijk used her expertise in […]

March 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Adaptation to climate change: Lesson learnt from Pervin

Adaptation to climate change: Lesson learnt from Pervin

“We have lost everything due to cyclone Sidr and cyclone Aila. At first, Sidr destroyed our tiny house that was built on an embankment. After that, we constructed a small home on a comparatively high land. But Aila swept it away,’’ says Pervin, a climate victim based in Patuakhali, a southern city of Bangladesh.

January 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Video: Sinkhole swallows up house in 15 seconds!

Video: Sinkhole swallows up house in 15 seconds!

A sinkhole in Bangladesh has swallowed a giant house. The terrifying moment has been captured on an amateur video that has gone viral after being published online last year. The video of the natural phenomenon shows a home cordoned off by police on a river shoreline in Bangladesh. As locals stand beside the property, the […]

January 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
VOSB promotes improved cook stoves in Bagerhat

VOSB promotes improved cook stoves in Bagerhat

Voice of South Bangladesh (VOSB), in collaboration with USAID’s Catalyzing Clean Energy in Bangladesh program has promoted Venus improved cook stoves (ICS) in Bagerhat, a southern city in the country. ICS helps women and makes their lives easier. At the same time, it is very eco-friendly and consumes less energy than traditional cookstoves. Following are […]

January 7, 2016 | By | Reply More