forest land

Ukhia, Teknaf forests in grave danger

Around 1.94 lakh Rohingya families residing in Ukhia and Teknaf refugee camps burn about 2,250 tonnes of firewood daily for cooking. If it continues, the forests in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas may perish by 2019, according to a study finding of COAST Trust, a local NGO.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Forest land lost to govt agencies

The government is supposed to increase forest land to 20 percent of the country's total landmass by 2030, but the reality is, it is losing land every year to different government agencies who demand land for their establishments and development projects.

June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018

Ukhia, Teknaf forests in grave danger

Around 1.94 lakh Rohingya families residing in Ukhia and Teknaf refugee camps burn about 2,250 tonnes of firewood daily for cooking. If it continues, the forests in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas may perish by 2019, according to a study finding of COAST Trust, a local NGO.

October 6, 2017
October 6, 2017

1,000 acres more for refugees

Struggling to cope with the massive influx of Rohingyas, the government has allocated 1,000 acres more at Kutupalong in Ukhia of