World Water Day

Will we ever get the Teesta back?

Realising the critical role that water plays in establishing global peace, stability, and prosperity, the theme set for World Water Day 2024 is “Water for Peace.”

World Water Day / The Sundarbans' plight

We must strive to ensure equitable access to clean water and bridge the gender gap in water security

Stop killing our 'sign of life'

Better water management can nourish people's lives

World Water Day / The politics and pollution of our rivers

Because the control of water and natural resources is no longer in the hands of the people, their use is eventually meant to benefit a particular class.

What are we doing to save our water sources?

Various reports on the occasion of World Water Day, observed on March 22, have brought the terrible foreboding of a scenario in which we will literally run out of water.

Waste of water, way to disaster

The next world war will be over water. And Bangladesh appears to be most oblivious of all amidst the grim global forecast.

Reaching everyone, everywhere

Last year, we met Subita Rani in a tea garden in Sreemangal. A former tea garden worker, Subita walks over half an hour each day,

“Reuse, reserve and recycle water to increase efficiency”

There are hundreds of rivers in the northern and central part of the country which have been allowed to be silted up. At present, river

World Water Day today / Precious water for people in need

Even three months ago, Josna Biswas of Chalna municipality in Khulna's Dakop upazila had to walk 1.5km twice a day to fetch two pitchers of water from the municipality pond.

March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015

Exhibiting the Importance of Water

ActionAid Bangladesh has taken the initiative of opening the first Water Museum in Asia.

March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015


South Asia has a long drawn history of rain water harvesting.

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