Dhaka Water Knowledge Days 2019

A 5-day programme of engaging presentations and training workshops is going to held in Dhaka in October 2019. The event will facilitate exchange of experiences, knowledge, development and good practices in the water sector among Bangladesh, and International water experts. The event aims to attract the practitioners, scientists, MSc, and Ph.D. students, as well as young professionals from the broad spectrum of organizations and individuals … Continue reading Dhaka Water Knowledge Days 2019

“Permanent solution needed for water logging”

Gouri Rani Sarkar lives in Baradangi village, Shatkhira. She is a general member of Shallya Paschim Para & Beradangi Water Management Group (WMG). Gouri shared her experience regarding agriculture and fish culture in her village. She says, “Generally in September, heavy rainfall occurs which causes flooding and waterlogging in this area. Because of excessive water, shrimps come out from the Gher (shrimp farming) and goes … Continue reading “Permanent solution needed for water logging”

Joint Workshop on modelling for Polder Management

Did you attend the “Joint Workshop on modelling for Polder Management” in BUET this June? If not, you can find the summary of the event here. Joint Workshop on modelling for Polder Management Summary The workshop was organised by Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), the Institute for Water Modelling (IWM) and Deltares (from the Netherlands) on 19th June 2019. The objective of the workshop … Continue reading Joint Workshop on modelling for Polder Management

Horizontal Learning: Peer-to-Peer learning process

Horizontal learning is a result-based peer learning process through which people with similar levels can learn from each other’s success, good practices, and innovations. They can learn from their peers and replicate in their own situations to solve their problems and meet their needs. There are multiple benefits of horizontal learning as it works very nicely at the grass-root level. Since people feel easy to … Continue reading Horizontal Learning: Peer-to-Peer learning process

Water Management Knowledge and Innovation Program kick-off

The Water Management Knowledge and Innovation Program (WMKIP) was officially presented during the kick-off meeting on 24 January 2018 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The aim of the kick-off meeting was first to present the program, including its main goal, components, innovation themes and fast-track projects. Second, the kick-off meeting was aimed to provide the space to discuss the main issues and causes in the South-Western Coastal … Continue reading Water Management Knowledge and Innovation Program kick-off

Exploring drainage pumping in polder

The project team went on the field visit to Polder 2 (Satkhira) to analyse the sites that are prefered to pilot the installation of one or more pump sets in a sub-catchment in polder 2. The aim is to be able to pump during one monsoon season in Beradanga, Dohokhola, Ghoshkhali or Bangdaha sub-catchment. The project team also interacted with farmers and local people about the crop … Continue reading Exploring drainage pumping in polder