Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh is a country in South Asia. It is bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Burma (Myanmar) to the far southeast and by the Bay of Bengal to the south. Together with the Indian state of West Bengal, it makes up the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal.

See sustainable projects in Bangladesh at Appropedia .

Places, projects and networks Edit

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2009 SEED Award Winners

  • "Solar conversion of traditional kerosene hurricane lamps". A national NGO in partnership with a local NGO and a cooperative have developed an innovative device called "SuryaHurricane", a low-cost solar lantern made from recycled parts of the conventional and much used kerosene lantern.
  • "Generating local economy through regenerating local resources". A cooperation between a national NGO, a research institution and a small-sized business aims to avoid bio-diversity losses and degradation of the agricultural lands, by recycling waste from rice-growing for the production of cement that will be used in the production of low cost housing materials. [1]

Related topics Edit

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The students of the Dhaka Project, an organization which provides free education and health-care for slum children of Dhaka, participated in a community program called “lets clean Bangladesh” - reports the project blog. [2]

External links

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  1. United Nations Environment Programme, May 12, 2009
  2. Article by Rezwan originally published by Global Voices Online, a website that translates and reports on blogs from around the world. February 5th, 2010
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