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Agreement Signing Ceremony on Operation & Maintenance (O&M)

Agreement Signing Ceremony on Operation & Maintenance (O&M) in between Water Management Associations (WMAs) of Polder – 47/3, 47/4, 43/2A, Kalapara & Patuakhali & Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) was held at conference room, Hotel Beach Haven, Kuakata, Patuakhali on December 8, 2019. The objectives of this session were to …

Satkhira’s TA-office assets for sale

BGP TA-part is reducing activities in Satkhira. Only a small group of colleagues will remain active from January 2020. Therefore we have office and guesthouse furniture and equipment for sale. To be eligible to buy this from us, buyers need to comply with our bid submission instructions. All information with …

Situation after cyclone Bulbul

On 9 November cyclone Bulbul hit Bangladesh. The situation report by the Needs Assesment Working Group Bangladesh can be downloaded here. Blue Gold Program also made a situation report on the impact of the cyclone on the BGP polders and the role of BWDB, Union Parishads and Water Management Groups …

CAWM Rabi planning workshops

CAWM Rabi Planning Workshop has been organized on Oct 22nd at Patuakhali and 29th at Khulna. The participants were the Lead Farmers & SAAOs of the respective CAWM field, experienced farmers from other CAWM fields, WMA Members, DAE and BWDB officials.  This year a total of 19 (Patuakhali-13, Khulna-6 and …

Newspaper article New Nation on Blue Gold Program

On 21 October, a big article was published in “The New Nation”, a daily national newspaper. It was published by Eng. Md. Amirul Hossain (Project Coordinating Director) of the Blue Gold Program. Below the article can be read. It can also be read in this link and then click p47.

Horizontal learning program on Women empowerment

BGP organised a horizontal Learning event on Women empowerment dated 30th September, 2019 at Basurabad village of Polder-30, 32 participants participated from 5 different WMGs, where 15 were women. 8 participants (5 female 3male) took part in that event from host WMG who are success in their life as leader …

Publications in “Water Resource Engineering” – BWDB magazine

Bangladesh Water Development Board regularly publishes a magazine “Water Resource Engineering”. Engineer Md. Mafuzur Rahman, Director General of BWDB, provided an article named “Water resource development and Bangabandhu”. Md Amirul Hossain, Project Coordinating Director of the Blue Gold Program published an article on production and empowerment through BGP activities, in the same “Water Resource Engineering” magazine. To …