BANGLADESH

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15.08.2016 , Rafiqul Islam, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Pay-as-you-go irrigation aims to cut water use in Bangladesh

Farmers will receive smart cards they can use to pay for their water use, instead of paying a fixed cost to middlemen.

Bangladesh achieved remarkable success in expanding solar home system as it provides electricity in vast rural areas.The World Bank is supporting...
Access to reliable, efficient and modern sources of energy is a key enabler of basic economic and societal development, by unlocking significant...
Watersprint, the Sweden-based environmental technology company, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide 50,000...
Measuring energy access through binary indicators is insufficient, and in some cases even misleading. In this work, we critically evaluate the World...
If you have any interest in the off grid solar space, you would certainly be aware of Bangladesh’s success in promoting solar home systems.At the...
Challenge:Agriculture plays an important role in Bangladesh’s economy and employs 45 percent of the country’s workforce.  Water has been a critical...
This publication is part of a series of six country reports on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and higher education in...

21.07.2015 , Yann Doignon

Lighting up the future in Bangladesh

Night falls in Dhaka. Commercial streets glow with lights and the neon-lit stores and restaurants are abuzz with shoppers enjoying a break from...
More than the technology it is the advocacy that allowed the Bright Green Energy Foundation (BGEF) to install more than 145,000 solar home systems...

Country News

The number of SHS installation reached 6.8 million in 2018, which provides electricity in the remote...

The idea came to Bhuiyan while working for an NGO in the wake of a massive cyclone that hit the...

With electric three-wheelers operating in the nation’s rural areas, it is hoped registering them...

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said Friday that its first five solar-powered safe water systems at...

Power generated by the solar pump serves various other needs of the community, like water...

The use of solar energy in irrigation is popular now owing to cost-effective financing and...

Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) has launched two projects to expand the use of...

Solar energy has long powered homes, businesses and portable electronics. Now, it’s powering a field...

The Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD) has been relentless in supporting a greener...

SOLshare has created a new approach to providing affordable solar electricity to everyone in...

Long on the path to development, Bangladesh cannot afford to ignore its vast prospects latent in its...

ME SOLshare, a solar electricity provider to rural and underserved people of Bangladesh, is one of...