News file for: Bangladesh
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of BRAC, has been awarded the 2011 WISE Prize for Education.
A new report showcases the disproportionately high burden of neglected tropical diseases in India and South Asia that continue to plague the 1.5 billion people living in the region.
Farmers in Bangladesh, a country with a record of drought spells, now have two new drought-tolerant rice varieties to choose from: BRRI dhan56 and BRRI dhan57.
Almost seven years after the devastating tsunami of 2004, more than 20 nations will participate in a full-scale exercise to test the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System on October 12.
On World Rabies Day, the World Society for the Protection of Animals launched a global vaccination campaign to protect communities around the world from rabies.
We bring 10 inspirational stories from the WIE 2011 Symposium, representing the voices of women (and men) from all sectors of society who are changing our world.
Britain will help up to a million of the poorest girls in Asia go to school, says U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
On Tuesday, India and Bangladesh set aside their differences at Dhaka and agreed to collaborate in important areas like education, power supply, and preservation of the Royal Bengal Tiger.
The UN predicts a possible major resurgence of the H5N1 avian influenza strain, amid signs that a mutant H5N1-188.8.131.52 strain is spreading throughout Asia and beyond.
The ADB is extending a $300 million energy infrastructure loan for a project to address Bangladesh’s critical power shortages.