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  • Ganges drainage

    Unlocking the Potential of Coastal Bangladesh

    Basin, Ganges, Homepage Highlights October 25, 2013 at 07:12 2 comments

    More than one million hectares of land in the coastal zone of Bangladesh are contained within polders, low-lying tracts of land that are enclosed by embankments. Constructed during the 1960s and 1970s, the ¬†polders were designed to control flooding and increase agricultural production. Today farmers within the polders, 80% of […]

     
  • Niger Basin Focal Project (PN64)

    Niger, Phase 1, Phase 1 Niger October 21, 2011 at 06:58 0 comments

    Full Project Title: Basin Focal Project Niger (PN64) Introduction The Niger Basin, spanning 9 countries and over 1 200 000 km2, presents a variety of diverse and complex issues. A large transboundary basin supporting over 95 million people, it is characterized by extreme rural poverty.¬† The basin countries suffer from […]