NEWS

Blue Economy a New Potential Investment Sector: Bida

August 7, 2022

The blue economy is the new potential sector of investment in Bangladesh and it is possible to earn billions of dollars from this sector in the next f...

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Rapid Climate Migration Fuels Slum Growth in Bangladeshi Capital

August 7, 2022

2,000 people move from rural areas to Dhaka’s overcrowded slums every day Coastal and river erosion in Bangladesh claim at least 10,000 hec...

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Cox’s Bazar to generate 60MW from wind energy by December

August 2, 2022

Bangladesh’s power generation from large- and medium-scale wind-run power plants will increase manifold by December next year, as construction w...

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Specific Strategic Plan Needed to Tap the Possibilities of the Blue Economy: Experts

August 2, 2022

The government should formulate a specific plan to identify exact areas in the sea with resources to tap the possibilities of the blue economy by attr...

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Ukraine War: Deal Signed to Allow Grain Exports to Resume by Sea

July 24, 2022

Ukraine and Russia have signed "mirror" deals which will allow Kyiv to resume exports of grain through the Black Sea. The agreement will ...

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‘Long-Term Strategy Essential to Tap Blue Economy Potentials’

July 24, 2022

Bangladesh lacks a long-term strategic plan to explore the potentials of the blue economy, say experts and policy makers. "Bangladesh's development p...

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Fishermen all Geared Up as Marine Fishing Resumes After 65 Days

July 24, 2022

The long wait of the country's coastal fishermen has ended as fishing in the sea resumed on Saturday midnight after a 65-day ban. Thousands of fisher...

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BIWTC to Launch 3 Cruise Ships to Boost Coastal, Regional Tourism

July 18, 2022

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) is going to launch three cruise vessels for the first time in the country that would operate...

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Mitigating Inland Maritime Incidents with Law

July 18, 2022

In the last two decades, the inland maritime accidents have accelerated in the country and over six thousand people have lost their lives, were injure...

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Bangladesh Ranks 3rd in Producing Sweetwater Fish

July 18, 2022

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh ranked third in producing freshwater fish, behind China and India. The South Asian nation is now also the third bigges...

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UN head declares ‘ocean emergency’ as global leaders gather in Lisbon

July 3, 2022

The UN secretary general has declared that the world is in the middle of an “ocean emergency”, and urged governments to do more to restore...

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MDA: Core of Security Cooperation in BIMSTEC

July 3, 2022

On June 6 this year, the Bay of Bengal Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), the regional organisation exclusive to the Bay, ce...

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