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€59 million for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Nepal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia

The Netherlands WASH SDG Consortium €59 million for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Nepal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The WASH SDG Consortium to contribute to sustainable improved water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for all. Amsterdam, 28 June 2017 – The WASH SDG Consortium – WASH Alliance International (WAI ), Plan Netherlands …

Damco expertise heralds a new era for Supply Chain in Bangladesh

Damco has introduced an end-to-end solution wherein export products will be consolidated in Dhaka, and the full container will then be transported by river barge for onward trans-shipment to Chittagong port. Launched on 13th March 2017, the new supply chain management product is also in line with the government’s philosophy on promoting river transport. With …

Bangladesh ready for next phase to make ship recycling green and sustainable 

​IMO, the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (BRS) have jointly implemented the 30-month “Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling in Bangladesh – Phase I” (SENSREC project).   The Government of Bangladesh is actively seeking international partnerships and financial support to help make the …

Hong Kong Exports Set To Stabilise In 2017

Services Industries to Benefit from Belt and Road Initiative;  Bangladesh Provides Long-term Relocation Opportunities  14 December 2016 – Despite challenges facing the global economy, Hong Kong’s exports are expected to stabilise in 2017, with improvements in export value and volume compared to this year. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) today released its Export …

Bong Curry for the traveller’s Soul – Chawm Ganguly

The myriad influences and their subtle hints in Bengali Cuisine. What do the exiled descendants of the Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Awadh, the family of Tipu Sultan, the Anglo-Indians, the repressed Hindu widows of yore, the Jewish fortune hunters, the Chinese settlers, British Memsahibs and Marwari traders have in common? The answer is simple …

Astronergy equips 8,500 post offices in Bangladesh with solar modules

Astronergy equips 8,500 post offices in Bangladesh with solar modules Off-grid system safeguards only point of contact with the outside world from power cuts Frankfurt (Oder)/Germany, Dhaka/Bangladesh, 14.11.2016 – The solar module manufacturer Astronergy is equipping 8,500 post offices in Bangladesh with German-made photovoltaic modules. Four 250-watt modules on each post office, together with a …

UNESCO recommends halt to Bangladesh coal plant

UNESCO recommends halt to Bangladesh coal plant  Pressure mounts on U.S. government to reject financing WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) released a seminal report recommending that development of the Orion Khulna coal plant in Bangladesh — which the Export-Import Bank of the United States is reportedly considering financing …

Seminar on CSR at iLEAD

Kolkata, 18th June, 2016: As per the last amendment, Sub Section 1 of Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 stipulates that companies having Net worth of INR 500 crore or more; or Turnover of INR 1000 crore or more; or Net Profit of INR 5 crore or more during any financial year shall be required …