Environmental initiatives, waste management and technology dissemination in Bangladesh
The project aims to facilitate environmental and social consciousness and improvement through environmental initiatives and technology partnerships and dissemination, with a focus on waste management and recycling activities in selected areas in Bangladesh.
Main activities are:
awareness building, communication and knowledge/information sharing including EU-Asia partnerships;
introduction of alternative eco-friendly technologies and practices including demonstration activities;
training and skills development;
advocacy and lobbying for greater environmental controls at local, national, regional and international level.
Practical Action Bangladesh has started this project as a partner of BASA (Bangladesh Association for Social Advancement). It particularly focuses on supporting eco-friendly technology implementation, dissemination and development, including establishing a number of demonstration units. It also provides support for monitoring and evaluation of technology initiatives, plays a catalytic role to bring other partners together through training, back-up support and as a knowledge broker.
This project started working on July 2005. It will continue until July 2007.
This project is part of Practical Action Bangladesh's Access to Infrastructure Services programme.