Tanjila Akhter, Lecturer at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, discusses some of the key drinking water challenges coastal Bangladesh faces in light of SDG6.1 target.
A new article published in Annals of the American Association of Geographers explores how drinking water risks have been constructed and have evolved in the Bangladeshi media since the 1980s.
Md Saif Uddin, PhD Fellow at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, discusses how his research as part of the REACH programme aims to understand and address water-logging and river sedimentation issues in coastal Bangladesh.
REACH Early-Career Researcher Feature: How women bear the brunt of water-related risks in coastal Bangladesh
Sabrina Zaman, an MPhil student at the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, University of Dhaka, shares insights from her REACH research looking at the impacts of water insecurity on women in coastal Bangladesh.
Three grants awarded to explore inequalities, gender and marginalisation issues in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Kenya
A total of £150,000 in REACH funding was awarded to teams in each county to co-build knowledge on socio-economic inequalities and marginalisation issues, with a focus on gender and disability.
Following a REACH High-Level Symposium in Dhaka on 12 April, Dr Rob Hope, Prof Mashfiqus Salehin and Dara Johnston reflect on how the REACH programme is advancing work in collaboration with government, practice and private sector stakeholders to deliver water security for the poor.
For World Water Day, our directors reflect on how REACH will contribute to the International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development through our work on managing the water quality trade-offs associated with industrialisation and urbanisation.
WSUP-REACH Research call: £80,000 available to explore attitudes to urban river pollution in Bangladesh
REACH and the WSUP-led Urban Sanitation Research Initiative are jointly commissioning a 12-months research project to explore citizen and decision-maker attitudes to water pollution in Bangladeshi cities.
In search of acceptable, accessible and affordable drinking water services – A tale of households in coastal Bangladesh
Following a visit in Khulna District, Bangladesh, Dr Sonia Hoque reflects on the diversity of drinking water services and risks in Polder 29, and their implications for water security.
Call for applications: £150,000 available for researchers to Explore Inequalities in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Kenya
We are launching a call for applications for studies ‘Exploring Inequalities’ in three of our eight REACH Observatories: Dhaka (Bangladesh), Wukro (Ethiopia), and Kitui (Kenya).