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  • Reply to: Too often, Dhaka remains inaccessible for people with disabilities   5 days 11 hours ago

    The Bank should make sure that the authorities employ persons with disabilities in designing, advising, monitoring the progress and evaluating the outcomes of the projects. Or else, as it happened previously, the non-disabled so-called planners and contractors and engineers (mostly) with no knowledge and respect for accessibility will just finished the job to get paid. Accessibility is a human rights. We all need accessible environment as our body changes all the time.

  • Reply to: Solar Irrigation Pumps: A New Way of Agriculture in Bangladesh   1 week 1 day ago

    Mr.Tarif or any other person of interest,

    I can provide you semi-portable solar-powered water tanks to feed an entire community in any location as well as solar-powered pumps for irrigation as mentioned by you and in the WB report.

    For more information, you may contact me: Shayer Saraf

  • Reply to: Digital Financial Inclusion of the Rural Poor in Bangladesh   1 week 1 day ago

    I'm Mamun from Chapai Nawabganj, Bangladesh. I've involved to supply arsenic free safe drinking water. Now I wish to serve safe drinking water in educational institutions. But I have not a water treatment plant. I need some fund to setup plant. How I can get help from World Bank .
    I'm waiting for your response.

  • Reply to: Technology can help Afghanistan better manage its natural disasters   1 week 1 day ago


    though interested by your article, i noticed, that the scale of the map in figure 1 is flawed. A simple comparison with google maps already shows, that the (in red) flodd affected area should not be more than 300 m * 100 m This leads to confusion, please correct.

    Kinds regards, TS

  • Reply to: Sri Lanka’s women want to work—and thrive in the workplace   1 week 2 days ago

    I do not agree that TEWA goes against employing women. Your point is not valid. It is the employers who need this reviewed and it works in favour of women. Only amendment I would suggest is that now the law is applicable to those employing 15 workers. No of workers should increase to may be 200