Destructive ‘development’ efforts by Water Development Board
Water is the most important resource of Bangladesh. Our livelihood, biodiversity, land fertility all depend on rivers. These rivers are being attacked one after another. India's dams, river connectivity plans, and various projects undertaken within the country, encroachment and pollution are all taking our rivers closer to extinction. Is there a way out of this situation? Anu Muhammad, professor of the economics department at Jahangirnagar University, speaks to The Daily Star Opinion regarding these issues.