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Paurashavas need to be self-reliant for managing citywide fecal sludge- says the LGRD&C Minister Mr. Md. Tazul Islam, MP

2020-10-24T21:07:51+06:00

"Being a country with a large population comes with its merits and demerits. It is essential to contain, eliminate and manage the amount of waste we generate, and in doing so, the role of the public representatives is of utmost importance." said Mr. Md. Tazul Islam MP, Honorable Minister, MoLGRD&C. The Policy Support Branch (PSB) of the Local Government Division organized a Dissemination Workshop on National Action Plan for Implementation of Institutional and Regulatory Framework for Fecal Sludge Management (NAP for IRF-FSM) for Paurashava in collaboration with ITN-BUET and UNICEF on 18 October 2020. ITN-BUET is the technical partner for [...]

Paurashavas need to be self-reliant for managing citywide fecal sludge- says the LGRD&C Minister Mr. Md. Tazul Islam, MP2020-10-24T21:07:51+06:00

“ITN-BUET can be a role model for other Centers in BUET on what can be achieved with a small team”- said Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Abdul Jabbar Khan

2020-10-07T13:54:48+06:00

On 28 September 2020,  newly appointed Pro-Vice Chancellor of BUET, Prof. Dr. Abdul Jabbar Khan visited ITN-BUET office to learn about the activities, operations, and future plans of the capacity building center. Professor Dr. Tanvir Ahmed, Director, ITN-BUET introduced the officials with the Pro- Vice Chancellor, and presented the journey of the Centre, its achievements, and contribution to the WASH sector. Mr. Alauddin Ahmed, Project Manager, BMGF funded Project, gave an overview of the capacity building project for scaling Fecal Sludge Management in Bangladesh. Mr. Alauddin also expected cordial cooperation from BUET administration on a few issues including operational [...]

“ITN-BUET can be a role model for other Centers in BUET on what can be achieved with a small team”- said Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Abdul Jabbar Khan2020-10-07T13:54:48+06:00

Prof. Dr. Satya Prasad Majumder, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, BUET meets the ITN-BUET team

2020-08-25T18:12:27+06:00

“The exemplary role of ITN-BUET in training should have a long-lasting impact in the sector” -said Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of BUET Professor Dr. Satya Prasad Majumder. On August 23, 2020 Prof. Majumder virtually met ITN-BUET team to discuss the Centre’s activities, functioning mechanism and future course of actions. Professor Dr. Tanvir Ahmed, Director, ITN-BUET introduced ITN-BUET officials with the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor and presented the journey of the Centre, its achievements and contribution to WASH sector. Apart from Director, Mr. Alauddin Ahmed, Project Manager of ITN-BUET highlighted the core attributes of the National level capacity building program on CWIS/FSM, currently [...]

Prof. Dr. Satya Prasad Majumder, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, BUET meets the ITN-BUET team2020-08-25T18:12:27+06:00

Adapting the “new normal” together with the WASH academician

2020-09-05T23:47:42+06:00

Of late, people scarcely meet physically to avoid Covid-19 spread, but their coherence level is now greater than ever. Utilizing the benefits of the online communication system the ITN-BUET team recently met 12 academicians from seven technical universities (KUET, CUET, RUET, SUST, DUET, BAU, and BUET) to strengthen the existing network and to encourage intellectual collaboration in the WASH sector and beyond. The meeting held on 18th August 2020 underscored the importance of academicians working together on WASH and any other urgent issues like the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact to develop critical understanding and cognitive actions. Reviving previous links [...]

Adapting the “new normal” together with the WASH academician2020-09-05T23:47:42+06:00

The fight against the Malasur- the Demon of Defeca

2020-07-15T10:04:00+06:00

BBC Media Action in India, an international charity of the BBC, presented an FSM communication campaign, designed to drive positive FSM behavior among general populations. The presentation was held on 8 July during 8:30 pm – 10 pm (BDT) using the Zoom online platform. The campaign title is, Malasur, the demon of defeca. It is a demon that lives underneath us. The theme was adopted coalescing two words, ‘Mal’ which means poop and ‘Asur’ means demon. So, the Malasur is the Demon of Defeca, an invisible danger lurking around our water. The campaign relates the dangers of open dumping or [...]

The fight against the Malasur- the Demon of Defeca2020-07-15T10:04:00+06:00
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