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#blocktheboat Charleston 12-20-2012

Selected Raw Video from the #blocktheboat demonstration and pcket against the landing of cargo aboard the Carolina Maersk that includes clothing made by workers burned to death the the garment factory fire in Bangladesh. Edited video will follow soon.

ADB to lend Bangladesh $45 mln for water resource project| Reuters

Oct 07, 2015    

DHAKA The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is part-funding expansion of a water resources project in southwest Bangladesh that has sharply increased agriculture production and benefited nearly 200,000 people, it said on Tuesday.ADB is providing a $45 million loan and the government of the Netherlands is expected to give a grant of $7 million. Both provided initial funding for the scheme, which was approved in 2005.The new funds will help renovate or build gated water retention structures and flood embankments, and re-excavate clogged drainage and irrigation canals.Sustainable water resources manag...

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