Reservoirs of rainwater provide precious potable water in th ... , Shyamnagar, Satkhira, Bangladesh © IUCN/M Mizanur Rahman, 2015
This project addresses the acute freshwater crisis in the project site. Rain water harvesting is a poplar adaptive practice. Many units have been established bt government and civil society bu the maintainance system needs to be improved. This project will establish new units and at the same time establish mechanisms for repairing and maintainance of the old rain water harvesting units in the four targeted unions of Shyamnagar upazilla.
The project will contributre to freshwater availability of more than 3000 inhabitants including men, women, children, disabled and other vulnerable groups.
The project prioritizes gender equality and considers geder sensitivity for selection of places for rain water harvesting units.
It will use communications means to aware beneficiaries about the needs and ways of conserving rain water and maintainance of rain water harvesting units.
The project is focused on community resilience buiding to salinity ingress asumed to be caused by climate change.
Atulia, Munshigonj, Iswaripur and Burigoalini Union of Shyamnagar Upazila, Satkhira district. Bangladesh
20th Sep 2013 to 19th Mar 2015
Communities of Atulia, Munshigonj, Iswaripur and Burigoalini Unions of Shyamnagar upazilla
EADA (Environment and Agricultural Development Association)