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Research Report
Water and energy are two fundamental elements for achieving sustainable development in South Asia, a region facing many challenges of achieving the sustainable development goals under resource constraints. Water and energy are inherently inter‐dependent which requires a nexus perspective to address their synergy. However, sectoral approaches have...
Research Report
Author:
Tarekul
Islam
Water and energy are two fundamental elements for achieving sustainable development in South Asia, a region facing many challenges of achieving the sustainable development goals under resource constraints. Water and energy are inherently inter‐dependent which requires a nexus perspective to address their synergy. However, sectoral approaches have...
Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.6 No.2
Author:
M. Ashraf Ali
High arsenic concentrations in groundwater were first detected in western Bangladesh in the early 1990s. The arsenic is of natural origin and is believed to be mobilized in the subsurface by a number of mechanisms that are not yet clearly understood. Estimates of the population in Bangladesh now exposed to concentrations over the national drinking...