A review of environmental policy and legislation in Bangladesh.

Abstract

Increasing industrialisation and lack of waste treatment is leading to a major water pollution problem in many parts of Bangladesh, impacting on aquatic ecosystems and the population who depend on them for their livelihood activities. However, Bangladesh has a well developed set of environmental policies, Acts and Rules that deal with industrial pollution of water, soil and air. This paper provides a brief synopsis of the content and applicability of the policies and legislation.

Citation

Final Research Report Section 2. 13 pp.

A review of environmental policy and legislation in Bangladesh.

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