Water Resources Planning Organization (WARPO) has launched a platform ‘Let’s Talk Water’ to facilitate dissemination of research findings and related knowledge on different strategic issues relevant to water with a view to create a stronger community equipped to respond today’s difficult water related problem in the country. The first workshop under the platform titled “‘Assessing Health, Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation in Populous Deltas: The ESPA Deltas Project” was held on 10 August 2016 in the Conference Room of WARPO, 72, Green Road, Dhaka. The research findings reveal new perspective about the impact of climate change and socio-economic changes on the coastal livelihood.
The Key paper presentation was made by Dr. Mashfiqus Salehin, Professor and Director, IWFM, BUET, Dhaka. Dr. Khondaker Azharul Haq, President, Bangladesh Water Partnership (BWP) and Md. Sarafat Hossain Khan, Director General, WARPO discussed the paper from different perspective. The Prof. Dr M. Monowar Hossain, Executive Director, IWM & Coordinator, Delta Alliance (Bangladesh Wing) presided over the meeting. A large number of experts from different agencies attended the meeting.