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Lower Brahmaphutra (13)

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Brahmaputra basin shared by China, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan , covers an area of 651,335 sq. km., is the home to about 118 million people. The river carries an average annual sediment load of about 400 million metric tons at Pandu (Assam) which is mostly used as an aggregate material for construction purposes. Deforestation and construction of embankments has altered the riverine ecosystem drastically, ...

A team of experts from ICIMOD and Aaranyak have installed flood early warning systems (FEWS) enabled by wireless technology along the Jiadhal and Singara rivers in Assam, India. The installation was carried out under the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) and is intended...

The Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh established the Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS) as a public trust in 2002 under the Trusts Act of 1882. It has been functioning under the aegis of the Ministry of Water Resources and a Board of Trustees.

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