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    Minister orders no more lease of Bangladesh forest lands

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:23pm on November 22, 2020

    Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin on Sunday directed the country’s eight divisional commissioners for taking measures not to lease out forestlands...

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    4.58 lakh acres of Bangladesh forest disappear

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:50pm on November 21, 2020

    Over 4.58 lakh acres of the country’s forestlands, as mentioned in the cadastral survey, have disappeared over the past 70 years due to the development...

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    JS committee for enhancing drives against forest grabbers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:19am on October 20, 2020

    The parliamentary standing committee on environment, forest and climate change ministry on Monday recommended enhancing drives against the forest grabbers. The meeting, chaired by Saber...

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    TIB concerned over move to lease out forest land

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on October 04, 2020

    Transparency International Bangladesh on Saturday expressed its concern over a move to lease the land of a reserved forest to a private company for tea...

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    JS body for review of forest dept lawyers’ performance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25am on August 11, 2020

    The parliamentary standing committee on the environment, forest and climate change ministry on Monday asked the forest department to present an evaluation report on the...

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    JS body for reviving forests as per CS survey

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:59pm on July 26, 2020

    The parliamentary standing committee on environment, forest and climate change ministry on Sunday recommended for reviving forests in the country according to the Cadastral Survey...

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    64pc people benefit from forest resources

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:15am on June 23, 2020

    About 64 per cent people in the country benefit from collecting trees and forest products, according to the first-ever Bangladesh Forest Inventory. It reveals that...

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    Committees formed for assessing loss of Sunderbans

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:31am on May 22, 2020

    The forest department formed four committees to give account of losses of the world’s largest mangrove forest, the Sunderbans, which was hit by the cyclone...

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    Government plans to increase forest coverage to 24 per cent by 2025

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on March 22, 2020

    The government has made a plan to increase the forest coverage in the county to 24 per cent of its total area by 2025, minister...

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    Forest biodiversity in Bangladesh

    Mohammed Kamal Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2020

    INTERNATIONAL Day of Forests is observed every March 21 to create awareness among people of the importance of forests and their vital role in poverty...