ActionAid Bangladesh is organising the 7th International Water Conference 2022 on "Teesta River Basin: Overcoming the challenges".

As a continuation of ActionAid Bangladesh’s advocacy on pro-people water justice and people’s indigenous rights to the rivers, This year, the conference aims at informing and sensitizing key stakeholders on the existing challenges faced by the communities along the Teesta riverbank and solicit solutions to overcome the water disputes. The session will also stock take on the anthropogenic impacts on the river morphology and regional disputes.

The 3-day long hybrid event will provide a formidable platform to bring together, targeted stakeholders including public authorities, civil society, academics, the private sector, and grassroots communities.

Thematic Areas of Discussion

Theme 1: History, morphology, and spatiotemporal changes of Teesta and surrounding river

Theme 2: Structural interventions and anthropogenic impacts on Teesta River Basin

Theme 3: The changing geopolitics and the Teesta River basin

Theme 4: Teesta River Basin and its Ecosystem

Theme 5: Teesta River Basin and Gender Implications

Abstract Submission 

We welcome the submission of abstracts under the thematic areas.

Please note the following deadlines for submission 

Please submit the abstract: Form


This year the top 3 research papers (2 National & 1 International) will be awarded with 3-month fellowship to assist them to transform their research into action.

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 For further queries email: tariqul.rifat@actionaid.org