International Forest Day: Annual deforestation rate in Bangladesh almost double the global average, TIB report says

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the annual deforestation rate in Bangladesh is almost double the global average, 2.6 percent, the TIB said in a statement. Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) called for ensuring transparency, accountability and effective supervision in forest conservation and management. The organisation made the call on the occasion of […]

Century-old forest act needs to be reformed: TIB

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FE Online Report | Published: December 30, 2020 15:11:49 | Updated: December 30, 2020 16:40:37 The nearly century-old forest act-1927 is needed to be widely reformed as the existing law could not work as a safeguard to protect the country’s forest lands, said a new study of the Transparency International, Bangladesh (TIB). The 93-year-old forest […]

TIB finds up to 61% embezzlement in implementing Forest Department projects

The Forest Department puts up a signboard that claims the land as government property Dhaka Tribune The government should take legal action against the forest scammers as they are enemy of the country, says Dr Iftekharuzzaman Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has found up to 61% embezzlement in many cases during allotting fund for implementing forestation […]

TIB study: 14% to 76% corruption found in climate change projects

Apart from corruption, climate change projects were also found to be plagued by lack of skill, management, coordination, and other problems Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has found between 14.36% and 76.92% corruption in four climate change projects on development of coastal infrastructure, renovation and repair. TIB unveiled the study report, titled “Governance challenges in disaster […]