The rivers that won't be tamed

Pearce, Fred
April 1991
New Scientist;4/13/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1764, p38
Asserts that a plan to protect the cities and plains of Bangladesh from floods could be a disaster in the making. High embankments designed to contain the Ganges and the Brahmaputra; Bangladesh Flood Action Plan; Involvement of World Bank; Estimated cost; Barry Dalal-Clayton and doubts about man-made interventions; Meghna-Dhanagoda irrigation project.


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