Sunderbans were hit by cyclone BulBul

On the 9th of November the cyclone «BulBul» hit Sunderbans. The damages were devastating to the villagers in our project areas. It is estimated that 60.000 houses and 460.000 people in total in West Bengal have been affected. JGVK has assessed that in their village, Jyotishpur, 75 % of crops and 65 % of fruit and timber trees were damaged. They noticed … More Sunderbans were hit by cyclone BulBul

Study of bacteria levels in drinking water from tube wells to storage tanks

Our members Stine and Astrid visited JGVK in June to work on a project regarding water quality in households in collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and UBU. In rural communities in low-income countries, the population is at a high risk of contracting waterborne diseases due to a lack of microbially safe water … More Study of bacteria levels in drinking water from tube wells to storage tanks

Meet UBU’s new project leaders of SWRM

Since summer 2019, the Sustainable Water Resource Management (SWRM) project in India has a shared project leadership in UBU. Tine Engedal and Marie Mustelin have taken over the responsibility of managing the communication with our local partner JGVK, following-up on the project activities and facilitating the monthly meetings.  With an academic background in agricultural development, … More Meet UBU’s new project leaders of SWRM