• A young child in a dark area is looking towards the camera. He is leaning against a black wall.

    Duration: October 2004 - June 2008
    Budget: US$1,282,727
    Implementing Agencies: UNIDO

    The programme targeted the communities of Hajiganj and Shahrasti – two districts in Bangladesh with the highest levels of arsenic intoxication – and provided appropriate technology to eliminate arsenic from drinking water, enhanced the capacities of local institutions to treat arsenicosis-affected patients, and raised awareness of arsenic-related issues to avoid further contamination.