SoLAR Team Visits SIP Sites in Gaibandha, Birganj and Dinajpur A two-member team from SoLAR-SA, Bangladesh along with a personnel from its partnering organization, IDCOL visited several SIP sites in the Gaibandha, Birganj and Dinajpur districts of Bangladesh from 11th to 13th February 2022. The purpose of the visit was to understand the operational mechanisms, design and technical details through interaction SIP operators and field partners.
From 21st February to 1st March 2022 a two-member team from IWMI, SoLAR – Bangladesh visited 10 sites, five each in Northwest and Southwest Bangladesh. These visits were to monitor the progress of the implementation work carried out by NGO Forum, and to measure the flow rates of the SIP vis-à-vis the diesel pumps.
Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), in partnership with the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), Bangladesh and WAVE Foundation, organized a one-day training programme for farmers under the ongoing SDC funded SoLAR-SA project in Bangladesh.