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Second visit to Dhaka

Second visit to Dhaka

A few weeks ago I went to Dhaka, Bangladesh for the second time (read about the first visit here). I am now the project leader for the project we have with the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), and the first visit I organized was not quite a routine one, as we were going to have an event to launch a climate report written by BMD with the help of the Norwegian Meteorological Institute. More on this later… Our trip went smoothly this…

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Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Last week I spent a couple of days in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. The ministery of Foreign Affairs in Norway pays for a project where my institute helps the Bangladesh Meteorological Department. This project has been going for 4-5 years already, and I have recently been asked to join. It was my first visit to Asia, and the traffic chaos was overwhelming! It can take anything from 20 minutes to 1.5 hours to reach the department from our…

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