Category: Resource | Waterbody

Baors (oxbow lakes) of Bangladesh

Fishing by using seine net in Bookbhara Baor

Fishing by using seine net in Bookbhara Baor

Baors (in Bangla) or Oxbow lakes (in English) are one of the very common inland water bodies of Bangladesh. There are about six hundred oxbow lakes …read more

Category: Resource | Waterbody

Kaptai Lake

Bangladesh is enriched with extensive potential water resources distributed all over the country. Kaptai Lake is one of the most important freshwater body which is the largest man-made freshwater resource in the South-East Asia as well as in Bangladesh. The Kaptai Lake was created by damming the river Karnaphuli near Kaptai of Rangamati district in 1961. This lake was primarily created for hydro-electrical power generation.

Physical structure:

Kaptai Lake …read more