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Staff Reporter A day-long dissemination workshop titled ‘Managed Aquifer Recharge for Community Water Supply in Coastal Areas: From Action Research to Sustainable Upscaling’ was held at the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban auditorium of Dhaka University on Monday. Dhaka University, Acacia Water of the Netherlands, UNICEF and the Department of Public Health Engineering jointly organized the workshop. DU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique inaugurated the program as the chief guest. Presided over by Dhaka University Pro- Vice Chancellor (Admin) Prof. Dr. Shahid Akhtar Hossain the inaugural function was addressed by Michiel Slotema, Policy Advisor Water of Netherlands, Dhaka, Hrachya Sargsyan of UNICEF, Bangladesh, Engr. Khaleda Ahsan, Chief Engineer of Public Health Engineering, Government of Bangladesh and Prof. Dr. Kazi Matin Ahmed of DU Geology Department. Addressing the workshop Prof. AAMS Arefin Siddique said scientists and researchers of Dhaka University are involved in many research activities in different areas relating to problem of common people.