Last 12th February 2019, we have visited the Soil Resource Development Institute, Bandarban, Bangladesh. Another institute named Soil Conservation and Watershed Management Centre (SCWMC) is situated over there. But, the parent organization is SRDI [22.177732°N, 92.188038°E] by the way. The SCWMC buildings are established on the summit (A summit is a point on a surface which is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent) of a hilly area. There are some other hills that are available surrounding the Soil Conservation and Watershed Management Centre. All of the hilly areas are conserved by the SCWMC. They have applied different Soil Conservation Techniques to conserve the hilly area. And, the center works as the modeling zone regarding Soil Conservation of the hilly regions. Hills in Bangladesh occupies 12% of its geographical area of which Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) covers about 10%. Approximately 1.0 million peoples of thirteen tribal groups are living on the resources of this region (Shoaib, 2016).
Soil Conservation Practices Applied by SRDI, Bandarban, Bangladesh