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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2013

Forest dependent people of Mirsarai Upazila receive donation

Mr. Muhammad Ashraf hossain, Upazila Nirbahi Officer distributed the cheque to the leaders of Khaiyachara and Baroiadala National Park Co-Management Committee

Forest dependent people of Mirsarai Upazila received donation of 350000 Taka from YPSA and Arannayk Foundation in an occasion held at the office of Mirsarai Upazila Nirbahi Officer on 30 December 30, 2013. Mr. Muhammad Ashraf hossain, Upazila Nirbahi Officer distributed the cheque to the leaders of Khaiyachara and Baroiadala National Park Co-Management Committee.

YPSA has been implementing a project with the objectives of establishment of a collaborative management system (co-management) for a sizable forested area of Mirsarai hills involving local communities, Forest Department (FD) and other stakeholders for the restoration of tree cover and biodiversity and sustainable management of the forest, improvement of livelihood of the poor people living in and around the forests and their access to fuel wood through alternative means and creation of opportunities for revenue generation from forest recreation or eco-tourism based activities benefiting local community.

Program Officer of YPSA Mr. Shahadat Hossain moderated the program while Mr. Ekramul Arefin, Baroiadala Range Officer and Mr. Sarwar Uddin, President of National Park Co-management Committee delivered their speech.