YPSA is implementing a project “Climate Change Adaption by Ensuring Water and Sanitation Facility in Cyclone Shelter” funded by Every Drop Matters (EDM), a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The Coca-Cola Company. YPSA has started to [...]Continue reading..
One to one advocacy with the local government and influential persons for ensuring housing land and property rights of climate displaced people held in Sandwip (An island near Chittagong). YPSA’s project team members met with Mr. Mostafa Kamal Pasa (Member [...]Continue reading..
Continuous sea-level rise and massive erosion, both manifestations of global climate change, are shrinking the size of Sandwip upazila and this is on the verge of disappearance. Climate displaced people are common phenomenon in this upazila and the number of [...]Continue reading..
YPSA and Arannayk Foundation (AF) recently made an official contract to implement a comprehensive long term project called “Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project ( CRPARP)” . The Bangladesh Forest Department , Ministry of Environment and Forest (BFD) , [...]Continue reading..
Sitakund Girls School defeats P.H. Amin Academy and becomes champion at the final round of Coastal Kids Debate Competition 2013 organized by YPSA on 3rd October at Chittagong Police Institution Auditorium. Topic of the final round was “Climate Change is [...]Continue reading..
YPSA organized a stakeholder consultation meeting with the GOs, NGOs and Civil Society group working for Climate Displaced People under YPSA-HLP rights initiative project at Upazilla Officer’s Club of Banskhali on 24th September’13 supported by Displacement Solutions. This event chaired [...]Continue reading..
YPSA started advocacy with local government from Mirsharai, Sitakund and Banskhali Upazilla for ensuring Housing, Land and Property rights of climate displaced people. HLP project team members brief the target government officials and local elected representatives on HLP program and [...]Continue reading..
Advocacy with key stakeholders are very important if we want policy changes and effective use of policies. During the visit of Displacement solution’s representative Mr. Ezekiel Simperingham to Bangladesh, YPSA tried to accelerate this advocacy process to sensitize the policy [...]Continue reading..
YPSA organized advocacy meeting with the legal groups and lawyers association in Chittagong at Chittagong Bar Association auditorium for sharing the rights of climate change displaced persons in Bangladesh under YPSA-HLP rights initiative project on 26th August’13 supported by Displacement Solutions. Md. [...]Continue reading..
YPSA organized two days training workshop on International Legal Issues related to climate displacement in Bangladesh at YPSA- HRDC, Chittagong during 24-25 August, 2013 with the support of Displacement Solutions. Total 15 participants from YPSA-HLP project and senior staffs from different [...]Continue reading..
New global rules outlining the rights of people and communities who lose their homes, land and livelihoods due to the effects of climate change have been approved. The approval, by an eminent group of international lawyers, United Nations officials and [...]Continue reading..
International conference on “Pathways for Climate Resilient Livelihoods in Himalayan River Basins” jointly organized by Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)-India, International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA)-Austria, Young Power in Social Action (YPSA)-Bangladesh and Rural Support Programmes Network (RSPN)- [...]Continue reading..
Monthly meeting of “Baroiadala National Park Co-Management Committee” held at Owahedpur Union Parishad office, Mirsharai on 25 July. President of the committee Mr. Sharwar Uddin presided over the meeting while Assistant Forest Guard Md. Belaet Hossain, Md. Yusuf, Officer in charge [...]Continue reading..
Representatives from 24 forest dependent people’s organizations received training on financial management at the Mirsharai Union Parishad Office on 16 June 2013.Continue reading..
YPSA distributed fruit tree seedlings among the forest dependent people promoting tree growing in homesteaded and non-utilized lands at Mirshahrai on 16 June 2013.Continue reading..
YPSA in collaboration with a local organization LoCOs organized a workshop on “Mapping Study of Actors and Institutions of Bangladesh Govt. relevant to climate displacement” under the project Bangladesh Housing, Lands and Property Rights Initiative at AOSED conference room, Khulna [...]Continue reading..
YPSA in collaboration with Upazila Administration and Forest Department, Mirsharai arranged rally and discussion meeting to mark the World Environment Day 2013 with the theme “Think. Eat. Save.” on 5 June 5, 2013. Mr. Razaul Karim, Upazila assistant commissioner (Land) [...]Continue reading..
Mirsharai Upazila Administration and Forest Department formed “Baroiadala National Park Co-Management Committee” in a meeting at the Uapazila Conference Hall, Mirsharai on 30 May with the support of YPSA’s Restoration and Conservation of Biodiversity project. Mirsharai Upazila Nirbari Officer Md. [...]Continue reading..
Baraydala National park co-management council was formed by YPSA’s climate change related project “Restoration and Conservation of biodiversity in the denuded hills in Sitakunda and Mirsharai”. Assembly of this council was held at Mirsharai Upazila Parishad office on April 28, [...]Continue reading..
YPSA organized a two-day training workshop “Organization development and management” for the forest dependent people’s organization at YPSA HRDC Sitakund campus. Mr. MD. Shahin Imran, UNO of Sitakund was present as chief guest during the opening session.Continue reading..