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News Category: Environment and Climate Change

Meeting with Mr. Baker Bhuiyan (Chairman of Sitakunda Upazilla )

Advocacy for ensuring HLP rights of climate displaced people

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…

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YPSA team with Mr. Al-Haj Jafrul Islam Chowdhury MP 292 Chittagong-15, Bangladesh Parliament

Advocacy with Political Leaders and Administration for ensuring rights of Climate Displaced People

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…

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Md. Kamal Uddin, Secretary of Chittagong Bar Association addressing

Advocacy Workshop with Chittagong Bar Association on “Ensuring rights of climate displaced people in Bangladesh’ held

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…

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Training on International legal issues related to climate displacement in Bangladesh

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…

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Flood victims displace

Displacement principles give climate victims hope

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…

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YPSA participants in a Group photo

International conference on “Pathways for Climate Resilient Livelihoods in Himalayan River Basins” held in New Delhi

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…

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Monthly meeting of “Baroiadala National Park Co-Management Committee” held

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…

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Training workshop

Forest dependent people’s organizations received training on financial management

Representatives from 24 forest dependent people’s organizations received training on financial management at the Mirsharai Union Parishad Office on 16 June 2013.

Fruit trees distribution program

Fruit trees distribution among the forest dependent people

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.

Participants in the workshop

Workshop on ‘Mapping Study of Actors and Institutions of Bangladesh Govt. relevant to Climate Displacement’ held in Khulna

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,…

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Rally on World Environment Day 2013 at Mirsarai

YPSA observed World Environment Day 2013

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…

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Mirsharai Upazila Nirbari Officer Md. Ashraf Hossain

“Baroiadala National Park Co-Management Committee” formed

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…

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Baraydala National park co-management council assembly

Baraydala National park co-management council formed

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…

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Training on “Organization development and management” held

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…

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More Assistance Needed from Bangladesh Government for Displaced Communities

DS and YPSA Urge Bangladesh Government to do More to Assist Climate Displaced Communities Displacement Solutions (DS) recently completed its fourth visit to Bangladesh in conjunction with its Bangladesh Climate…

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Officials from Department of Forest visit YPSA

High level officials from Department of Forest, Chittagong visited YPSA’s project activities of “Restoration and Conservation of Biodiversity in the Denuded Hills” in Mirsharai on 15 January. They discussed with…

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Winners with the judges in the award giving ceremony

First Annual Coastal Kids writing competition successfully completed

Displacement Solutions announced writing contest under the Coastal Kids Project to promote further incentive for the students to dive into learning about climate change. November 1st, 2012 marked the commencement…

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YPSA participated in the Climate Change Fair

YPSA participated in the Climate Change Fair organized by UTSA with the support of Concern Universal Bangladesh. The Fair was held at Zela Shilpa Kala Academy, Chittagong on 13th December…

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Speech of chief guest

District level advocacy meeting on “Rights of Climate Displaced People” held in Feni

“Feni district mainly Sonagaji, and Fulgaji areas have been facing severe river erosion over the last few years. Government took initiative to rehabilitate the land less people here. Government officials…

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“Synchronized efforts, ignoring manipulation of political pressure and mass participation should be ensured”

“Many organizations implementing few biggest rehabilitation projects here in Nowkhali but some of them were not able to deliver their service properly. Synchronized efforts, ignoring manipulation of political pressure and mass…

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