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‘Bangladesh’ posts

From Bangkok to Dhaka: My Journey to Create Impact at Scale

Saturday, July 9th, 2016 Posted in Asia, Bangladesh, Change, food security, Gender Equality | No Comments »

Entrepreneurship development and empowerment are complementary to each other particularly in the gender context in which women involvement is involved. In Bangladesh where I come from, there is a growing class of women entrepreneurs who are taking the challenge to ...

Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

Friday, November 28th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized | No Comments »

  Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

18th SAARC Summit: A Missed Opportunity for South Asia?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | No Comments »

By Monisha Biswas We are aware that the Millennium Development Goals set a target to half down poverty and hunger by 2015 and we know the status of progress. But many of us are not aware about a much comprehensive framework ...

Make the Right Move

Friday, November 7th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Humanitarian, Philippines | No Comments »

By Lan Mercado

Women Shape Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in Bangladesh

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh | No Comments »

Bangladesh is a country hard hit by climate change, which threatens the livelihoods of a large number of people.  Roughly half of Bangladesh’s population is made up of women, 80 percent of whom live in rural areas. Climate change is making ...

Changing from Within

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Change, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_2081" align="alignleft" width="300"] Oxfam staff from South Asia countries were attending the South Asia Learning event on WIN and Emerging Theory of Change which took place in Kathmandu, Nepal in May.[/caption]

Partnership for shared benefits: Everyone grows and thrives

Monday, September 30th, 2013 Posted in Bangladesh, Cherian Mathews, RD's Journal | 1 Comment »

This is an abridged version of keynote address by Cherian Mathews, Asia Regional Director, Oxfam GB at CSR Asia Summit 2013 - “Responsible Growth, Inclusive Development” on September 17 ,2013, Bangkok, Thailand I have just returned from Bangladesh where I visited ...

Water grab: an imminent threat to Asia’s food security

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 Posted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines | 1 Comment »

Walking into a fisherman’s house in Marunda village, North Jakarta, the first thing that I could not help noticing was a modern water dispenser and a well-known foreign branded water bottle. “It is the only valuable item in our house. ...