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‘food security’ 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 ...

Utilizing remittance for access to financial and enterprise services for rural women in Nepal

Monday, January 18th, 2016 Posted in Asia, Change, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Nepal | No Comments »

  Rural enterprise development is a key to poverty alleviation in Nepal as the government’s 13th development plan includes micro-enterprise development as part of strategy for poverty reduction.

Asian women farmers demand climate funds from leaders at the Paris climate talks

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 Posted in Asia, Climate change adaptation, community rights, food security, Women's Rights | No Comments »

  Mayaboti Coach, a 46-year old farmer, lives in Rangtia village, which is located at the Northern border of Bangladesh. She is a member of an indigenous group referred to as the “Coach” community.

Sustainable agriculture is Asean’s best bet against climate change

Monday, May 25th, 2015 Posted in ASEAN, Asia, Climate change adaptation, coastal management, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Inequality | No Comments »

Fighting Poverty in Asia

Monday, May 18th, 2015 Posted in Change, community rights, food security, Inequality | No Comments »

Poverty reduction is not new in the developmental sector. Once you start talking about it, there’s no stopping to it. For decades, world leaders have unanimously agreed that sustainable growth is not possible unless poverty is reduced. Even US President ...

What’s Happening to 3.4 million Evicted People after World Bank’s Lendings

Friday, April 17th, 2015 Posted in community rights, food security, Inequality, Land rights | No Comments »

The Answer is Nothing. Many things have happened behind the scenes since the launch of Even It Up Campaign last year both inside and outside Oxfam. Following Oxfam's own report revealing the World Bank's private-lending arm, the IRC, with similar findings, ...

When Women Own a Piece of Land  

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Change, community rights, food security, Gender Equality, Pakistan, Uamdao Ben Noikorn, Women's Rights | 2 Comments »

In a one’s lifetime, a piece of land is certainly among the most important material possessions the person could have. Yet, more than 1 billion people – nearly one fifth of the world’s population cannot have their most basic needs ...

The Women Climate Fighters of Nepal

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Climate change adaptation, food security, Gender Equality, Inequality, Nepal, Women's Rights | No Comments »

Krishnaa Budha: Water that Changes the Village Residents of Tolepani village in Dailekh, Nepal, had virtually no water to drink. Women had to walk down to Lohorey river for 2 hours for a couple of pitchers of drinking water. Without water, ...