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‘community rights’ posts

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 ...

A Story of Zarina Charan

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Change, community rights, food security, Gender Equality, Pakistan, Uamdao Ben Noikorn, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | No Comments »

Sindh, Pakistan _  Zarina Charan was looking optimistic to live a full, secure life. The Pakistani lady from Nihal Charan Village was planning to grow grains and fodder crops instead of cash crops, rationalizing that buying food items from market ...

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 ...