This publication provides practical and evidence-based guidance on how to improve women’s access to land as an essential element to achieve social and economic development and enjoyment of human rights, peace and stability in the specific context of the Muslim world.
In this article, we critically review the developmental claims made for the construction of the Rampal power plant in southwestern Bangladesh, in the light of evidence about transformations of land control related to this construction project. Land has become a heavily contested resource in the salinity-intruded southwestern coastal area of Bangladesh.
Badabon Sangho is (a non-profit and non political organisation) working since June 2015 by a group of motivated and dedicated single women in Southwest region of Bangladesh. We believe that communities are best-suited to identify their needs, and the steps required to change their lives. We work to create economic options, build capacity and self-reliance of grassroots women so they are able to lead their own socio-economic development activities.
Displacement Solutions (DS) works with climate displaced persons, communities, governments and the UN to find rights-based land solutions to climate displacement. DS also works to empower displaced people and refugees to exercise their right to return and have restored to them their original homes, lands and properties through reliance on the right to restitution. DS works together with and on behalf of people who have been displaced not only by conflict, forced eviction or other human rights abuses, but also natural disaster, climate change or other circumstances beyond their control.
The Dutch Land Governance Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue (LG MSD) is a dialogue jointly organized by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, companies, financial institutions, civil society organizations and knowledge institutes. Its organizing committee consists of representatives from Oxfam, Both ENDS, FMO, Actiam, APG, Utrecht University and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Khalifa Foundation-KF started its activities as non government development organization since 1994 to establish human rights for the vulnerable communities in southwest region of Bangladesh. It has been working on the issue of livelihoods, climate change, women rights, child rights and land rights through public awareness, capacity development and alternative income generation.
The Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners (JBIP) is an effort of BIP to give a platform to the professionals, academicians, researches and students to reflect their current analytical and critical thinking concerning the planning issues in and around the world. The issues and contexts of planning broaden from local to global. The aim of this journal is to address all of the issues and contexts aiming to the following objectives:
Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) is one of the largest national grant making organisations in Bangladesh disbursing funds and capacity building support for human rights and governance work within the country. With massive experiences of handling partnership with more than two hundred PNGOs for the last 17 years, MJF has been striving to build capacities of poor and marginalised people in Bangladesh to demand basic services and raise voice against rights violation. MJF also works with public institutions to ensure their responsiveness towards marginalised people.
WJCC is working to develop institutions by increasing capacity of groups, CBOs, federations, and alliances in order to reduce women discrimination and domestic violence through mass campaign and social mobilization. It has been working to establish the women's control over the land through rights and legal education. WJCC is implementing number of projects with support EU and USAID on women rights and local government. Our Vision: An equitable society for all, where Women are self-sufficient and capacitated to mitigate vulnerability and adapt to climate change.
The Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) is a regional, intergovernmental and autonomous organisation. It was established on 6 July 1979 at the initiative of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations with support from several other UN bodies and donors. The Centre came into being to meet the felt needs of the developing countries at that time as an institution for promoting integrated rural development in the region.
Bangladesh Law Digest (BDLD) is a leading law journal in Bangladesh. It started its journey on June 2, 2015 with a view to providing the lawyers, legal researchers and law students with a brilliant platform to dissect, analyze and synthesize various issues pertaining to the legal field. It strives to develop legal research and writing skills of students while publishing articles that serve both practitioners and academicians.
ECDO’s mission is to assist indigenous communities in working for a positive and sustainable change for those deprived of rights and opportunities by implementing both service delivery and rights based approaches. ECDO implements its activities in a fully participatory and bottom-up approach with an emphasis on empowerment from within indigenous communities.
A consulting company operating from Dhaka, Bangladesh, is capable of pooling together expertise of in-house and associated resource persons from developed and developing countries to address development issues facing the developing countries ADSL’s resource persons are drawn from academic and research institutes and from public and private sector entities.
ADSL’s approach to consulting for change strongly emphasizes on research needs and advocates recognition of research-policy linkages to achieve sustainable socio-economic changes.