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Understanding resilience at the local level

During our journey back on a ferry to Dhaka from Bagerhaat, I kept thinking about the unending resiliency of our people to adapt with the nature’s fury that often disrupts their lives.  I also learned a critical lesson from Dr. Huq.  That people, above all, are at the core of development in Bangladesh. Our field…

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Strong women and a floating bed

Traveling with ICCCAD in rural Bangladesh visiting flood prone communities was an insightful and inspiring experience to a visiting researcher like myself. Although Dhaka has its own crazy charm, coming out of the city always makes one realize what a beautiful country Bangladesh is. Intensely green, with colorful saris hanging out to dry. During our…

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Youth: Building the Model Village

After seven hours of road travel, including a ferry trip on the Padma water route, I arrived in Khulna, the second port city of Bangladesh. This was my second visit to Khulna. I first came here six years back and then the city was quite bustling, but now it looks gorgeous and is easy to…

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Asia Pacific Forum on Loss and Damage Workshop

The one-day workshop will be hosted by the Asia Pacific Forum on Loss and Damage and invites organizations conducting research or interested in conducting research on loss and damage. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the fourth annual Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum that will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 1-3 October…