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People Took Initiatives for Changing Policy : A Case on People's Movement for coastal wetland conservation

Since 1980s, a vast area in the southwestern part of Bangladesh has been waterlogged. The inhabitants comprehend that the Coastal Embankment constructed during the 1960s is mainly responsible for this water logging. There were a number of popular movements demanding a sustainable solution to this problem of water-logging issue and the people have been expressing their grievances in different ways since long. In mid-90s, the government initiated a project for the drainage of water viz. Khulna Jessore Drainage Rehabilitation Project (KJDRP). This project was identical to that of the Coastal Embankment Project of 1960s. Fearing similar consequences, people of this region collectively opposed the implementation of the project and presented...
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Poverty Reduction through ensuring poor people’s control of and access to land

The prime objective of the development initiatives in Bangladesh is poverty reduction. For decade’s development activists, scholars, political elite are putting forward various approach and development strategies to address the issue of poverty reduction. Bangladesh government has prepared the PRSP. The poverty reduction endeavor of Bangladesh through Micro credit has received world recognition through the receive of Nobel prize by Dr Yunus and Grameen Bank.

However, Uttaran, perceive that...
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The Ground Reality: The Plight and Challenges of the Landless People on their Quest for their Land Right in the Southwest Region

Bangladesh is basically an agriculture country and the income derived from this sector fuels the biggest portion of the country's economy.  Two thirds of the populations are engaged in agricultural sector.  Eighty percent of the country’s population lived in the rural communities.  Rural poverty remained more extensive than urban poverty which further worsen the economic condition of the rural poor and resulted to fragmentation of landownership. Land conflict becomes...
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