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TROSA partner IUCN Asia facilitated series of online dialogues on Nature-based Solutions with the support of the GBM CSO Network. The events participated by more than 150 participants from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), academic institutions, private sector, including young water professionals...
As a natural resource management professional, I often find people questioning the role of women in fisheries. I won’t blame them entirely for asking that question if I haven’t observed their contribution closely. If it’s not for my close interaction with them, it would have been difficult for me...
December 08th marks the SAARC Charter Day. The day marks the signing of the SAARC Charter in 1985 by the governments of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the first SAARC Summit held in Dhaka. Afghanistan has been a SAARC member since 2007. The South Asia region...
The Covid-19 pandemic and the current challenges brought on by global as well as regional politics and economics has exerted substantial pressures and delays in ensuring proper coordination and opportunities to identify approaches that can provide breakthroughs for long-term solutions to governing...
In Cox’s Bazar, almost a million Rohingya refugees live in densely populated camps built across a hilly terrain. Such a large population has tremendous humanitarian needs—particularly for safe sanitation, which is vital to preventing outbreaks of disease. Since the early days of the response, Oxfam...
TROSA and partners Earth Journalism Network (EJN) under Internews Europe organized a 1-day media webinar on 25 September to raise awareness and a shared understanding among journalists of South Asia on the problem of riverbank erosion, its causes and impacts and to facilitate information exchange...
Nodi Boithoks over the last year in Bangladesh has proved to be an effective influencing tool in creating evidence from the ground, even amid the covid-19 crisis. Like the previous years, the river meetings created a chain of advocacy dialogues that on issues like fisheries, erosion, sand-mining at...
Small and artisanal fisherfolk are at a greater risk due to the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting economic shocks. Photo: Animesh Prakash/ Oxfam India
November 21 marks the World Fisheries Day. More than 30.8 million people in Asia who are engaged in the primary sector of marine and inland capture fisheries and small scale fisheries (SSF) are at great risk due to the resulting economic shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, more than 43%...
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Disaster risk governance is key to effective planning, financing, implementation, and monitoring of progress towards resilience. While local context matters, there is growing evidence on the transboundary and regional context of disaster and climate risks. For example, the 2017 South Asian floods...
E-Winter School on Inclusive Water Governance
TROSA organized an online Winter School in September with an aim to familiarize and encourage youth participation in transboundary water governance by facilitating interdisciplinary conversation and discourse in South Asia. The Winter School was jointly organized by South Asian University (SAU),...

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