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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.

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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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

Women’s rights to participation and representation in all spheres of life is vital in fully realizing their role as agents and beneficiaries of development.
Oxfam volunteer Zahid Hossain, age 20, talking to Abdul Malek, age 80, about the precautions elderly people should take to prevent Covid-19. Cox’s Bazar refugee camp, Bangladesh. Photo: Fabeha Monir

Around the world, the Coronavirus pandemic has upended lives and forced communities to adapt to new ways of working. The situation is no different for humanitarian contexts like Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh—where refugees are taking on innovative new approaches to combat the virus. 

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“Youth voices are crucial” is a popular statement that we hear in different spaces. As existing as it is, it is also puzzling that we do not yet have enough in seeking out their perspectives. It is even more so in the arena of water governance that has many complexities. National and...

This blog draws from my journey and observations while writing the dissertation "Transboundary Water Governance in context of Mahakali River Basin" which was supervised by Deep Narayan Shah, PhD and co-supervised by Ramesh Raj Pant, PhD at Central Department of Environmental Science, Tribhuvan...

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