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The Covid-19 pandemic revealed serious gaps in economic, social and political systems around the world and revealed crises of food, economy, health and climate. The theme for the 2021 International Youth Day (IYD), “Transforming...

Both Nepal and India are endowed with rich water resources, including transboundary rivers and streams that originate in Nepal and flow into India. However, many riverine communities dependent on these water resources in both countries face extreme poverty and vulnerability due to limited...

Today is World Water Day. This year’s theme Valuing Water aims to generate awareness about the different values of water and water resources in our lives to galvanize more actions for better protection and sustainable management.

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Daw Lar Lake - An ecologically important wetland.
Daw Lar Lake is situated on the western bank of the Salween River in the Karen State of Myanmar and is a seasonally river-fed wetland complex.  Roughly 26 sq. km in size, it is the largest freshwater lake in Karen
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Scanning the tall, snow-capped mountain peaks around him that alternately descend into a steep gorge cut by the River Kishtud and a rugged valley interspersed with picturesque pasturelands, Odinaev Hasanjon, 51, muses, ‘Guitan is such a small spot in this vast landscape. We look so disconnected...

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...

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. 

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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...

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...

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