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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...

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...

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.
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