CLEAN

Coastal Livelihood and Environmental Action Network

About Us

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CLEAN (Coastal Livelihood and Environmental Action Network) has been established in 2010 with active participation of like-minded persons and environmental groups of the coastal zone of Bangladesh.On the way of journey, CLEAN plays the role of the secretariat of Bangladesh Working Group on External Debt (BWGED), Sundarbans Watch Group and SDG Watch Bangladesh.


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Programmes

Towards reaching our desired mission, we have been working since 1998 in seven thematic areas. The thematic areas are inter-related and highly related with the lives and livelihoods of coastal people. The thematic areas are: (i) Agriculture & Livelihoods (ii) Climate Catastrophe (iii) Environment and Forest (iv) Health & Population (v) Humanitarian Response (vi) Socioeconomic Justice and (vii) Water Management.

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Publication

জলবায়ু পরিবর্তন মােকাবেলায় বাংলাদেশের জাতীয়ভাবে নির্ধারিত অনুমিত অবদান

ভাষান্তর: হাসান মেহেদী | নভেম্বর ২০১৫ এই ভাষান্তরিত সংস্করণটি শুধুমাত্র ধারণাগত উন্নয়ন ও সচেতনায়নে ব্যবহারের জন্য, আইনি ক্ষেত্রে প্রয়োগযোগ্য নয়। ভূমিকা ২০১৩ সালে পোল্যান্ডরে ওয়ার’শ-তে অনুষ্ঠতি জলবায়ু পরর্বিতন বষিয়ক জাতসিংঘ র্কমকাঠামো সনদ (ইউএনসসিসি)’র উনিশতম সম্মলেনে (কপ’১৯) সিদ্ধান্ত অনুযায়ী সকল সদস্য রাষ্ট্রকে তাঁদের জাতীয়ভাবে নির্ধারিত অনুমতি অবদান ( Intended Nationally Determined Contributions – INDC) প্রণয়নের জন্য […]

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Dangerous Distractions: Why the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank must help turn the tide on fossil fuels in Bangladesh

Bank Information Center Europe, Coastal Livelihood & Environmental Action Network (CLEAN) and NGO Forum on ADB | July 2019 Summary From the very beginning, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) committed to being “green” and to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change. But despite these laudable ambitions, it is yet to […]

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Cyclone Aila 2009: Initial Assessment Report with focus on Khulna District

Kushal Roy, Uthpal Kumar, Hasan Mehedi, Tania Sultana & D M Ershad | May 2009 Research Summary The devastating cyclone Aila struck the southwestern coastal region of Bangladesh and eastern coast of the neighbouring West Bengal province of India on the mid-day of 25 May 2009. Unlike the Cat-4 cyclone Sidr of 2007, Aila is […]

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Info Centre

CLEAN has established Satish Chandra Mitra Information Center (SMIC) to create an opportunity for the students and researchers to enhance their knowledge on mangroves and other related issues. It also serves to create a knowledge-based network among the environmental researchers and activists towards conserving natural resources of Bangladesh. The SMIC has a good number of reference books, booklets, research reports, dictionaries, encyclopedia, atlas, glossary, photographs, scientific equipment like microscopes, magnifying lenses and specimen of mangrove species like leaves and fruits. The SMIC has also a number of resources on other sectors of development. The number of knowledge resources are growing every day.

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News

নির্বাচনী ইশতেহারে দক্ষিণাঞ্চলের কৃষি রক্ষার বিষয়টি অন্তর্ভূক্ত করতে হবে

দক্ষিণাঞ্চলের কৃষি রক্ষায় একমত খুলনার সকল রাজনৈতিক দল  Leaders of different political parties in a photo session after completion of the Workshop on Right to Food and Agriculture রাজনৈতিক ভেদাভেদ ভুলে খুলনার কৃষি ও খাদ্য নিরাপত্তা নিশ্চিত করায় একমত হলেন সকল রাজনৈতিক দলের নেতৃবৃন্দ। দক্ষিণ-পশ্চিমাঞ্চলে জলবায়ু পরিবর্তন ও দুর্যোগের ঝুঁকি মোকাবেলা করে যাতে ক্ষুদ্র কৃষক […]

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Women in Coast suffer for Climate Change: Climate Adaptation Projects Ignored Women’s Vulnerability – Green Groups in Press Conference

Khulna, 18 June 2012 Vulnerable women of coastal zone are ignored in the approved 83 projects under Climate Change Trust Fund (BCCTF) although the Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan (BCCTF) highly emphasized on gender and women vulnerabilities. So far, only one project has been taken in only Bhola districts which focus on women and […]

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Housing for Cyclone Aila affected Forest Peoples of Dacope and Koyra Upazila under Khulna Districts

Model of a Climate Resilient Small House developed by CLEAN, 2018 Around 650 people are still living in temporary makeshifts on the embankments of Dacope and Koyra Upazila even after 10 years of cyclone Aila, which hit the coastal region of Bangladesh on 25th May 2009. To ensure secured life in the highly climate vulnerable […]

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