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

Bhola Integrated Power Plant (Bhola IPP) and its Impact on Local Communities: Voices from the Ground: A Civil Society Study Report

Hasan Mehedi & Md. Sajjad Hossain Tuhin | September 2018 Research Summary Bhola is the only island district of Bangladesh under the administrative division of Barisal in Bangladesh. Mumbai based Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital Company Private Limited (SP Infra), a subsidiary of SP Group is constructing a 220/225 MW Gas and Diesel based power plant […]

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AIIB Funded Power System Upgrade and Expansion Project Promotes Coal & Other Fossil Fuels

Hasan Mehedi | October 2019 Research Summary AIIB has invested USD 405.00 million in four energy-related projects in Bangladesh. Power System Upgrade and Expansion Project (PSUEP) in Chattogram zone is one of the stand-alone projects to be implemented by Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB), a state-owned enterprise under Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). The […]

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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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