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. You may visit programmes under each thematic area:
1. Agriculture & Livelihoods
  • Organizing Rural Livelihood Fair for market access of smallholders’ products and building links between service providers and small and marginal farmers: supported by Campaign for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (CSRL) and Oxfam: 2010 – 2013
2. Climate Change
  • Establishing Climate Smart Village in Gangarampur Union under Batiaghata, Khulna, Bangladesh: supported by Empower Youth for Work (EYW) Project of Oxfam: 2019 – 2020
  • Monitoring Green Climate Fund (GCF) financed Global Clean Cooking – Bangladesh Project supported by Asia-Pacific Women on Law and Development (APWLD): 2018 – 2019
  • Housing for Cyclone Aila affected Forest Peoples in Dacope and Koyra Upazila under Khulna District: supported by Friends of the Forest (FOF): 2018 – 2019
  • Monitoring Bangladesh Climate Change Trust Fund (BCCTF) financed Sustainable Embankment Project in Dacope, Khulna: supported by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB): 2016 – 2017
  • Monitoring Bangladesh Climate Change Trust Fund (BCCTF) financed Saline Water Purification Project in Khulna: supported by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB): 2016 – 2017
  • Observing Climate Justice Week in Bangladesh with participation of Affected Communities, Youths, CSOs and respective stakeholders; supported by Campaign for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (CSRL), Oxfam and Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB): 2010 – On going
  • Translation, Publication and Dissemination of Intended Nationally Determined Contribution to the Climate Change (INDC) in Bengali; supported by Christian Commission for Development of Bangladesh (CCDB): 2014
  • Translation, Publication and Dissemination of Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan in Bengali; supported by Campaign for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (CSRL), Oxfam and Equity and Justice Working Group (EquityBD): 2010 – 2011
  • Study on the Cyclone Aila Induced Migration in the Southwest Coastal Region of Bangladesh: Own fund: (2009-10)
3. Environment & Forest
  • Establishment and continuous Facilitation of School Level Mangrove Club in the Sundarbans Adjacent areas of Bangladesh; supported by Mangrove Action Project (MAP) and Mangrove Research and Education Association (MREA): 2013 – On going
  • Development and Implementation of Marvelous Mangroves Curriculum in 10 Schools in the adjacent areas of the Sundarbans; supported by Mangrove Action Project (MAP) and Mangrove Research and Education Association (MREA): 2013 – 2015
  • Protecting Forest and Marine Pollution through periodical beach and forest floor cleaning by the School Students; supported by Mangrove Action Project (MAP) and Mangrove Research and Education Association (MREA): 2014 – On going  
  • Satish Chandra Mitra Information Centre (SMIC) established in 2014 under own fund
  • Establishment and Facilitation of Forest Peoples Cooperatives for Economic Empowerment under own fund: 2010 – On going  
  • Campaign for Participatory Forest Management in the Sundarbans; supported by Forest Peoples Programmes (FPP), Nijera Kori and Unnayan Onneshan (The Innovators): 2008 – 2010
  • Participatory Survey for Identification of Forest Peoples of the Sundarbans; supported by Forest Peoples Programmes (FPP), Nijera Kori and Unnayan Onneshan (The Innovators): 2008 – 2010  
  • Campaign for Recognition of Forest Peoples Occupations supported by Actionaid Bangladesh: 2007 – 2008 
  • Formation and Facilitation of Sundarbans Watch Group, a civil society platform to monitor development of destruction of the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest established in 2010 under own fund 


4. Health & Population
  • Activating local government for Community Health
  • Incorporating Reproductive Health in Adaptation Plan
5. Humanitarian Response
  • Food Support for Cyclone Aila affected Indigenous Munda Communities in the Sundarbans Adjacent Areas; supported by Nagorik Sanghati: 2009 – 2010
  • Campaign for Immediate Reconstruction of Cyclone Aila affected Embankments  jointly with Progoti and Nagorik Sanghati; supported by Campaign for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (CSRL): 2010 – 2012
6. Socioeconomic Justice
  • Monitoring Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) financed Bhola Integrated Power Plant Project (Bhola IPP); supported by BIC Europe, NGO Forum on ADB and Global Greengrants Fund (GGF): 2018 – 2019
  • Monitoring Private Sector Investment in Energy Sector of Bangladesh; supported by BothEnds, Netherlands and BIC Europe
  • Campaign for Cancelling Immunity of Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Bangladesh; supported by Global Greengrants Fund (GGF), XminusY and NGO Forum on ADB: 2017 – 2019
  • Study on IFI investment in Energy Sector of Bangladesh; supported by Oxfam in Bangladesh: 2017
  • Monitoring JICA financed Matarbari Coal Power Plant in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh since 2018 under own fund
  • Monitoring China Exim Bank financed Payra Coal Power Plant in Patuakhali, Bangladesh  since 2018 under own fund
  • Campaign against Industrialization and Large Infrastructures including Rampal Coal Power Plant in adjacent areas of the Sundarbans; supported by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB): 2016 – 2017
  • National Budget Tracking
7. Water Governance
  • Campaign for Opening Common Water Bodies
  • Anti Water Logging Campaign supported by NGO Forum on ADB
  • Observing World Water Day
  • Installing Rainwater Harvesting System in Koyra, Khulna under support of Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI) and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Agricultural University (BSMAU) and Australian Embassy.