Agriculture has a deep rooted connection with our culture and self-identity. But the agriculture of Bangladesh is in a high risk. The independent knowledge of our agriculture is going to be annihilated. The indigenous knowledge and resources, which are the hallmark of our agricultural tradition, are overpowered by the new market actors and factors. For last several years the whole production relation of agriculture has changed. Our agriculture is now highly dependent on market for agriculture inputs. It is true…
AFSN is a part of International Food Security Network (IFSN), a global network, possibly the largest food security network, comprised of six networks across five continents. The International Food Security Network (IFSN) has a strong voice as a global food security network currently representing 1,100 CSOs since its establishment 10 years ago. The Asia Food Security Network (AFSN), led by its secretariat INCIDIN Bangladesh, works with 5 national networks covering more than 100 organizations in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Pakistan, and…
Benarashi Ananda Dhara School works with boy child laborers employed in hazardous condition in Benarasi Saree factories and girl child laborers working in karchupi work (hand stitch embroidery work on cloth), thonga making (paper packaging materials for grocery shop use) and beli (artificial flower made by paper) production. Benarashi Ananda Dhara School aims at increasing the awareness on child rights and reduce the future numbers of child labourers in working area. To motivate the child laborers, the participating children in…
Multi-Stakeholder Alliance for Protection of Young Women - Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA) What is GAA and What does it Aim? The Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA) a 5-year joint project (2016-2020) funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Netherland, aims to promote equal rights and opportunities for girls and young women. The project in Bangladesh is being implemented by INCIDIN Bangladesh with the support of Plan International Bangladesh. GAA in Bangladesh aims to promote equitable and safe working environment for…
The rationale of the proposed project is drawn by indicating the ‘context’ of Globalization, and its implication on poverty and underdevelopment in Bangladesh. The critical and strategic issues have been identified as ‘the concentration of wealth in the hands of the rich few; increasing poverty, especially livelihood insecurity for the majority of the world’s population; and unsustainable patterns of production and consumptions’. The benefit of Globalization is perceived to be reaped by the transnational corporations ‘at the expense of national…
Non-formal Basic Education and Healthcare Programme for the Child Labourers in Mirpur, Dhaka- Child led Organization and Advocacy on Child Labour Introduction The project titled ‘Non-formal Basic Education and Healthcare Programme for the Child Labourers in Mirpur, Dhaka- Child led Organization and Advocacy on Child Labour’’ is the continuation of a bigger project “Non-formal Basic Education and Healthcare Programme for the Child Labourers in Mirpur, Dhaka and a part of the overall child labour theme. The project started in January…
Barguna is a disaster prone district with 1,832 km2 area where salinity, tidal surge and cyclones make this place vulnerable for agriculture. More than 80% of coastal people who are accustomed to intake at least 3 meals a day at normal condition are bound to drastically reduce their meals following disaster. In this context, Kakchira and Kalmegha are two of the worst affected unions of Patharghata, where INCIDIN Bangladesh is implementing CLAP project. CLAP pivots around the goal to strengthen…
Agriculture is the prime source of livelihood of a great number of people in the country. Milk and dairy products are considered as the potential agro products. So, Pastoral community or smallholder milk producers are the integral part of extended agriculture sector. The members of pastoral community or small milk producers maintain their livelihood based on milk or milk products. In terms of milk based agro products, the small producers find difficulties with collecting, storing and preserving the raw milk.…
Develop Misplaced Childhood: A Project for Street Child Prostitutes in Dhaka City INCIDIN Bangladesh is running a project titled Misplaced Childhood: A Project for Street Child Prostitutes in Dhaka City is working with the street child prostitutes since 1999. The beneficiaries of this program are children those who directly engaged in prostitution in Dhaka city. The project is work with 120 girl and 60 boy child prostitutes of Dhaka city on the curative intervention components. The problem of child prostitution…
INCIDIN Bangladesh, is facilitating a comprehensive agriculture campaign titled “our agriculture is our life” to influence national government and global institutions particularly, WTO to address and highlight the human rights and livelihoods issues involved with agricultural trade across the globe. Objectives of the campaign One of the principal objectives of the Agriculture campaign is to uphold the peasants’ right and agenda both in national and international sphere as well as WTO. The other prime objective of this campaign is to…