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Press Conference on Land woes of minority Hindus in two villages in Dinajpur district

10 March 2016— Alrd And Other Eight Organizations Under The Banner Of National Citizens’ Coordination Cell To Implement The Vested Property Return Act Jointly Organized A Press Conference At The National Press Club On 10 March 2016 With The Support Of Ilc. The Press Conference Aimed To Mak

(i) Seminar on “Human Rights and Land Rights of Indigenous Women”

with The Initiative Of Alrd Since 2002 Through Organizing Training For The Headman And Karbari Of The Cht On Their Duties And Responsibilities And Land Management System Of The Cht, The Network Of Cht Women Headman And Karbari Was Formed In 2015 After Formulation Of The Network Of Cht Headman And Karbari Association I

National Water Rights Conference 2016

water Rights Forum (wrf) Is A National Platform Of Seven Rights Based Organization Including Arld, Nijera Kori, Bnps, Nagorik Uddyog, Bela, Incidin Bangladesh, And Ccdb. Alrd Is Hosting The Secretariat Of The Forum. The Wrf Organized A National Water Rights Conference On 20-21 March 2016 With Broader Engagement Likewi

A group of activists building capacity on ‘Land Reform and Land Survey’ to combat corruption of land administration during survey time

corruption And Lack Of Good Governance In Land Administration Increases Alarming Situation For The Marginalized Communities To Secure Their Rights Over And Access To Land And Natural Resources. In This Regard, Capacity Building On Land Survey Is Very Much Significant To Avoid Pertinent Land Dispute. Al

1. ALRD’s Policy Advocacy on Small Farming and Agricultural Entrepreneurs with the Lawmakers

alrd Has Been Working Since 2012 For Capacity Building Of Some Of Its Pngos Operating In 12 Districts To Motivate & Organize Grassroots Marginalized Farmers, Landless, Poor, Men, Women, Indigenous People And Youth To Form gonoprochesta (people’s Initiative) Group With Specific Objectives Of Collective Farming & Joint Initiatives By Using Their Own

Mobilization and Leadership Training on People Cooperative

to Explore The Best Practices On Indigent Rural People’s Livelihoods Diversification And Improvement For Instance Led By Rural Women Through Cooperatives, Association For Land Reform And Development (alrd) Have Participated In The learning Route (lr) On Women’s Empowerment, Business Development And Sustainable

23rd AGM of ALRD

alrd’s 23rd Annual General Meeting (agm) Was Held Befittingly In A Festive Mood At Its Office Auditorium On 31st October, 2015. Ms Khushi Kabir The Chairperson Of The Organization Was In The Chair. The Meeting Confirmed The Minutes Of The Last Agm Held In October, 2014. The Agm Also Approved The Annual Activities Report Of The Organization For The Period July 2014- June

Seminar on ‘Land Rights, Food Sovereignty and Rural Women’ to celebrate the International Rural Women Day

silent Increasing Of Rural Women Participation And Contribution In Agriculture Sector In Bangladesh Is Neglected By The State Though They Are Changing Their Lives Along With Thousands Other People By Keeping Traditional Farming Alive. Even They Deprived From Their Institutional Recognition As Farmers, Let Alone In Own Fa

Roundtable titled "Fifty years of notorious enemy (vested) property act: Public sufferings"

alrd With Nine Rights Based Organization In The Banner Of Vested Property Return Act Implementation National Citizen Coordination Cell Have Jointly Organized A Roundtable Titled "fifty Years Of Notorious Enemy (vested) Property Act: Public Sufferings" on 14 September 2015 At Cirdap Auditorium, Dhaka.

Seminar on "Protection of land rights and human rights of both hill and plain land indigenous people: role of state"

association For Land Reform And Development (alrd) And Bangladesh Adivasi Forum (baf) Jointly Organized A Seminar On Above Title On 7 August 2015 At The Cirdap Auditorium Dhaka To Raise The Issue Of Indigenous People’s Land Rights On The Occasion Of International Day Of The World's Indigenous Peoples. Rights A

Munities of the Workshop on “Land Issues: Lessons Learnt and Forward Looking Strategy” Held on 26 July, 2015 @ ALRD conference room

ilc Representatives Karishma Boroowa And David Rubio From Rome, Italy And Ilc Asia Facilitator Erpan Faryadi, Based At The Ilc Asia Regional Coordination Unit In Jakarta, Indonesia Have Visited Bangladesh From 26-31 July, 2015 Intended To Meet Ilc Country Members Through A Workshop And Jointly Assess The Outcomes Of The

Seminar: Collective Farming, Role of Women in Sustainable Agriculture and Right to Land, 23 June 2015, @ Mymensingh District.

about 88% Of The Works In Agriculture Sector Traditionally Goes To Women Whereas 96% of The Private Land In Bangladesh Is Owned By Male And 4% Of The Land Only Women Owned- Said The Discussants In A Seminar Held At Caritas Auditorium, Mymensingh. Alrd In Association With Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (bari),

Seminar: Equal Sharing of Trans-boundary Rivers including Teesta and Actions to Restrain the Inland Rivers, Water Bodies from Grabbing and Pollution

in Cooperation With Water Rights Forum (wrf), Association For Land Reform And Development (alrd) Organised A Seminar On "equal Sharing Of Trans-boundary Rivers Including Teesta And Actions To Restrain The Inland Rivers, Water Bodies From Grabbing And Pollution" On The 16th Of June 2015 At Dhaka Reporter's Unity.

two Separate Keynote Papers Were Presented By Engineer M. Inamu

ALRD Participation in the Global Land Forum 2015

ms. Rowshan Jahan Moni, Deputy Executive Director, Alrd And C-chair Of International Land Coalition Participated In The Global Land Forum 2015, The Biennial Conference On Land Held In Dakar, Senegal On May 12-16, 2015. The Slogan Of The Biennial Conference Was:

land Governance For inclusive Development, justice 

Roundtable on Shrimp farming: experience, reality and actions

a Roundtable On shrimp Farming: Experience, Reality And Actions was Organized Jointly By Nijera Kori, Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association And Association Of Land Reform And Development On 26 May 2015 At Cirdup Auditorium In Dhaka.

findings Of A Research Conducted Jointly By Kasia Paprocki, Ph.d. Candidate Of Department Of Development Sociology, Cornell University And Jas

Seminar: Common hereditary law of land is needed to redress discrimination against women

dr. Abul Barkat, A Renowned Economist, Researcher And Dhaka University Economics Professor Said In A Seminar Organized By Alrd Titled deprivation Of Women And Their Rights To Land: Inheritance Laws In Bangladesh on 4 May 2015 In Dhaka That A Balanced Society Would Only Be Possible To Be Created When Equal Rights To Land Irrespective Of Genders Would Be Established As The Constitu

Human chain: demanding measures to minimize damage from looming earthquakes

eight Alrd Activists Participated In A Human Chain Organised By Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon [movement For Environment], Bangladesh Institute Of Planners And Association For Land Reform And Development On 13 May 2015 At 10:30 Am In Front Of National Press Club, Dhaka.

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Workshop on Women’s Right to Land and the Role of Media, 27-29 March 2015

alrd, In Cooperation With Bangladesh Nari Sangbadik Kendra (bnsk), Organized A 3-day Workshop Titled Women’s Right To Land And The Role Of Media At The Auditorium Of Ngo Forum For Public Health, Dhaka On 27-29 March 2015. Thirty Three Women Journalists (member Of Bnsk) Working In Different Electronic And Print Media Participated In The Workshop.

Roundtable Discussion on ‘Evicting Indigenous People from their: Guarantee of Land Governance’

eviction Of Indigenous People (ip) From Their Ancestral Lands And Set Out Their House On Fire Increased In Recent Times. Such Clashes Have Often Erupted Between Ips And Bengali Settlers In The Chittagong Hill Tracts And Sometime Happened With Plain Lands Ips. Grabbing Of Ips Land Is Alleged To Be Main Cause Of Conflict In Such Areas. Latest, Such Clash Over Land Happened

Releasing from the repealed schedule ‘Kha’ vested property

shyamol Kumar Sarkar Got His Land Back To His Name

shyamol Kumar Sarkar (45) Lives In Manikganj Town With His Small Family- His Wife (35), Only Son (11) And Mother (68).  He Teaches English In A Local Degree College Near Manikganj. He Actually Born And Brought Up In A Village Kasta Of Baldhara Union Of Singair Up

Food adulteration: Serious Threat for Public Health

food Is Inevitable For Human Survival; However, In Bangladesh Food Adulteration Posing Serious Health Hazards Likewise— Children’s Mental And Physical Growth And Women’s Fertility, Cancer, Damage Liver, Kidney Etc. Because Of Containing Dangerous Proportion Of Chemicals, Medicin

ALRD’s 21st AGM Held

the 21st Annual General Meeting Of The Association For Land Reform And Development (alrd) Was Held On 5 October, 2013 At Alrd’s Auditorium In The City With Ms Khushi Kabir In The Chair.


Bangladesh Water Act 2013: Peoples Right and Proper Use of Water Resources

speakers At A Roundtable Stressed The Need For The Removal Of Inconsistencies And Ambiguities From The Water Act To Ensure People’s Right To Water In The Country. Mass Hearing Is Required To Make The Law People Friendly, Bringing Necessary Amendments To It, Said The Discussants In The Round

Commercial Rubber Plantation Evicted 21 Indigenous Families in Bandarban

the Influential Land Grabbers With The Support Of Political Figures Successfully Forcibly Evicted 21 Families Of The Indigenous Chak Community From Their Ancestral Homes Of Chak Para At Badurjhiri Under Naikhangchhari Upazila In Bandarban On March 15, 2013 In The Name Of Rubber Plantation. The Ne


Water Rights

Seminar on "Protection of People's Ri

Capacity Building

Conceptual Development Training on Land and Ag

Capacity Building

Training on Land Reform, Land Law and Mobiliza


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