In the Bay of Bengal belt and Sundarbans mangrove forest areas, women are adversely affected by climate and environmental changes i.e. intrusion of salinity, cyclone, water logging, sea level raise, and onward land investment. Increased air pollution, enormous CO2 emissions, commercial attitudes and behaviour and growing marine traffic, negatively impacting on women’s reproductive health, livelihoods and traditional events. Team facilitate local climate resilience planning with engagement of local authorities, database and mapping. Technical skill transfer for climate adoptive income generation is one of the key tools, similarly creation of evidences and stories for policy discourse as well essential, we work for.
- Skill transfer training
- Meeting with stakeholders
- Facilitation of Women’s Water Committee
- Evidences and stories documentation
- Policy discourse
The Earth Journalism Project is to educate and support local elected bodies, teachers, journalists human rights activists and youths with information and evidences on consequences of climate change in Southwest region of Bangladesh. The project is supported by Internews Network. The project generate evidences on climate impact on women’s lives and communicated with stakeholders. Project location: Sundarban, Rampal and Mongla upazila under Bagerhat district.