The ‘Children on Frontline: Advocacy & Adaptation on the Impact of Climate Change’ project has been successfully completed. This report contains brief   information about the activities and results. The main objective of the project titled ‘Children on the Frontline: Advocacy and Adaptation of the impact of Climate Change’ was to develop youth climate change campaigners at community level through build up their capacity. The project was implemented in the Manpura Island of Bhola district. It expected that, adolescent advocates would be able to create a knowledge based community within their area and they would also be able to sensitize policy makers…

Dhaka, 24th April 2017: Today in a seminar in parliament media center, Member of Parliament (MP) s urged to increase budget allocation for coastal protection focusing children and youth, while they were speaking in a seminar title “Climate Change Impact in Coastal Bangladesh, Protecting Children, Adolescent and Youth: A Case Study from Monpura Island” have held in Media Centre in Bangladesh Parliament Building, Dhaka. The seminar was Chaired and Moderated by Dr. Hasan Mahmud MP, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoE&F), Advocate Fazle Rabbi Miah, Deputy Speaker of Bangladesh Parliament while attended the seminar as…

A group of 28 rights based CSOs and climate affected adolescents of Manpura island demanded immediate initiatives to save the Manpura Island from the river erosion. They also demanded transparency and accountability of the Water Development Board (WDB) to the local people and local administration. They placed these demands form a human chain and rally organized today in front of the national press club. The human chain and rally titled “We Demand Accountable and Peoples Oriented Initiative of Water Development Board to save Manpura Island” was moderated by Mustafa Kamal Akanda of COAST Trust, while Zayed Iqbal Khan of Bangladesh…

We organized a visit for selected adolescents to climate hotspots like Sathkira district and Kutubdia island. From these visits climate campaigners got practical experiences on the impact of climate change, they were able to get experiences on the struggle of the climate induced migrants. The visits were organized in last March 2017. In Sathkira the team of 10 adolescents visited a remote upzila named Shyamnaar. Here most of the people collects their drinking water from nearby pond (95%). And (5%) rest of the people collect drinking water by preserving rain water during the rainy season. There is no deep tube…

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