Coastal Development Partnership

Promoting Peace and Progress

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Project Intervention

Since inception CDP has been implementing projects supported by different development partners as well as of it's own fund.
The followings are a list of projects implemented by the organization since 1997

People's Empowerment for Addressing Climate Justice and Environmental Justice (PEACE)

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PEACE is strengthening the local capacity on community-driven ecosystem-based climate change adaptation to reduce vulnerability and adverse impacts of climate change in Bangladeshthrough effective and active participation of the extreme poor, socially excluded & most vulnerable communities. EvangelischerEntwicklungsdienste.v (EED), Germany is supporting the project.

PEACE is being implemented in 2 phases.

Phase I (2010-2011): Identification of the existing local knowledge base of local adaptation strategies within a community This phase was successfully completed in March 2011.

People acting through social mobilization for the conservation and wise use of the wetlands in the southwest coast of Bangladesh

People acting through social mobilization

People acting through social mobilization for the conservation and wise use of wetlands in the south west coast of Bangladesh was a initiative of Coastal Development Partnership to mobilize and aware people about the importance of wetlands. The project was implemented in all the three south west coastal districts.

CDP and four other PNGOs implemented the project with a great success by mobilizing all the key stakeholders (communities, Elected Representatives, Government Agencies, Business Communities, etc.) for the conservation and wise use of wetlandsThe project was supported by Ramsar Secretariat and Government of Japan.

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Scoping Study on Climate Change and Environmental Education in Asia Pacific

Scoping Study on Climate Change and Environmental Education in Asia Pacific - The case of Bangladesh is a research project supported by CLIMATE Asia Pacific.

The objective of the research was to:

Recognise the importance of education as an instrument to foster the participation of peoples in cultural, social, economic and political developments;

Mapping the Battling Stories of Community Resistance

Mapping the Battling Stories of Community Resistance against the Twin Crises (Food crisis & climate Crisis) of the 21st Century in Bangladesh is a reserach project of Coastal Development Partnership supported by Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN).

 

The objective of this research project is to To determine the capacity of the Bangladesh to achieve food self-sufficiency and build resilience to address the climate crisis by relying on biodiversity-based smallholder agriculture.

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Safeguarding Coastal Ecosystem from Irresponsible Commercial Shrimp Farming (SECO)

Safeguarding Coastal Ecosystem The project targeted 300 commercial shrimp farms and associated stakeholders and the surrounding community of the shrimp farms from the two coastal districts which are closest to the coastal forest; Khulna and Sathkhira in the SW coastal region of Bangladesh. The primary stakeholders of the project are poor women, coastal poor who are working in shrimp farms & processing plants, shrimp farm labourers, Shrimp farmers; Shrimp fry collectors (mostly women and children), shrimp processing and export establishments and shrimp farm owners Bangladesh Frozen Food Export Association (BFFEA) and Journalists. The secondary stakeholders of the project are Community leaders, Government officials, National policy makers and International Shrimp Buyers. The project was supported by IUCN-NL.