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A human rights-based response to the Rohingya crisis

I joined the Bangladesh Human Rights Commission in a fact-finding visit, and arriving in the refugee camps, the scale of the crisis is immediately apparent.  


Supply chain initiatives and REDD+ finance

Remarks on Integrating sustainable supply chain initiatives and REDD+ finance at the national scale  



3 continents, 3 lakes in danger

There is no shortage of water on the planet. More than two-thirds of the earth’s surface is covered in the stuff. But 97 percent of this is salty ocean water. The remaining freshwater is mostly found…  


Responding to disasters before they happen: Trainings build resilience in Myanmar’s Dry Zone

Daw Mi Mi Htun, of the Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) in the Sagaing Region of Myanmar, used to think that the main responsibility of RRD revolved around responding to disasters and…  


Naga youth join forces to protect forests

A project in Myanmar empowers young people to conserve forests and practice sustainable agriculture.  


A new road connects communities in Myanmar

A livelihoods and social cohesion project funded by Japan and Denmark reaches over 700,000 conflict-affected, poor and vulnerable communities in Myanmar.  




Fast Facts: Governance in post crisis settings

A quarter of the world’s population lives in countries where state capacities are limited and societies experience high levels of fragility due to the repercussions of war or disaster. In these…  

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