On January 22 and 23, Review and Planning meetings of the SBCP Watch Group were held in presence of Mr. Sardar Arif Uddin, Associate Program Coordinator, Southwest Region, of AAB at the Conference Room of CDP. Resolutions were adopted to enhance the membership of the SBCP, collect and prepare various SBCP related documents, to prepare a Position Paper of the SBCP Watch Group and to prepare to face the Asian Development Bank at its AGM to be held in May next at Istambul in Turkey, were adopted at the meeting. Mr. Sardar Arif Uddin also presented the plan for the Second Phase of the activities of the SBCP Watch Group and Budget for the same.
CDP also compiled Newspaper Clippings on the activities of the SBCP Watch and published a book, entitled: “Sundarbans Biodiversity Conservation Project: Peoples’ Opinions in Bangladesh.”
CDP’S ACTIVITIES IN THE SUNDARBAN IMPACT ZONE
CDP is implementing a Project to raise awareness for the need to conserve biodiversity not only in the Sundarbans but in the entire Southwest Coastal Region. This project is being implemented with a Grant from The Tides Foundation through the Global Greengrants Fund of the USA.