News Update for the Month of January-2020
In the month of January-2020, 50 members of different Peoples Organization applied for housing and agriculture land amounting 2.84 acres. And 25 families’ possessions to khas land for housing on amounting of 2.41 acres and 02 families possessions to khas land for agriculture on 0.88 acres. On the other hand 244 families are involved in Family Farming, preparing organic fertilizer from sweeping substance and seed preservation by the women members. In this month 145 families access to the support services from Agriculture, Fisheries, Livestock, local Public Health & Engineering, Family Planning and Health departments. On the other hand 38 families are hired land and cultivating by the different Peoples Organization (PO’s) members. 51 members of Peoples Organization access to the support-services of the Local Government Institutions for their livelihood purposes. The support services are 09 families got solar panel; 02 family got VGD; 05 families got Old allowance; 10 families got Widow Allowance; 01 family got Disable allowance; 14 families got Sanitary Latrine; 05 families got TW and 05 families got 40 days’ work. On this month 35 families were practicing organic Agriculture, HIP and Vermi compost. 03 memorandums have been submitted to the concerned local Government Administration in different right based issues from different PO’s member in this month.12 no’s of PO’s change their status from inactive to partial active and partial to active in this month and 33 PO’s member hired land and cultivating.
Publication of CDA:
In this month, CDA published 20000 copies of JONOCHESTA focusing on People’s Land Rights, Sustainable Agriculture and experiences of Land Rights Movement within the People’s Organization (POs), facilitated by CDA. With a view to develop an effective communication material highlighting evidence based case studies from the field level by their own efforts for advocacy materials
Program Operation Cell (POC) Meeting Held:
During the month 04 no of meetings held in the conference room of CDA, dated on 04.01.2020; 11.1.2020; 18.01.2020; and 25.01.2020. In this meeting all the POC members were present and discussed about the planned activities of the program. The meetings were chaired by Mr. Shah-I-Mobin Jinnah, Executive Director of CDA.
Fortnightly & Monthly Staff Meeting Conducted:
CDA’s Fortnightly & Monthly staff coordination meeting for the month of January held on 15.01.2020 & 30.01.2020 at CDA’s conference room of JSI center, Mukundopur, Kaharol, Dinajpur. Regional coordinator from six regions and the entitled staff from program office were present in the meeting. Mr. Tapan Kanti Dey, Deputy Director of CDA chaired the meeting. Monthly target and achievement of six regions were presented through multi-media. The chairperson of the meeting advised the Regional coordinators if there is any deviation it should be achieved in the next fortnightly/monthly.
Received Training by ALRD:
In this month, CDA’s two staffs are attended a training course on titled “Land Ownership of Poor and Marginal People of Bangladesh and Join Farming”, organized by ALRD; Dhaka on 29th January to 31st January-2020, participants gathered a lot of experience which will help them to their working place. And the same month CDA’s two staffs are received a four day long training on IP’s Land Rights and the Climate Change, facilitated by BFF-Faridpur and organized by ALRD; Dhaka on 27th January to 30st January-2020.
Training Organize by CDA:
A 02 days training course organized on leader of the TLCC on Tilted “Training on Alternative Leadership and Support Service on LGI” held in Jono-Sreejon Institute, Mukundopur, Kaharole, Dinajpur from 13.01.2020 to 14.01.2020. Total 29 persons (Male 20 and female 09) were participated in the training course and they gained knowledge about the topics. And the same month and same venue CDA organized a 02 days training course on Titled Cooperative Management from 21.01.2020 to 23.01.2020. Total 28 persons (Male 14 and female 14) participated in the training course.