Our Completed Projects

Child & Woman Rights Advocacy Program: This project is under implementation at Akhuara Upazila of Brahmanbaria District funded by UCEP-Bangladesh. The Project Covers 1) Establish Child and Women Resource Center  (2) Consultation with Children and Women (3) Formation of Child Group and Women Group  (4) Formation of Zonal Child & Women Council  (5) Selection for National Child and Women Council  (6) Training for Children and Women  (7)  Community awareness on child & women rights, eve teasing, health & hygiene and sanitation  (8) Conduct dialogue meeting with local government, various stakeholders, potential leaders, police, parents, guardians, employers, community leaders and local media (9) Organize cultural activities (10) Distribution of IEC/BCC Materials (11) Raising awareness on transgender population (12) Liaison , networking and build relation with the potentials organization, govt. and non govt. social and cultural organization (13) Advocacy campaign


Alternative Livelihoods Options (ALO):
The programme is under implementation at Parsuram Upazila of Feni District with funding support from SHIREE under DFID Economic Empowerment of the Poorest (EEP) initiative. The project covers Conditional Asset Transfer, beneficiaries training on livelihoods, IGA, Livestock Service Programme, Market Development, Vegetable Gardening, and Paravet Development etc.


Ecological Determination of Bamboo Flowering and Rodent Outbreaks in the CHTs):
The programme is under implementation at Ruma Upazila of Bandarbon District  with funding support from Krishi Gobeshona Foundation / World Bank . The project activities covers 1) monthly trapping of rodents in different habitats; 2) Taxonomic identification of specimens captured; 3)  Breeding status of specimens captured; 4) Rodent stomach content analysis in relation to bamboo physiological state; 5) Collection of localized bamboo seed fall timing and relative abundance indices ; 6) Socio-economic assessment of rodent damage to people’s livelihoods before, during, and after rat floods; 7) Evaluation of potential ecologically-based rodent management options to mitigate damage caused by rat floods ; 8) A temporal and spatial analysis of rodent population dynamics in respect to bamboo flowering, fruiting and senescence; 9) A temporal and spatial analysis of habitat utilization of different rodent species in respect to bamboo flowering, fruiting and senescence; 10) Submit at least two scientific manuscripts to the highest level of international peer-reviewed journals on project derived data and analysis; 11) Supervise PhD student and build capacity within Bangladesh institutions on rodent ecology and management


Integrated Development Program:
The Program is under implementation at urban area of Comilla Municipality Areas with the financial assistance of MISEREOR. The project covers Gender Equality Training, Combating Domestic Violence, Combating Acid Crime, Legal Rights Education, Skill Training, Awareness Creation etc.


Ecological Rodent Management Training at CHTs:
The programme is under implementation at Rangamati, Khagrachari and Bandarbon District with funding support from UNDP and Australian Government. The project covers ecological rodent management training to 2,000 local leaders of CHTs with special attention  on Rodent Species, Rodent Behaviors and Biology,, Rodent Disease, Rodent Control / Management Techniques,. Working Partner SAS, ECO ,ASHIKA and PAJARICO 


Rat Management for Rural Communities:
The programme is under implementation at Comilla, Bogra, Netrokona, Kustia and Satkhira District with funding support from DFID and managed by NR International UK. The project covers beneficiaries training on Ecologically Based Rodent Management (EBRM Training. The partners are Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of Greenwich University, UK, DAE, BARI, Mukti, ARBAN, LDRO, SHUSHILAN, MAWTS , PromPT and BRMA. AID-COMILLA has been performing as lead organization.


Coordinated Effort to Access to Justice for Vulnerable Groups:
The programme is under implementation at Comilla, Kurigram, Feni, Laxmipur and Sunamgonj District with funding support by Delegation of the European Union in Bangladesh. The project covers (i) The formal justice system is efficient in terms of case management and ensures fair treatment for all peoples, (ii) the informal justice system (Alternative Dispute Resolution - ADR) is strengthened and expanded and ensures fair treatment for all peoples, and (iii) disadvantaged people, especially women, adivasi/ethnic minority groups and children have adequate assistance to utilize the justice system and claim redress. The partners are Jano Sheba Kendra (JSK)  , Bangladesh Development Service Centre (BDSC). AID-COMILLA has been performing as lead organization.

 


Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Rice:
The Program has implemented at Noakhali, Laxmipur and Feni District with the financial assistance of The Royal Danish Embassy (DANIDA), Dhaka and technical assistance from Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE).  The main objectives of the project are: to train the farmers on IPM to manage their pest problems in rice fields, without heavily depending on pesticides, and to increase farmers income by reducing production cost in respect of pest management, by growing ail crops,  reduce environmental pollution & improve human health. The following specific objectives have been identified to achieve the main objectives, which may be called 5M: Minimum and safe use of pesticide; Maintain ecological balance; Minimise environmental pollution due to pesticide use; Minimise the cost of crop production, and Maximise the profit.


Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Rice:
The Program has implemented at Comilla District with the financial assistance of The British High Commission, Dhaka, Small Grants Programme and technical assistance from Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE).  The main objectives of the project are: to train the farmers on IPM to manage their pest problems in rice fields, without heavily depending on pesticides, and to increase farmers income by reducing production cost in respect of pest management, by growing ail crops,  reduce environmental pollution & improve human health. The following specific objectives have been identified to achieve the main objectives, which may be called 5M: Minimum and safe use of pesticide; Maintain ecological balance; Minimise environmental pollution due to pesticide use; Minimise the cost of crop production, and Maximise the profit.


Aquaculture Development Project:
The Program has implemented at Chagolnia and Parsuram Upazila of Feni District with the financial assistance of The Royal Danish Embassy (DANIDA), Dhaka and technical assistance from Department of Fisheries.  Objectives of the project: 1) A strengthened socio-economic position and physical well being of the target group of poor men and women belonging to landless and marginal households, thus enabling them to improve their participation in social and economic development; 2) Enhanced opportunities for productive employment of target group members, and increased aquaculture production in the project area. More then 5,000 fish farmer of these two upazila will be benefited from the project. Component of the project is as follows a) Training and Extension; 2) Socio Economic Development; 3) Savings and Credit.


Livelihood Improvement through Ecology (LITE) Project:
The project has implemented at Jagannathpur Union of Comilla Sadar Upazila of Comilla District by the financial assistance from PETRRA (a DFID Project). This is a research project with a theme of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for diversified rice-based cropping systems. The project jointly implemented by International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) & AID-COMILLA. Testable Hypotheses: a) certain rice pest problems are associated with particular cropping patterns; b) certain cropping patterns will mitigate particular types of rice pest problems. Scientific objectives: a) to identify pest problems associated with particular cropping patterns; b) to evaluate effective methods for managing pest problems in mixed cropping systems. 


Ecologically-based rodent management for diversified rice-based cropping systems:
The project has implemented at Jagannathpur Union of Comilla Sadar Upazila of Comilla District by the financial assistance from PETRRA/DFID/IRRI, DFID/CPP/NRI (a DFID Project). This is a research project with a theme of development of technology for resource-poor farm households. The project jointly implemented by Natural Resource Institute, University of Greenwich, UK, CSIRO Rodent Research, Australia, Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), University of Dhaka & AID-COMILLA. Key Wards of the Project: Ecologically-based rodent management , rats, ecology, integrated pest management, farmer participatory , knowledge attitude and practice survey, rice pre harvest and post harvest damage, human health. 


Child Development: Coordinated Program to Combat Child Trafficking:
The project has implemented at  Comilla Sadar Upazila of Comilla District and Akhura Upazila of Brahmanbaria by the financial assistance from Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) in association with Government of Bangladesh. The main objective of the project is to reduce Child Trafficking in Bangladesh and create mass awareness and social mobilization for empowering community as a whole and vulnerable women and children in particular in organizing movements towards reducing child abuse especially child trafficking through concerted efforts of government of Bangladesh, Non Government Organization both local, national and international.


Agricultural Services Innovative and Reform Project:
The project has implemented at  Comilla Sadar Upazila and Laksham Upazala of Comilla District  by the financial assistance from Department for International Development (DFID), Government of United Kingdom. The main objective of the project is to encourage the various partners and agencies within the national agriculture extension system to provide efficient and effective services which complement and reinforce each other; in an effort to increase the efficiency and productivity of agriculture in Bangladesh. AID-COMILLA is playing the role of Lead Organization. Other partners are Department of Women Affaires, Government of Bangladesh Comilla, SHRISTI and HOLODIA both are grass root level development organization. Key words of the project: Improvement of Extension Service through Capacity Building of Women Cooperatives Society.


IFADEP-1 (Skill Training) :
The Program has implemented at Narshingdhi and Palash Upazila of Narshindhi District by the financial assistance of  IFADEP-1 Sub-project financed by the European Union in association with Department of Women Affaires. The project covers a) Skill Training selection by the VGD women (2 month Course) b) Skill Training on various trade for 15 days each training. During the project period 2,000 VGD Card Holder was benefited.

 

IFADEP-1: The Program has implemented at Bhurunghamari & Rajarhat Upazila  of Kurigram District by the financial assistance of  IFADEP-1 Sub-project financed by the European Union in association with Department of Women Affaires. The project covers a) Group Formation b) NFPE c) Group savings d) sanitation, primary health care etc.; e) Skill development training on Poultry, Vegetable Gardening, Pickle Making, f) Awareness Creation. During the project period 6,000 VGD Card Holder was benefited.


Development of VGD Card Holder:
The Program has implemented at Bhurunghamari , Nagassory, Rawmari, Rajibpur and Fulbaria Upazila  of Kurigram District by the financial assistance of  FSVGD Sub-project financed by the European Union in association with Department of Women Affaires. The project covers a) Group savings b) sanitation, primary health care etc.; c) Skill development training on Poultry, Vegetable Gardening, Pickle Making, d) Awareness Creation. During the project period 13139 VGD Card Holder was benefited.


Pilot Embroidery Project for VGD Card Holder:
The Program is under implementation at Bhurunghamari Upazila of Kurigram District. Objectives of the project are (a) to make available a training courses specifically designed to equip trainees with the silk and knowledge necessary to produce embroidery/nakshi kantha products of a quality and style appropriate to the international market (b) to increase the profitability of production in the embroidery sector (c) to enable to set up producer groups or production centers.


CAGE Aquaculture:
The Programme is under implementation at Jagannathpur Union of Sadar Upazila of Comilla District by the financial assistance of CARE Under this project total 350 CAGE have been established. Objects of the project are (a) to develop and implement CAGE aquaculture as a new technology in Bangladesh and (b) to acquire and share knowledge about CAGE aquaculture.


BREAD Project:
The Program is under implementation at  Jagannathpur Union of Sadar Upazila of Comilla District with a partnership agreement with MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE (MCC) by the financial assistance of WINROCK INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE-USA. Objectives of the project are (a) to increase agriculture production (b) to increase the income of the beneficiary (c) to enhanced awareness on environmental issues.


Integrated Development Program:
The Program is under implementation at urban area of Comilla Municipality Area by the financial assistance of MISEREOR. The project covers a) Savings & Credit; b) Gender Equality Training; c) Training to other NGOs on Gender Equality; d) Training to Reporter, Public Representatives on Gender Equality c) Water & Sanitation; d) Primary Health Care; e) Skill Training; f) awareness Creation etc. During the project period about 2100 group member was benefited.



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