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Organic farming supported by Marie Claire and Vivienne Westwood

SEHD organic farm

[05 May 2011]
The project that Marie Claire and Vivienne Westwood are supporting is all about improving environment and economic conditions of communities in forest villages in Modhupur. Women (Garo and Koch) in particular will be involved in all project activities in sustainable and organic farming, which will also bring them income.

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Vivienne Westwood and Marie Claire supporting forest people in Bangladesh

People tree dress

[05 May 2011]
International designer Vivienne Westwood and international fashion magazine Marie Claire have joined forces to highlight the issue of deforestation. This global collaboration will combine the sale of the T-shirt dress with a special Rainforest editorial section in Marie Claire. Proceeds from the sale of the T-shirt dress will support the forest people in Bangladesh through SEHD activities.

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Ambushed by Greed: The Chak Story - Exhibition Review

Chak woman

[03 Jul 2011]
The Society for Environment and Human Development (SEHD) organized the photography exhibition “Ambushed by Greed: The Chak Story” which was shown from 23 to 29 June 2011. Held at Drik Gallery, the launching of the exhibition was piggybacked with a daylong seminar on the same theme.

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Survival on the Fringe: Adivasis of Bangladesh Book Launched

Guests at Survival book launching

[30 Oct 2011]
The launch of Survival on the Fringe: Adivasis of Bangladesh was held at CIRDAP, Dhaka on 29 October 2011. The event was chaired by Prof. Sakhawat Ali Khan, chairperson of SEHD. The editor of the book and the director of SEHD, Philip Gain gave an overview of the book and the Former Chief Justice Muhammad Habibur Rahman was the chief guest speaker.

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