Both ENDS supports this partner in poverty reduction and environmental conservation.
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Uttaran has been working for sustainable water resource management for the southwest region of Bangladesh for a long time. Uttaran, with support of Both ENDS, produced a report on Tidal River Management which is an important strategy for indigenous water and river sediment management practice, and on how to use it effectively to solve the water logging problem in southwest region of Bangladesh. Moreover, Both ENDS linked Uttaran to SIMAVI, a Dutch donor, for possible funding opportunities, which let to a collaboration between Uttaran (together with JJS and AOSED) and SIMAVI on a multi-year program titled "Sustainable effort to ensure access to safe drinking water and sanitation in southwest Bangladesh".
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Both ENDS established links between Uttaran and Dutch and international networks, mainly for advocating purposes.
Uttaran is an NGO working in the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh since 1985. The core focus of Uttaran programs are human rights, land rights and agrarian reform, community based river basin management, sustainable water management, adaptation to climate change, ecological agriculture and food security.