A Bengali version of the Guidance Note on New Land for Climate Displaced Persons in Bangladesh is now available.

Screen Shot 2015-12-19 at 3.37.09 pmThis Guidance Note shows that, with improvements in place, the distribution of state-owned (khas) land could provide an important solution to climate displacement in Bangladesh.

This Guidance Note examines the current process of distributing state-owned land in Bangladesh under the Khas system, as well as under the “Char Development and Settlement Project”. It provides a step-by-step overview of how the distribution processes work in practice and identifies a number of shortcomings in each. Concrete recommendations for how these processes could be improved are also provided. 

Click here to access the updated Guidance Note.