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Uttaran, which means ‘transition’, in Bangla language, is a people centred organisation using a rights based approach to alleviate poverty, diversify livelihood opportunities and empower poor communities throughout the southwest region and gradually expanding to other parts of Bangladesh.  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.

Our vision & mission​

Uttaran’s vision and mission reflects our aspiration to work in partnership with local communities and vulnerable individuals to reduce poverty and improve lives.

Vision: A society with gender, class and caste equality.

Mission: Equip the disadvantaged people with the tools needed to deal with their social, environmental, health, economic and cultural issues and concerns.

Goals

We develop our strategies in partnership with local communities and marginalized groups. This people centered approach is vital to making sure that we are able to fulfill our goals.

  • Eradicate poverty by creating enabling environment for income, asset base for the poor
  • Promote environment friendly sustainable agricultural practices 
  • Ensure education, health services to the underprivileged and extreme poor
  • Ensure people’s participation and good governance 
  • Ensure quality of life in time of natural and artificially created disaster
  • Promote equality, human rights and social justice 

Strategies

  • Organization and capacity building for the poor
  • Ensure sustainable livelihood practices for women and poor
  • Ensure women and poor’s entitlement to social services (education, health, safety net)
  • Raising voice, influence and agency of poor through advocacy, campaigns, lobbying and networking
  • Mainstreaming of rights, gender and inclusion issues 
  • Building pro poor partnership
  • Result Based Management (RBM) practices 

Values

  • Accountability and transparency
  • Non-discrimination and mutual respect
  • Gender equality
  • Commitment
  • Team spirit
  • Creativity
  • Conservation of resource

Uttaran Resources

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Documents de politique et mémoires
août 2016
Bangladesh

A National Level Consultation meeting on draft National Land Policy conducted on August 8, 2016. The national level consultation meeting was jointly organized by Strengthening Access to Land Equality for All Citizens of Bangladesh Project and Sustainable Access to Land Equality Project.

Ressources et Outils d'entraînement
juin 2016
Bangladesh

Utaran began work on the Sustainable Access to Land Equality (SALE) project to ensure transparency and accountability in land governance in December 2012.

Documents et rapports de conférence
mai 2016
Bangladesh

Developing a coherent Institutional Arrangement at Upazilla Level through Integrated Digital Land Record System (IDLRS) is a crucial works have been accomplished in regard to developing a coordinated institutional arrangement through IDLRS.

Rapports et recherches
mars 2016
Bangladesh

Capacity of local land administration has to be addressed for further strengthening the governance system with a view to deriving the benefits of socio-economic, political and cultural development for the common people of this country. It is true that in Bangladesh, voice in favour of effective land administration and management is becoming louder at the national level.

Matériels institutionnels et promotionnels
octobre 2015
Bangladesh

Uttaran is implementing a project titled, Sustainable Access to Land Equality-SALE' with support of European Union. SALE is the civil society component of overall access to land project that is lead by Department of Land Records and Surveys (DLRS) and Ministry of Land in Bangladesh.

Documents de politique et mémoires
septembre 2015
Bangladesh

Uttaran realises the importance of sharing knowledge and best practices. That is why it has become a leading provider of training on issues related to land and waterbody governance in Bangladesh. In the tenth and last of the Land Governance Booklet series, the NGO's work around training is described.

The content of the booklet is as follows:

Documents de politique et mémoires
septembre 2015
Bangladesh

In the ninth of the Land Governance Booklet Series created by the NGO Uttaran, the position and the work around research and advocacy on land rights is described.

The content of the booklet is as follows:

Documents de politique et mémoires
septembre 2015
Bangladesh

In the eighth booklet of the Land Governance Booklet Series, several of the case studies by Uttaran are described.

The content of the booklet is as follows:

1. Khasland utilisation
2. Gender in land governance
3. Legal Support
4. Media coverage

Download the full booklet here.

Documents de politique et mémoires
septembre 2015
Bangladesh

The sixth booklet of the Land Governance Booklet Series, Uttaran's impact on several settlements in Bangladesh is described.

The content of the booklet is as follows

Documents de politique et mémoires
septembre 2015
Bangladesh

In the fifth of the Land Governance Booklet Series created by the NGO Uttaran provides a description of the legal support and assistance Uttaran provides to local people.

The content of the booklet is as follows:

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