National Char Convention report

12 February 2018

The 1st National Char Convention came as a response to the necessity of focusing attention on the region.

Embankment erosion is one of the main problems throughout the coastal regions of Bangladesh. Photo: Hee Young Park.
Embankment erosion is one of the main problems throughout the coastal regions of Bangladesh. Photo: Hee Young Park.

The Convention brought together the government, policymakers, donors, international, national and local NGOs, researchers, academicians, development activists, and representatives from Community-Based Organisations (CBO) from the Chars. More than 1,200 people had participated in this Convention, half of whom were char dwellers.

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