An award-winning architect in Bangladesh, one of the nations most at risk from flooding driven by climate change, has developed an ingenious two-floor housing solution to help people survive what scientists warn is a growing threat.
The decision to make the treacherous journey is driven by the numerous challenges faced in refugee camps.
Addressing youth depression requires a concerted effort to recalibrate societal values, fostering a holistic approach that prioritises mental well-being and contributions to the greater good.
There is no doubt that neighbouring countries will have to bear the heaviest burden of Myanmar’s crisis.
Being a front-runner in the climate negotiations, Bangladesh must recognise the interconnections between climate change and migration and raise the issue.
Bangladesh should work with the UN and continue its diplomatic efforts with other nations in developing safe conditions both in Myanmar and Cox's Bazar to facilitate Rohingya repatriation.
Myanmar authorities backtracking on their promise of repatriating the Rohingya to their original villages may result in another failed repatriation effort.
The meteoric rise of online food delivery businesses has brought on a sea of changes in dining habits, but this change has brought about difficulties that need to be addressed.
Russia’s war in Ukraine is reversing hard-won development gains and destroying global food security.
Together with the international community and the humanitarian agencies, Myanmar must work with Bangladesh to come up with a viable plan that will ensure that the Rohingya get what they deserve.
While prudent macroeconomic policies and effective reforms, among other factors, are said to be behind the improvement, tourism is also playing a vital role.
A possible repatriation calls for intensive bilateral and multilateral negotiations, as it could be a long-term process spanning years.
Long gone are the days when it was said that a father stuck to their three primary roles of being the protector, the provider, and the disciplinarian.
The concept of standalone climate change funds will need to be replaced with new ways to include the trillions needed into mainstream financial planning.