Asia Pacific Stories

The Seeds of a Cow

Asia Pacific Stories, Bangladesh Stories, Food Security Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Sweet gourds are a good source of nutrition and income for farmers in Bangladesh. Photo: UBINIG

Champa Begum lives with her husband, Saiful and their younger child on 1/10 of an acre of land in Shalpa Naru village in Bangladesh.   Champa […]

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Reconstruction in Nepal: the next few years

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Reconstruction in Nepal will continue for years to come as homes and communities are rebuilt. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey

In the year since the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal, PWRDF has worked through the ACT Alliance to provide immediate relief and then to begin […]

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Expanding addiction treatment options in Burma

Asia Pacific Stories, Burma Stories, Stories by Region
Acupuncture is one of the detoxification methods used by DARE workers. Photo: DARE

The Drug Addiction Recovery and Education (DARE) Network is opening the first comprehensive non-medical addiction treatment centre in Burma,  made possible by a ceasefire agreement […]

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Nepal: One Year Later

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Bhagwati Tamang lays bricks in Jogimara, a village in the Dhading District of Nepal Tamang, an experienced mason, has helped the ACT Alliance train other carpenters and masons in the community so they'll be ready to help construct permanent housing. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey

One year ago today, Kathmandu and the surrounding region in Nepal was devastated by an earthquake that killed over 8000 people, destroyed hundreds of thousands of […]

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