Current Projects

Scaling Up Forest Landscape Restoration in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

The “Scaling Up Forest Landscape Restoration in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh” project (March 2024 – June 2027), implemented by Arannayk Foundation in association with Tahzingdong and BNKS, will scale up forest landscape restoration activities in Bandarban Sadar, Lama, Thanchi and Alikadam Upazilas of Bandarban hill district using proven models developed and piloted earlier in Rowangchari Upazila of the district under USAID’s Compass Activity. It will also endeavo ...

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Strengthening Elephant Response Teams to mitigate Human-Elephant Conflict in Bangladesh

Funded by the International Elephant Foundation (IEF), Arannayk Foundation has been implementing the ‘Strengthening Elephant Response Teams to mitigate Human-Elephant Conflict in Bangladesh” Project in Ukhya Upazila of Coxs Bazar District. 

The goal of the project is to minimize HEC by strengthening four community-based Elephant Response Teams (ERTs) and building community capacity for the conservation of Asian elephants in the region. The project will ultimately assi ...

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Biodiversity Enhancement and Greening Initiative for Nature (BEGIN)

The project, funded by Robi Axiata Limited, one of the leading mobile phone operators in Bangladesh, aims to protect and conserve rare, threatened, and endangered native tree species by planting 8,000 seedlings on 10 acres of land at Bandarban University in Bandarban. The plantation has been categorized into 5 blocks, which are:

1. Indigenous rare, endangered, and threatened species;

2. Ornamental and flowering plant species;

3. fruit-bearing plant species;

4. ...

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Updating Integrated Resource Management Plan (IRMP) of the Sundarbans

Funded by the Bangladesh Forest Department, under its “Protection of Sundarbans Mangrove Forests” Project, Arannayk Foundation, in collaboration with the CEGIS (Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services), has been implementing this project which aims at updating the past IRMP (Integrated Resource Management Plan) for next 10 years considering the existing resources status of the SRF (Sundarbans Reserve Forest) and prepare program for long-term conservation of bi ...

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Landscape Modelling and Planning in Selected Landscapes in the Chittagong Hill Tracts

For the development of a long-term land-use plan for a selected landscape in CHT (Rankhiang Reserve Forest and its surrounding landscape in Rangamati and Bandarban Hill Districts) Arannayk Foundation has been implementing the ‘Landscape Modeling and Planning’ project in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) through analysis of the existing land-use practices, institutional and policy frameworks governing land use ...

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