Bangladesh Environment and Development Society

Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) is a non-profit and non-government organization committed to maintain ecological balance and create harmony between human and nature. BEDS has been working with Environment and Ecosystem; Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation; Clean/Solar Energy; Livelihood; Gender Development; Health and Sanitation; Women and Child Rights; Wildlife Conservation and Protection since 2010.

BEDS has successfully completed more than 40 projects and received the prestigious Energy Globe National Award in 2018. BEDS has also received the Annual Balipara Foundation Award and the Government Divisional Environmental Award in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and Top 20 District Development Award.

Read more about us at www.bedsbd.org

            

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Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS)

House # 03, Road # 20, Nirala R/A, Khulna- 9100, Bangladesh              
Telephone: + 88 041 721123, Mob: + 88-01791 323255
email: <info@bedsbd.org> <bedsbd@gmail.com>

Skype name: beds20111
Webpage: www.bedsbd.org

Contact Information

Md. Maksudur Rahman
Chief Executive

Cell: + 88-01712 868004

Email: chief@bedsbd.org

Type of Organization: Non-profit Organization (NGO)

BEDS at a glance:

BEDS is a non-profit and non-government organization committed to conserve ecological balance and create harmony between human and nature. BEDS has been working with Environment and Ecosystem; Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation; Clean/Solar Energy; Livelihood; Gender Development; Health and Sanitation; Women and Child Rights; Wildlife Conservation and Protection since 2010. BEDS Successfully completed more than 40 projects and received the prestigious Government Divisional Environmental Award in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and Energy Globe National Award in 2018. www.bedsbd.org

History of the organization

Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) exists to address and solve integrated environmental and socio-economic problems like global warming and sea level rise;  unsustainable use of natural resources; drinking water crisis; Sundarbans biodiversity destruction; human rights violation; increasing uses of dirty energy; gender inequity etc.

Vision:

To promote ecological balance and create harmony between humans and their environment

Mission:

To build the capacity of the most vulnerable communities in the region to ensure sustainable use of natural resources, provide eco-friendly means of living, reduce the adverse effects of climate change and improve their socio-economic condition while maintaining the ecological balance.    

Objectives:

  1. Advocate to preserve existing natural treasures;
  2. Conduct research to maintain the ecological balance;
  3. Reduce the adversities arising from climate change;
  4. Provide sources for clean energy; 
  5. Implement disaster risk-reduction strategies among the most vulnerable communities;
  6. Establish human rights through good governance;
  7. Create livelihoods opportunities for the most vulnerable populations; 
  8. Improve integrated water resource management and eco-habitat;
  9. Ensure proper water, sanitation and hygiene within communities; and
  10. Enhance women’s empowerment by emphasizing equitable development.

Our Services

  • Environment and Ecosystem
  • Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation
  • Clean/Solar Energy
  • Livelihood
  • Gender Development
  • Health and Sanitation
  • Women and  Child Rights
  • Wildlife Conservation and Protection

Date of Registration:

BEDS is registered from NGO Affairs Bureau, Prime Minister Office, Government of Bangladesh and Department of Social Services, Government of Bangladesh.

NGO Bureau: Registration number: 2784

Date of registration: 02 May 2013 renewed date: 02 May, 2018

Department of Social Services, Government of Bangladesh

Registration number: Khulna/1449/2011

Date of registration: 02 October 2011

Constitution: 

As per the guideline of the social welfare of Bangladesh Government, BEDS has a strong and democratic constitution.  ( Ref: Constitution of BEDS)

Working area: Throughout Bangladesh, with a priority focus on coastal regions

Total number of employees: 25 persons

Number of general members: 39 persons

Number of Executive Committee Members: 7 persons

Awards: 

BEDS received the prestigious Government Divisional Environmental Award in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 from the Department of Environment, Khulna Division, Khulna, Bangladesh for its outstanding contributions in Environmental Education activities. Eco Village project in Bangladesh, implemented by BEDS received the prestigious Energy Globe National Award 2018 https://www.energyglobe.info/bangladesh2018?cl=en&id=251556 for its outstanding achievement.

Network/Collaborator/Membership:

Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) has strong network with government of Bangladesh as well as others national, international organizations.

  1. NGO Portal, Khulna District, Khulna, Government of Bangladesh

http://ngokhulna.org/ngo/bangladesh-environment-and-development-society-...

  1. CISS of Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh
  2. Local Government office in Bangladesh https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dacope_Upazila
  3. Environment Society https://environmentsociety.com/#/video-details
  4. Member of the #NatureForAll http://www.natureforall.global/partners/#current-partners;
  5. GOBESHONA http://gobeshona.net/sponsors/beds/#sthash.jEWR4pN1.dpbs;
  6. Member organization of the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) http://www.cansouthasia.net/bangladesh-environment-and-development-socie...
  7. Wetland Link International (WLI) http://wli.wwt.org.uk/2017/03/members/green-education-center-bangladesh/;
  8. Connect4Climatehttps://www.connect4climate.org/participate/our-partners;
  9. International Water Association (IWA)
  10. http://www.iwa-network.org/projects/sustainable-livelihoods-for-hilsa-dependent-communities-across-india-bangladesh-riverscapes;
  11. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) http://www.besnet.world/partners
  12. The Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) http://www.susana.org/en/partner;
  13. Poverty and conservation (PCLG) https://www.povertyandconservation.info/en/org/o0463;
  14. FISCAL SPONSORSHIP PARTNERS of Give2Asia https://give2asia.secure.force.com/pmtx/dn8n__SiteDonation?id=a1L16000007O9cB;
  15. World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO); http://www.wango.org/codeofethics.aspx?page=13&country=bangladesh;
  16. Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

http://cleancookstoves.org/partners/item/999/2153;

  1. GREENWILL FOR A GREEN GLOBE http://greenwill.org/ru/members;
  2. Global Water Partnership (GWP) http://www.gwp.org/en/partner/existing-partners/meet-our-partners;
  3. The Communication Imitative Network; http://www.comminit.com/content/bangladesh-environment-and-development-society-beds-1;
  4. Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD)http://www.ypard.net;
  5. The Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR) http://www.gndr.org/component/jsn/?Itemid=185;
  6. Netzkraft Movement http://www.netzkraft.net/profil.php?teilnehmer=3345&lg
  7. SecureToSafe http://www.securetosafe.com/our-partners/

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