Local Environment Development and Agricultural Research Society (LEDARS) is a non-profit and non-political organisation that has been working for social, economical and environmental development of the poor and marginal people of the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh since 1996. Its vision is to contribute poverty reduction by creating access of the poor & marginal public resources through effective community based management. LEDARS emerged from a local club to a development organization to work for vulnerable people to support their livelihood security and establish their rights. It safeguards people migration occurring due to unplanned shrimp cultivation, river erosion and various natural disasters.
Ecology and Environment, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Human Rights, Good Governance and Gender Development, Education for Dignity, Health and Nutrition, Emergency Response and Climate Change.
Current Projects in Climate Change:
Strengthening Livelihood Security of Climate Change Vulnerable People with Bread for the World,Youth Mobilization for Climate Justice and Climate Change Adaptation and Communication Center.