Strengthening Inclusive Development in Chittagong Hill Tracts


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Rasel Chakma, makes bigger profit and expands his vegetable field after applying modern techniques that he learned through CHTDF

From an Ordinary Farmer to a Model Farmer

“I am expecting to get net profit around 225,000 taka this season from my vegetable garden that will contribute to changing my family economic conditions” Rasel Chakma read more...

Rena with members of her community exploring the Begenachari VCF

How to Revive a Village Common Forest: With Passion, Commitment and Community

Rena comes from a community that is dependent on their Village Common Forrest for survival. Livelihoods in her village are primarily based on jhum cultivation, the traditional system of shifting cultivation in CHT, with water from the forest as the only source for irrigation and household use. read more...

“2nd December 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the historic CHT Peace Accord, formally signed on 2 December 1997 to bring peace to the  CHT region and open the door to prosperity and  development. UNDP Bangladesh has been working in Chittagong Hill Tracts since 2003, supporting the Government of Bangladesh in promoting sustainable development and confidence-building in a sensitive post-conflict region, guided by the Peace Accord. There is still long way to go”

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  • Mar 13, 2018

    US Ambassador to Bangladesh Ms. Marcia Stephens Barnicat, along with Janina Jaruzelski, USAID Bangladesh Mission Director visited UNDP’s “Strengthening Inclusive Development in Chittagong Hill Tracts (SID-CHT)” project

  • Mar 6, 2018

    Bullying, physical and mental harassment and other forms of exploitation and violence are commonly experienced by girls in Bangladesh. But Martial Art Training, provided by the Strengthening Inclusive Development in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (SID-CHT), project of UNDP, is building the confidence of girls from three hill districts-Rangamati, Khagrachari and Bandarban to tackle any forms of harassment.

  • Nov 8, 2017

    UNDP-Bangladesh has always been focusing on building equity and empowering youth by developing new ways of giving them a voice on pressing issues.

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