|Strengthening Inclusive Development in Chittagong Hill Tracts|
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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