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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  • Intensive Training on Conflict Mitigation and Response System
    Feb 4, 2016

    Five training sessions were held on conflict mitigation and response system for the civil society members on 30 January, 1 and 3 February 2016 in Rangamati, Bandarban and Khagrachari Districts consecutively.

  • Cross Learning Visit by IFMC to AFSP II Project Sites in the CHT
    Jan 14, 2016

    In period 12-14 January 2016, 23 staff members of the Integrated Farm Management Component (IFMC) project of Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) visited field activities of CHTDF’s Agriculture and Food Security Project (AFSP II) in Khagrachari and Rangamati Districts as part of an exchange and knowledge sharing programme.

  • Boi-Sa-Bi: A Festival of Spirit and Harmony
    Apr 16, 2015

    When I mention the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), the first thing your mind might turn to are the steep hills, thick jungle and wide rivers that characterise this south eastern corner of Bangladesh. The second is probably the region’s rich ethnic diversity.

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