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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  • Dec 1, 2016

    The Government of Bangladesh reaffirmed its commitment to fully implement the Chittagong Hill Tract Peace Accord, 1997, as it signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for a new development project, focusing on sustainable and inclusive development of the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

  • May 8, 2016

    Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina laid the foundation stone of “Parbatya Chattagram Complex” (Chittagong Hill Tracts Complex) in Dhaka on 08 May 2016. The complex aims to promote the national cultural diversity and social customs and individual characteristics of the ethnic communities.

  • Apr 13, 2016

    UNDP -CHTDF supported the Ministry of CHT Affairs in organizing the Boi-Sa-Bi celebration in Dhaka. The rally was organized on the main streets of the capital, with floaters of flowers and live music. With this event, the Government of Bangladesh yet again brings closer the culture and tradition of the peoples of CHT thus promoting the national cultural diversity.

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