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 21, 2016

    The project “Ensuring Legal Aid Services for the Peoples’ of Three Hill Districts” was launched on 19 March in Bandarban and 20 March 2016 in Rangamati to improve access to legal aid services in CHT through the National Legal Aid Services Organization (NLASO), a free legal aid services providing organization of the Government of Bangladesh.

  • Mar 6, 2016

    A Technical Advisory Committee’s (TAC) meeting on Local Governance/Decentralization was held at the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MoCHTA) on 6 March 2016 to discuss the roadmap for harmonization of CHT laws and acts, CHT poverty analysis and people’s perceptions survey at CHT and local government institutions.

  • Feb 15, 2016

    UNDP-CHTDF provided five solar panels to ensure adequate alternative power supply in Matiranga Municipality, Langadu Upazila Parishad, Baghaichari Upazila Parishad, Lama Upazila Parishad and Thanchi Upazila Health Complex in remote areas of the three Hill Districts as a part of building capacity of the local institutions.

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