• Jul 15, 2018

    The government's climate-related expenditure is set to come under enhanced scrutiny, thanks to the recent introduction of an audit system.

  • Jul 1, 2018

    Following the Paris Agreement adopted by the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), countries are now embarking on comprehensive climate action either to reduce the GHG emission

  • Jun 7, 2018

    Bangladesh is known as one of the most climate vulnerable countries in the world because of its geographical location and the adverse effects of climate change present a range of development issues and challenges that call for a strong policy response to address them.

  • Apr 25, 2018

    The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (OCAG) of Bangladesh adapted for the first time three documents on Climate Performance Audit in its regular audit system by updating the existing auditing standards, codes and manuals

  • Apr 11, 2018

    The government is looking to mainstream the climate dimension in its regular audit system by updating the existing auditing standards, codes and manuals.

  • Mar 8, 2018

    Women are not forgotten in Climate Finance! IBFCR team has been addressing and consulting women in planning and budgeting processes of climate finance

  • Mar 1, 2018

    Eighty percent of the landmass under Deluti Union is within 1.75 meters above sea level. Rivers run through with its waters pounding onto the banks, making river erosion the greatest environmental hazard faced by its people

  • Feb 22, 2018

    Nine officials from the Government of Bangladesh - Ministry of Finance, Economic Relations Division, Finance Division, Planning Commission, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, National Human Rights Commission and UNDP representatives attended the Regional Dialogue on Climate Resilient Growth and Development workshop

  • Feb 19, 2018

    Climate change affects everyone, but not equally. Women are among the most vulnerable to climate change due to the inequality, marginalization, poverty and access to livelihoods. For that, women are at greatest risk of climate related hazards. Bangladesh is considered as one of the most climate vulnerable countries and women in hard to reach areas, like Deluti Union of Paikgacha Upazila in Khulna District

  • Feb 7, 2018

    A team of government officials along with representatives from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) visited Deluti Union Parishad of Paikgacha Upazila in Khulna District

  • Dec 27, 2017

    The 3rd Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meeting of Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate Resilience (IBFCR) Project was held on 27th December 2017

  • Dec 2, 2017

    The Annual Planning Workshop of Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate Resilience (IBFCR) project was held from 30th November to 2nd December 2017 in Sylhet

  • Jun 28, 2017

    Within the Parliamentary general discussion session on 28 June 2017, Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina praised Ministry of Finance for focusing on the prospective adverse effects of climate change in Bangladesh and giving a guideline for financing the projects against the threat

  • Jun 1, 2017

    Mr. Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Minister of Finance, presented a report on ‘Climate Protection and Development: Budget Report, 2017-18’ while placing the National Budget for FY 2017-18 on 1st June 2017. Finance Division published this report with the assistance from a project “Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate Resilience (IBFCR)”, being implemented by the Finance Division with technical and financial support from UNDP and DFID

  • Feb 26, 2017

    Bangladesh has made significant development gains since independence and made greater progress more rapidly in the last decade. Per capita income has increased manyfolds while the poverty rate has been reduced significantly, from nearly 60 percent in 1990 to 31.5 percent in 2010 and approximately 24.8 in 2015. Further, Bangladesh has demonstrated high degree of achievement in vast majority of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Bangladesh has been duly recognised globally for these achievements.

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