Poverty Reduction

  • Urban Partnerships for Poverty ReductionUrban Partnerships for Poverty ReductionThe Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction Project (UPPR) works with communities in poor urban settlements across Bangladesh to improve livelihoods and living conditions. Working in partnership with the Government of Bangladesh and UN Habitat, UNDP believes that these communities are best placed to identify their main priorities.

  • National Social Protection StrategyNational Social Protection StrategyAt the Dhaka Social Protection Conference in late 2011, the Government of Bangladesh announced the preparation of a National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS).

  • Support to Inclusive and Sustainable PlanningSupport to Inclusive and Sustainable PlanningThe objective of SISP is to strengthen policy and technical capacity within key Government agencies in Bangladesh. The project has a definitive focus on inclusive, pro-poor economic policy, and aims to build Government capacity for sustainable environmental planning to secure a balanced and equitable future.


The UNDP Poverty Reduction Cluster supports the process of social inclusion and local economic development through four interlinked approaches: local ownership, capacity development, income and employment generation and social protection. Local problems need local solutions, and the Poverty Reduction Cluster bridges the gap between Government, NGOs, donors, and most importantly local communities to put programs and resources where they are needed most.

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Resident Coordinator Annual Report
Annual Report 2012

2012 was a crucial year for Bangladesh’s development process. The Government and development partners, including the UN,
initiated a final push in the achievement of the MDGs by 2015 deadline.


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