Bangladesh Improves in Human Development Index
Apr 26, 2017
Bangladesh moved up three spots and ranked 139th out of 188 countries in Global Human Development Index (HDI) 2015, says the Human Development Report (HDR) 2016 launched today (Wednesday, 5 April 2017) at NEC Conference Room, Planning Commission in Dhaka. As per HDR 2015, Bangladesh’s position was 142nd out of 188 countries.
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New project launched to reduce climate vulnerabilities of coastal communities
Mar 22, 2017
Bangladesh is one of the most climate vulnerable countries in the world. The country is frequently subjected to cyclones, floods, and storm surges due to the adverse impact of climate change. Coastal mangroves are playing significant role in protecting the life and livelihoods of the millions of vulnerable coastal populations from climate induced extreme weather events. Through this project, over 650 ha of mangroves will be planted, 112 ha of Fish-Fruit-Forest model will be demonstrated and about 60,000 climate vulnerable poor people will be benefitted through diversified climate resilient livelihoods options in five highly climate vulnerable coastal districts
UNDP’s Rejoinder on Dhaka Tribune Story : How Bangladesh lost $67m in Climate Change Finance (January 31, 2017)
Feb 1, 2017
It is unfortunate that UNDP was not contacted by the Dhaka Tribune for comment or clarification before the story was published. Had we been contacted, we would have drawn your attention to the following inaccuracies in the story:
Designing of SDGs Monitoring Framework for Bangladesh gets Momentum
Jan 5, 2017
General Economics Division (GED) with the technical and financial assistance of Support to Sustainable and Inclusive Planning (SSIP) Project organized a two-day long Inter-ministerial Consultation Workshop on ‘Designing a SDGs Monitoring Framework’ during 4-5 December 2016 at BRAC - CDM, Rajendrapur.
A turmeric and ginger revolution
Dec 17, 2016
Farmers in the Chittagong Hill Tracts are changing the agricultural game.
Human rights based approach to be at the center of all development initiatives: Human Rights Day 2016 observed
Dec 12, 2016
‘Human Rights Day’ – a day when it believed to belong justifiably to every person on this earth. This day is observed every year on 10 December. This year’s theme of Human Rights Day was– “Stand up for someone's rights today”.
'Stand up for someone's rights today': Human Rights Day 2016
Dec 10, 2016
‘Human Rights Day’ – a day when it believed to belong justifiably to every person on this earth. This day is observed every year on 10 December. This year’s theme of Human Rights Day is – “Stand up for someone's rights today”.
Ethnic minority youth leaders will act as change agent to protect Human Rights
Nov 16, 2016
The Ethnic youth of Bangladesh agreed in one voice that they require more advocacy forums to promote minority rights in Bangladesh. Youth participants in the Training Workshop advocated the need for better networking, frequent dialogues and discussion forums will help boost minority rights
Training Programme on “National Income Accounting”
Nov 6, 2016
National income accounting measures the prosperity of an economy and also helps compare national income across countries. While conceptually simple and elegant, the process of measurement of national income is a complex and sophisticated exercise. There are gaps and discrepancies between the text-book theories and practical approach of measuring national income.