The CHT has been severely hit by four consecutive disasters in the span of two weeks in June
Jun 28, 2017
‘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”.
Bangladesh government officially launches Rio Project
Jan 11, 2017
Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Bangladesh officially launched the National Capacity Development for Implementing Rio Conventions Through Environmental Governance—Rio Project for short.
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.
Public-Private Partnership for Sustainable Conservation and Management of Halda River Ecosystem
Dec 26, 2016
The Halda is a unique river in Chittagong region of Bangladesh which acts as important mother fisheries and natural breeding grounds for pure Indian carp fish. Even though located in the saline coastal zone, this tidal river is the source of fresh drinkable water. This makes it a major source of drinking water supply for the Chittagong Water Supply and Sewerage Authority for 5 million city dwellers.
A turmeric and ginger revolution
Dec 17, 2016
Farmers in the Chittagong Hill Tracts are changing the agricultural game.
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
PUBLIC DISCLOSURE: Environmental and Social Management Plan for the Proposed Green Climate Fund Project
Nov 12, 2016
This Environmental and Social Management Plan has been prepared in support of a project proposal on “Enhancing Women and Girls Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change in Bangladesh” by the Government of Bangladesh to the Green Climate Fund.
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.
Walton Hi-Tech Industries Ltd. launched HCFC-free refrigerators
Nov 5, 2016
On Saturday, 5th November, Walton Hi-Tech Industries Ltd launched its new line of refrigerators that runs on gases that neither deplete the ozone layer nor contribute to global warming. Honourable Deputy Minister Abdullah Al Islam Jacob inaugurated it.
Exposure visit on mangrove ecosystem restoration from Timor-Leste delegation
Nov 4, 2016
With the facilitation of UNDP Bangladesh, a delegation composed of 12 representatives from UNDP-Timor Leste and the Ministry of Agriculture of Timor Leste paid an exposure visit to Dhaka and Sonadia Island in the beginning of November.