Support for women to build their adaptive capacity to climate change
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
Training Programme on Budget Call Circular 1: Climate Change
Jan 24, 2018
Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate Resilience (IBFCR) project in collaboration with the Finance Division organized a two-day training programme on ‘Budget Call Circular 1: Climate Change’ on 21-22 January at the Institute of Public Finance.
PUBLIC DISCLOSURE: Environmental and Social Management Framework for the Proposed Green Climate Fund Project
Jan 18, 2018
This Environmental and Social Management Framework has been prepared in support of a project proposal on “Enhancing adaptive capacities of coastal communities, especially women, to cope with climate change induced salinity” by the Government of Bangladesh to the Green Climate Fund.
UNDP Bangladesh Stands beside flood affected people in Bangladesh
Jan 18, 2018
UNDP Bangladesh have donated one-day salary to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund for the flood-affected people who are still suffering by the floods triggered in 2017.
Regional consultations on the process of identifying Policies and Measures (PAMs) in Khulna and Dinajpur
Jan 14, 2018
The fifth and sixth regional consultations on the process of identifying Policies and Measures (PAMs) in preparation of a REDD+ Bangladesh National Strategy and Action Plan took place in Khulna and Dinajpur on January 14 and 18, 2018 respectively.
Post Flood Recovery
Jan 3, 2018
Water flow during the floods at Teesta and Dharala basins triggered serious river erosion in many areas of Kurigram, Neephamari, Lalmonirhaat, Rangpur and Bogra districts
The 3rd Technical Advisory Group Meeting of IBFCR project
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
Government of China teams up with UNDP in post disaster recovery in Bangladesh
Dec 10, 2017
To support the flood response, the Ministry of Commerce (MoFCOM) of the People’s Republic of China has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to provide $4 million for early recovery efforts in Bangladesh.
COMMUNITY-BASED ADAPTATION TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE FOR COASTAL COMMUNITIES
Dec 4, 2017
An estimated 35 million people live in the 19 coastal districts of Bangladesh, who are at high risk in the face of climate change Experts suspected that due to global warming, 10-15% Bangladesh’s land could be inundated by 2050, resulting in over 25 million climate refugees from the coastal districts.
Harnessing Youth Leadership in Rangamati
Nov 8, 2017
UNDP-Bangladesh has always been focusing on building equity and empowering youth by developing new ways of giving them a voice on pressing issues.