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Youth on final mission of producing fuel from plastic

Environmental researchers estimate that 9 million plastic items are being dumped daily across the country with only about 10 percent being dumped into rubbish bins  


SWAPNO project translates Rashida’s dream into reality

SWAPNO is a social security project of the government that is helping as many as 8,928 poor women in the rural areas of Satkhira and Kurigram districts  


Solid waste management project in Cox’s Bazar

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Sweden has penned an agreement to launch a USD 4.8 million project to introduce a sustainable system of solid waste management in Cox’s Bazar  


Bangladesh to publish National Human Development Report

The Economic Relations Division, with the support of UNDP, is planning to bring out the second installment of the report after a 26-year hiatus  


Leveraging solar energy : photovoltaic boats to do away adverse effects of using fossil fuel

What if sustainable renewable energy sources were tapped to benefit the people and the nature? What if people could travel on motorised solar boats without having to face the noise pollution and fumes…  


1,811 marginalised people come under banking network

UNDP is working to increase financial inclusion in rural areas to give the population a scope to alleviate themselves from poverty  


How UNDP is promoting climate friendly and energy efficient technology to save the ozone layer

From mosquito repellents in the 90s to air conditioners now, Bangladesh has come a long way to play its part in saving the environment  


Support for women to build their adaptive capacity to climate change

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…  


UNDP Bangladesh Stands beside flood affected people in Bangladesh

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.  


Training Programme on Budget Call Circular 1: Climate Change

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’…  

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