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Innovation is the key to tackle climate change

Innovation to face the adverse impact of climate change in every steps in the coastal region has become necessary as Bangladesh is en route to becoming a middle income country.  


Speakers call for accelerating passage of indigenous rights law

The high level policy dialogue focused on lands rights and constitutional recognition of Adivasis in Bangladesh.  


Recycling and alternative of plastic products stressed to beat plastic pollution

Bangladesh was ranked among top 10 plastic polluted countries due to poor waste management. Plastic comprises 8 percent of the country's waste generated every year, weighing some 800,000 tonnes.  


Diversified mangrove plantation to save vulnerable coastal communities

Over 1,76,000 mangroves seedlings of 10 diversified species have been planted and raised over the last year in 10 different forest ranges in a bid to increase natural protection of coastal residents…  


New dreams come true for 4,464 poor women

A recent survey by Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, has uncovered how 4,464 women, living in two of the most marginalised areas of the country, have changed their lives for the better  


World Day for International Justice marked in Teknaf

ACLAB and Radio Naf, with support from UNDP, mark the day to recognise the nascent and strengthening system of international justice that has emerged since the Nuremburg and Tokyo Trials after World…  


2,687 Khagrachhari families to get new hopes in life

The Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs, with support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has brought 2,687 families under a five-step sustainable livelihood change and adaption…  


16 upazilas, 240 unions to benefit from efficient and accountable local governance

A year into the signing of the deal between Bangladesh government and UNDP to strengthen planning and budgeting systems at local levels, the Efficient and Accountable Local Governance (EALG) Project…  


UNDP and UNHCR install rain gauges in landslide-prone areas of the Rohingya refugee sites to provide real-time information during the monsoon season

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, the Geological Survey of Bangladesh (GSB) and the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) installed…  


Promoting Peaceful, Inclusive and Sustainable Responses to the Rohingya Crisis

Bangladeshi religious leaders and actors, government policymakers, academics, civil society and United Nations representatives discussed ways to promote dialogue and social cohesion in Cox’s Bazar…  

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