US Ambassador visits SID-CHT project

Mar 13, 2018

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Ms. Marcia Stephens Barnicat, along with Janina Jaruzelski, USAID Bangladesh Mission Director visited UNDP’s “Strengthening Inclusive Development in Chittagong Hill Tracts (SID-CHT)” project, during her visit to Rangamati district from 11-13 March. The main objective of the visit was to gain firsthand experience on USAID supported projects in CHT and how the projects are changing the lives of the community.

In her visit, Marcia Barnicat saw the CHT Watershed Co-Management Activity (CHTWCA) sites in Begenachori Para of Barkal Upazila and had an active discussion with the community members.

Bernicat said the US government is proud to be a part of several development projects under way in the Chittagong Hill Tracts like Strengthening Inclusive Development in Chittagong Hill Tracts. She thanked UNDP for implementing the project successfully.


During the two-day visit, the mission had several meetings with local government and civil society, facilitated by the SID-CHT project team.

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