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$12m project to make Bangladesh more resilient to natural disasters

Bangladesh government and UN agencies have jointly initiated a 12 million US dollar project to sustain the resilience of human and economic development in Bangladesh  


Sharing South-South Experience on Restoration and Management of Mangrove Ecosystem

Mangroves are lifeline of the coast. Mangrove forests can store more carbon than most other types of habitats on the planet. The monetary value of goods and services received from mangroves is not…  


What Works for the Urban Poor?

The Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction (UPPR), one of the largest urban development programmes in the world, helped nearly three million people improve their livelihoods and living conditions in…  



How to move on from disaster risk - literally

In Bangladesh, where worsening river erosion and other disasters destroy huge numbers of homes each year, one innovation could cut losses and build resilience: “mobile” houses that can be dismantled,…  



Dalit Panchayats under village court on the cards

State Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives, Md. Mashiur Rahman Ranga, MP, has said that a proposal to recognise Dalit Panchayats under village court system would soon be…  


Dalit Panchayats under village court on the cards

State Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives, Md. Mashiur Rahman Ranga, MP, has said that a proposal to recognise Dalit Panchayats under village court system would soon be…  


Government, UNDP joint initiative to strengthen local government for achieving SDGs

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the government of Bangladesh jointly launched ‘Efficient and Accountable Local Governance (EALG)  


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.  

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