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Cleaner brickmaking lays foundation for green economy

Fourteen years ago Razia Bewa`s husband passed away, as a 30-year old widow with 4 daughters, she was not prepared for what life had in store for her. Her husband was a landless farmer who worked as a…  


Bangladesh climate refugees offset global carbon emissions

Five years ago, on the night of November 15, a cyclone ripped through Bangladesh’s coast killing more than 3,000 people and leaving a trail of devastation in its wake.  


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…  


CLIMATE FINANCING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Budget Report 2018-19

Climate Financing for Sustainable Development: Budget Report 2018-19 is the second annual climate budget report of Bangladesh. It aims to give a snapshot of the climate change relevant allocations of…  


Digital Financial Inclusion through Customer Oriented Financial Products

Just a few years back it would have been unimaginable in the remote rural villages of Satkhira for Anzuara, a smallholder farmer, to have a bank account. Now Anzuara can check her bank balance on her…  


Bangladesh Forest Department and UNDP jointly observed International Day of Forest

Bangladesh Forest Department and UNDP Bangladesh jointly observed the International Day of Forest on 21 March, promoting this year’s theme “Forest and Sustainable Cities.”  


Digital Literacy for Progressive and Tolerant Bangladesh- ICT State Minister

Digital literacy among young people is crucial to make Bangladesh progressive and tolerant, said State minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak at “Digital Khichuri Challenge” follow-up event,…  


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