Why a national urban policy should be our top priority

Economic progress is helping Bangladesh to graduate out of the Least Developed Country (LDC) category, urban poverty and development requires significant attention  

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…  

Disaster preparedness at Rohingya camps: Still a long way to go

Between May and August, almost 50,000 people living in the camps have been affected by the impact of high winds, flash flooding, erosion and landslides.  

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…  

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