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50 years of Bangladesh and Sustainable Solutions of UNDP

initiative were environment management, sustainable human development, and a breakthrough in the poverty situation by helping the poor, particularly the women  


A journey that reminds of inclusive development in CHT

Chattogram Hill Tracts is a challenging hotspot for climate change and integrated ecosystem related interventions. It was pretty amazing to witness the practical work done by the UN and other…  


Fruits of Labour: SWAPNO through my eyes

Khaleda was scouring for better opportunities when she chanced upon SWAPNO’s recruitment notices. She learned about the immense support that SWAPNO provides to women who are battling poverty and other…  


Road fatalities are not `inevitable’, they can be prevented too!

Someone in the world dies from a road accident every 24 seconds, World Health Organization (WHO) found. Road crashes take 1.35 million lives on average every year, injuring 50 million more.  


Bangladesh needs to build back better for everyone

Bangladesh has successfully shifted its efforts to proactive risk reduction. The previous method of reactive relief efforts did little to minimise the loss of lives and livelihoods  


World Habitat Day 2020: Revitalising Housing for All Agenda in the Era of COVID-19

The inevitable urban reality which we have already embarked on has brought about a wave of change, exposing the tattered state of the poor and causing the emergence of a ‘new poor’ in the cities  


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…  


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