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National Governance Assessment Framework to ensure social justice

The divisional consultations were organized in each division and one additional in Rangamati to collect qualitative and quantitative data on governance and explore possible solutions at the divisional…  


UNDP planting the seeds for a greener world

Indeed, as a pandemic ravages the world, it is important to stay determined in our mission to realise the Sustainable Development Goals and reconnect with nature to create a world that is kinder to…  


‘SWAPNO’ fulfils dreams of ultra-poor rural women

SWAPNO is a project of the Local Government Division, which engaged ultra-poor women in public works essential for the economic and social life for rural communities. With support from UNDP, the…  


Santal women prepare masks to meet community demand amid Covid-19

The Santal women have been preparing masks at their homes. Their family members are using those and homemade masks are being distributed among their neighbours, resulting zero COVID-19 infection in…  


Cash support helps climate victims

financial assistance was provided to more than 4,500 households of eight upazilas of five most climate vulnerable districts  


Gaibandha ethnic youth volunteers safeguarding Santals from COVID-19

Most of the Santal minority people are landless and live in extreme poverty. Their livelihood depends on agriculture. That is why they have no adequate financial capacity to buy virus preventive…  


Bangladesh bounces up in new Human Development Index lens

The Human Development Report (HDR) 2020 titled, The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene, launched in Bangladesh on December 21, 2020, six days after the global launch, includes a new…  


Kalamakanda women conducting campaign to fight corona

the forum is playing an important role in this regard. Its members are conducting awareness campaign among commoners, advising them to use mask, wash hands and avoid public gatherings to keep them…  



Amendment to Village Court Act of 2006 is on the cards

Village courts have become a popular mode of accessing justice in the informal system. This initiative will make strides in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by ensuring better access…  

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