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Watershed Co-management Activity Plan launched in CHT with support from USAID

Government approved Action Plan the BFD has begun implementation of forest ecosystem restoration in the Headwater Reserved Forests and Protected Areas of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT).  


Start-ups to take care of our mind and body

SHOUT, The Daily Star and UNDP Bangladesh have partnered up to bring you stories of impactful start-ups. These enterprises—all aligned with a singular or multiple UN Sustainable Development Goals—are…  


Inter-ministerial working group for better climate change responsive budget allocation

The project aims to enhance the capacities of vulnerable communities, Local Government Institutions and civil society organisations for planning and financing climate change adaptation solutions in…  


COVID-19: UNDP providing support to the furthest behind first

These communities are not well-positioned to stock daily essentials during a crisis such as the Coronavirus outbreak, neither can they earn their livelihoods in the usual manner. The pandemic does not…  


World Humanitarian Day 2020

On World Humanitarian Day (August 19), we are paying tribute to the real-life heroes who have committed their lives to helping others during the unprecedented crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic. We thank…  


Ensuring urban poor women’s access to hygiene items amid pandemic

The “Dignity First” Kit has already been distributed among 3,000 women in the Dhaka South City Corporation area.  


Future of Work and SDG Attainment in the Age of Fourth Industrial Revolution—Bangladesh Perspective

needs to re-imagine the impacts of the fourth industrial revolution on the future of work and SDG attainment as a unique opportunity to be welcomed  


Community Volunteers of UNDP providing support for maternal health at urban slums during COVID-19

There were other instances where the family members of pregnant women wanted to get the delivery done by untrained midwives.  


Covid-19: an uncertain homecoming for Bangladeshi migrant workers

Bangladesh’s 10 million international migrant workers have been contributing to the country’s economic development while ensuring welfare of millions who depend on them.  


‘Virtual Courts’ get parliament nod to continue tackling justice disruption due to COVID

Total of 1,01,411 bail applications were received and 54,558 people received bail, setting a record in the history of Bangladesh and most importantly reducing the prison population in just a month.  

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