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UNDP’s DRM project tackling coronavirus in Cox’s Bazar

Due the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, United Nations Development Programme’s Disaster Risk Management project organised ‘Disability Inclusive Covid-19 Emergency Response in Cox’s Bazar District’…  


A greener coastline for the people, by the people

Living in an island surrounded by mighty river Meghna for his entire life, Abul Kalam could never imagine that the saline land there could bear harvest just like normal farmlands.  


Valuing diversity through arts and culture

The uncharted treasure trove of indigenous music instilled a new-found appreciation within the mass, further strengthening the ties the bind us together through music  


Union Parishads turning healthcare facilities around

At Badaghat (south) Union Parishad under Biswamvarpur upazila of Sunamganj, the union’s family welfare centre is the only place for locals to avail health services.  


Learn to be my own hero

Skills and livelihood trainings, I gained financial independence, learned to save and invest responsibly, knew my rights, regained my self-confidence  


a2i’s Public Service Innovation network made ‘partner of month’ in the South-South Galaxy

It serves as a one-stop-shop for all partners of the Global South to utilize as a platform for sharing solutions. In previous months UNFPA, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and United…  


How LoGIC is financing happiness.

LoGIC is on its path towards mobilizing more resources to cover all the vulnerable households to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change through financial empowerment.  


Better forecast for better disaster risk management in Cox’s Bazar

The local communities are exposed to multiple natural hazards and experience recurring extreme weather events including cyclones, torrential rains, landslides, flash floods, storm surges, and extreme…  


Groundwater levels fall drastically around Rohingya camps: study

the impacts of Rohingya influx on land and agricultural production, the study shows that between August 2017 and March 2018, over 100 hectares of crop land in Teknaf and Ukhiya were damaged by refugee…  


Ethnic girls embody apostles of human rights defenders

Different initiatives involving youth leaders to better protect and promote the rights ethnic minorities and marginalised groups in Bangladesh.  

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