Bangladesh has an impressive track record for growth and development, aspiring to be a middle-income country by its 50th birthday. The World Bank has supported Bangladesh since 1972, providing more than $15 billion in support.
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About 47 million people still live in poverty and 70 percent of them live in rural areas. The Nuton Jibon project aims to improve the livelihoods of the rural poor, especially the left-out poor and vulnerable households in selected districts.Read More »
Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to the potential impacts of climate change. The Community Climate Change Project is allocating funds on a competitive basis to NGOs which supports people even in “hard to reach” areas.Read More »
Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest in the world, sanctuary for some of the world’s most endangered species. However this unique ecosystem is threatened by population pressures and climate change, and the communities living on its edge are struggling to surviveRead More »