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CIRDAP E-newsletter
CIRDAP E-newsletter
World Bank Bangladesh Newsletter - August / September 2009
Twenty-one civil society organizations from across South Asia won grants from a $840,000 award pool funded by the South Asia Region Development Marketplace (DM) held on August 5, 2009 in Dhaka. The theme for this year’s DM was “Family and Community Approaches to Improving Infant and Young Child Nutrition.” Malnutrition is one of the world’s most serious health problems and the single biggest contributor to child mortality.
Bangladesh LG Bulletin - July 2010 - Vol 1 - No. 4
The first open budget session in the Union Parishads (UPs) for FY 10-11 was held on March 31st , 2010 in Shyamnagar Sadar UP in Shyamnagar Upazila, Satkhira District, supported by LGSP-LIC.
Bangladesh LG Bulletin - February 2010 - Vol 1 - No. 3
The Mid-Term Review mission for LGSP was carried out by a World Bank team from January 9-16, 2010 to assess LGSP progress, achievements, and challenges. The mission consisted of UP field visits as well as extensive discussions with Government officials, UP functionaries, and development partners and projects associated with LGSP.
Safe Motherhood Promotion Project Newsletter - June 2010 - Issue 14
For the purpose of reduction of maternal and neonatal morbidity/mortality, the government of Bangladesh requested the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to jointly implement the Safe Motherhood Promotion Project (SMPP) in Narsingdi District for 4 year period (2006 to 2010).
Peer Experience And Reflective Learning (PEARL) Update - December 2009
A National Workshop on Peer Experience And Reflective Learning (PEARL) was held in Hyderabad on November 6, 2009 under JNNURM. It was jointly organized by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) and Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI).
Safe Motherhood Promotion Project Newsletter in English - December 2010 - Issue 16
The uniqueness of SMPP is strong collaboration with Local Government bodies especially Union Parishad (UP). In fact, UP has demonstrated a lot of potential to positively influence the status of maternal and neonatal health (MNH) in the community through introducing innovative ideas and effective local resource mobilization.
WatSan Newsletter - December 2010 - Issue 2
Bangladesh has been one of the centerpieces at the discussions held in the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 16) in Cancun, Mexico just days ago. The grim scenario of environmental degradation due to world climatic disorder is observed throughout Bangladesh, especially in its different geohydrological zones.
Bangladesh LG Bulletin - January 2011 - Vol 1 - No. 5
The Local Government Division (LGD) and the World Bank launched the public consultation for the successor to the Local Governance Support Project (LGSP) on October 31, 2010.The key note presentation consolidating the findings from 11 country wide consultations with 262 Union Parishad (UP) representatives from 69 UPs.
WatSan Bulletin - February 2011 - Issue 134
The Horizontal Learning Center(HLC) has been inaugurated on 13 December 2010 to help supporting institutionalization process of union parishad led peer-to-peer learning initiative Horizontal Learning Program(HLP).
NGO Forum - August 2011
The Horizontal Learning program is a LGD- leed peer-to- peer learning initiative facilitated by Government of Bangladesh and supported by development partners.