United Nations Development Programme, Bangladesh
The component aims to create an environment conducive to engendering trust and cooperation amongst the diverse people of the CHT and its institutions.
The component aims to mobilise the CHT communities to be organised and managing the community development activities with the small scale projects supported through grants provided by the project.
The component provides support to CHT Institutions in order to strengthen the local governance system and enhance their management and operational capabilities.
The main objective of the component is to create an environment of investment for economic and social enterprises that benefit communities in CHT.
The aim of the component is to put systems in place to promote and sustain access to a quality primary education system in the CHT with improved teaching, relevant learning materials, and an efficient and effective decentralised management system.
The objective of the component is to improve the health and nutritional status of the people in the CHT including improving maternal and reproductive health, reducing child mortality and reducing the incidence of HIV/ AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and other communicable diseases.
The component aims to Promote gender equality and women empowerment both at organizational and programme activities of the project.
The component works to strengthen the institutional and community level capacity to plan and implement earthquake (EQ) risk reduction strategies and recovery preparedness of the CHT region.
During a recent visit to the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Bangladesh, Mr. Robert D. Watkins, thanked stakeholders for the good relations and support that has been extended for UNDP’s program in the region..
In addition to its mountainous terrain and extensive ethnic diversity, the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) is unique to Bangladesh due to its complex layer of administrative arrangements.
In 2014, the CHT Development Facility successfully applied for resources from the UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia Pacific Greening Fund to shift from generators to solar in 10 upazila (sub-district) offices..
Hill District Councils organized workshops on “identification and prioritization of bottlenecks” on 23, 25 and 30 March 2013. Workshops are part of the MDG acceleration exercise in the 3 Hill districts..
“CHTDF is happy to announce that a new short video has been added to our communications portfolio. The video features the broad and diverse work that the Facility and our partners engage in, sharing our results and communicating our impact. We encourage you to view the video and share widely with your networks.”