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Project Name : APARAJITA- Political Empowerment of women
Implemented By : Democracywatch
Supported By : Swiss agency for development and cooperation (SDC)
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Approach : Goal: Rural and urban poor (especially women) in Bangladesh are getting information and enhanced , responsive and prompt local services . Outcomes - 1. Elected Women representatives are accountable to their constituencies and together with potential future EWR and former EWR are collectively requiring gender and poverty sensitive practice in local service delivery and assuming leadership roles. 2. Provisions (legal framework incl. ordinance & directives) , political commitment and public opinion conducive for inclusion and participation of EWR (and potential EWR) and for promoting gender se
Issue : Political empowerment of women
Duration : 4 years ( 2011-2015)
Project Name : Union Parishad Governance Project (UPGP) (covering 400 Union Parishads in seven of the country’s 62 districts)
Implemented By : Government of Bangladesh, UNCDF, UNDP,
Supported By : Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), European Union, World Bank.
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Approach : Goal: To reduce poverty by increasing local government capacities and improving service delivery Total Project Cost: USD 18,391,108 USD 1,500,000 Approach: • Funding fiscal transfers to eligible local governments for basic local service delivery; • Providing incentives for good governance and service delivery performance; • Supporting direct mobilization of communities – and in particular women – to prioritize development needs; and • Supporting core local government capacity in implementing block grants
Issue : Upazila Governance Project
Duration : Jul 01, 2011 to Jul 31, 2016
Project Name : Union Parishad Governance Project (UPGP)
Implemented By : UNDP
Supported By : European Union, Danida, UNCDF and UNDP
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Approach : Together with the UZGP partner project, the Union Parishad Governance Project falls within the UNDAF outcome 1: “Government Institutions at national and sub-national level are able to more effectively carry out their mandates, including delivery of public services, in a more accountable, transparent and inclusive manner”. The project aims at strengthening Union Parishads (UPs) by creating a model of effective public service delivery, in line with high accountability and citizen’s participation. UPGP follows other two successful projects implemented during the years 2000 to 2011: the Local Gov
Issue : UPGP will further pilot and evaluate innovations to improve functional and institutional capacity of Union Parishads, democratic accountability and citizen involvemen
Duration : Dec 01, 2011 - Nov 30, 2016
Project Name : Dhaka Solid Waste Management
Implemented By : DCC
Supported By : JICA
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Approach : Collection Transpiration & Disposal service
Issue : Collection Transpiration & Disposal service
Duration : 2007-2014
Project Name : Bangladesh Local Governance Support Project II
Implemented By : LOCAL GOVERNMENT bd
Supported By : World Bank
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Approach : The development objective of the Second Local Governance Support Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen Union Parishads (UPs) to become accountable and responsive, supported by an efficient and transparent intergovernmental fiscal system. The project will have four components. Component one will provide UPs with direct block grants for improving local services and incentivizing accountability and performance. It will scale up the current Basic Block Grants (BBGs) and establish Performance-based Grants (PBGs). Component two will strengthen systems of downward and upward accountability, improve
Issue : To strengthen Union Parishads (UPs)
Duration : NOV 29, 2011 -NOV 30, 2016
Project Name : Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction(UPPR)
Implemented By : LGED,UNDP(UN-Habitat)
Supported By : UKAID(USD109 mill), Gob(USD 8 mill), UNDP(USD 3 mill),10% community.
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Approach : Low income Urban communities are mobilized to identity and manage basic infrastructure & livelihood development activities.
Issue : To identity and manage basic infrastructure & livelihood development activities.
Duration : 2008-2015
Project Name : Water Safely planning (WAP)
Implemented By : DPHE
Supported By : WHO,AusAID
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Approach : Water safety plans developed with risk assessment and risk management plans.10 Poyrashavas.
Issue : Water safety & risk management plans
Duration : 2010-2014
Project Name : Urban Governance Infrastructure Project (UGIIP)
Implemented By : LGED
Supported By : ADB (USD 147 mill), KFW (USD 35 mill), GIZ (USD 4 mill).
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Approach : Governance or infrastructure improved in 28 pourashavas (2010)
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Duration : UGIIP I: UGIIP II: 28 Pourashavas( 2003-2010) 35 Pourashavas( 2009-2014)
Project Name : City Region Development
Implemented By : LGED
Supported By : ADB (USD 120 Mill), KFW, SIDA.
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Approach : Develop regional master plans guiding pourashava and line department development project.5 Pourashava & City Corporations
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Duration : 2010-2017
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Implemented By : Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB)
Supported By : SDC contribution is CHF 5 million (21% of the total budget). The remaining budget will be supported by DFID (56%), SIDA (21%) and DANIDA (2%).
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Approach : Who does the project work with Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) is the implementing partner of the project. TIB is an accredited national chapter of Berlin-based Transparency International. Registered as a non-governmental organization since 1998, TIB catalyses a social movement against corruption and advocates for effective policy reforms. It is the only organization in Bangladesh declaring ‘the fight against corruption’ as its core objective. What does the project do The goal of the project is to reduce corruption for the benefit of the poor. The project aims at reducing corruptio
Issue : reduce corruption for the benefit of the poor
Duration : five years
Project Name : SHARIQUE - Local Governance Programme in Rajshahi and Sunamganj (Phase II)
Implemented By : Swiss Agency for development and cooperation (SDC)
Supported By : SDC project
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Approach : The project primarily addresses three important issues in connection with the strengthening of Upazila Parishads: a. Building capacity of the Upazila Parishads. b. Making the Upazila Parishads responsive to citizens’ needs. c. Creating an enabling environment to support local governance reform process. In order to effectively link the development supports available in local government sector with the actual needs of the local citizens, i.e. to create ‘demand side’ and ‘supply side’ synergy, the project undertakes a combination of capacity building, advocacy and policy support activities. The p
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Duration : September 2009 to August 2013
Project Name : SHARIQUE -
Implemented By : UNDP and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in collaboration with Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (MoLGRD&C),Helvetas Swiss cooperation.
Supported By : Swiss agency for development and cooperation (SDC)
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Approach : Who does the project work with: This project is being jointly implemented by UNDP and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in collaboration with Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (MoLGRD&C),Helvetas Swiss cooperation. SDC brings its recognised sector expertise (e.g. innovative approaches for capacity development and knowledge exchange) into this partnership. The ultimate beneficiaries of the project are the citizens of the 481 Upazilas (Sub-Districts), who benefit from improved service deliveries. The project is specifically addressed to two primar
Issue : a. Building capacity of the Upazila Parishads. b. Making the Upazila Parishads responsive to citizens’ needs. c. Creating an enabling environment to support local governance reform process.
Duration : September 2009 to August 2013
Project Name : Service to the urban poor
Implemented By : NGO partners of WaterAid.
Supported By : Water Aid, Thames Water,SIDA,AUSAID
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Approach : Pourashavas wiring-fenced water utilities are eligible to receive support to improved drinking water supply infrastructure.
Issue : To improve drinking water supply infrastructure.
Duration : 2009-2016
Project Name : Grassroots Women’s Leadership
Implemented By : Rupantar,
Supported By : SDC
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Approach : What does the project do The project trains poor rural women on leadership & negotiation skills, increases their knowledge & awareness on laws and rights to establish their organisation at ward and Union Parishad level and facilitates their linkage & participation in local development activities. It also works to develop gender awareness among the local government representatives. How does the project work The project undertakes initiatives for raising awareness on different social issues like violence against women, gender equity, dowry system and early marriage. To communicate with the rura
Issue : The project trains poor rural women on leadership & negotiation skills, increases their knowledge & awareness on laws and rights to establish their organisation at ward and Union Parishad level and facilitates their linkage & participation in local development activities. It also works to develop gender awareness among the local government representatives.
Duration : 01February 2011 toJanuary 2014
Project Name : Simon
Implemented By : MMC
Supported By : SDC
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Approach : Who does the project work with Mass-line Media Centre (MMC) is the implementing partner of this SDC funded project. MMC, a major player in the media landscape of the country, has previous experience of providing training to and engaging with grassroots/local journalists in Bangladesh. MMC is a reputed national NGO working with both, print and electronic media since 1995. The project engages a host of local/ national newspapers, TV and radio stations and most importantly national press institutes, journalist bodies, press clubs to establish an overarching media network. It also links up with th
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Duration : February 2011 to January 2015
Project Name : Capacity Development for Local Governments
Implemented By : Local Government Institutions (LGIs) for providing quality services at all levels. The three LG training and research institutions- Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Rural Development Academy (RDA), National Institute for Local Government (NILG)
Supported By : SDC
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Approach : What does the project do The project aims at enhancing the capacities of Local Governments bodies to provide citizen friendly, pro poor public services based on a well established national training and advisory programme. The project tends to positively impact on the direct improvement of the livelihoods conditions of citizens in rural areas, particularly of the most vulnerable groups, through better public services provided by responsive Local Government Institutions (LGIs). The project re-evaluates the institutional profiles of BARD, RDA and NILG, and enhances their respective abilities and
Issue : The project aims at enhancing the capacities of Local Governments bodies to provide citizen friendly, pro poor public services based on a well established national training and advisory programme. The project tends to positively impact on the direct improvement of the livelihoods conditions of citizens in rural areas, particularly of the most vulnerable groups, through better public services provided by responsive Local Government Institutions (LGIs). The project re-evaluates the institutional profiles of BARD, RDA and NILG, and enhances their respective abilities and core competencies to provide professional support to LG bodies. The activities directly result in an improved and more effi
Duration : 08/2011 – 07/2013
Project Name : Horizontal Learning for Local Water and Sanitation Governance
Implemented By : Water and Sanitation Programme (WSP) of the World Bank. The project works to replicate WATSAN good practices through LGIs, mainly the mentioned UPs. Moreover, HLP working teams of different institutions and projects (among them the SDC supported SHARIQUE and SDSD)
Supported By : SDC, World bank
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Approach : The project works to contribute to reform the relations of accountability between consumers and providers, citizens and local governments, local and central governments, projects and partners to ensure improved water and sanitation services for all. The project pursues several development outcomes. It increases the Capacity of public and private WATSAN service providers to respond to the demands of consumers for safe drinking water and improved sanitation and strengthens the capacity of LGIs to ensure the delivery of safe drinking water, improved sanitation services and hygienic practices to a
Issue : to reform the relations of accountability between consumers and providers, citizens and local governments, local and central governments, projects and partners to ensure improved water and sanitation services for all
Duration : 09/2011 – 12/2014
Project Name : Secondary Towns Integrated Flood Protection
Implemented By : BWDB.
Supported By : ADB (USD 80 mill),OFID (15 mill)
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Approach : Flood Protection Work, stroom water drainage & Environmental sanitation improvements, Pourashava capacity building.
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Duration : 2010-2017
Project Name : Secondary Towns Water Supply(2nd TWS)
Implemented By : DPHE
Supported By : ADB (USD 80 mill),OFID (15 mill)
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Approach : Pipe network expansion fund conditional on compliance to 13 rehabilitation conditions.
Issue : Secondary Towns Water Supply(
Duration : (2010-2013).
Project Name : Strengthening Democratic Local Governance in Bangladesh
Implemented By : Tetra Tech ARD
Supported By : USAID-funded
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Approach : SDLG conducts targeted research to support both public and closed-door advocacy events aimed at specific policy changes, works to form and strengthen nationwide associations to represent the interests of different levels of elected local government, and builds capacity of both elected representatives and their constituents to achieve more accountable and transparent government with more effective service delivery. Although Bangladesh law allows for citizen participation in local decision making through mandated committees, most elected representatives and citizens are unaware of this, and a
Issue : Strengthening Democratic Local Governance in Bangladesh
Duration : Jan, 12 - Dec, 13
Project Name : APARAJITA – Political Empowerment of Women
Implemented By : Democracywatch, Priptrust, Khan foundation, Steps towards development.
Supported By : Swiss agency for development and cooperation (SDC)
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Approach : The project endeavours to build confidence, knowledge and capcity of the elected women represenatives, encourage and facilitate networks of mutual support so that the elected women represenatives can fulfil their obligations made to their electorate and contribute to making local government system more responsive, especially to the needs of women. The project is implemented by a consortium of four NGOs, each organisation has its own pool of partner organisations and volunteer networks, with emphasis on different geographic areas of Bangladesh. Although the project essentially focuses on women
Issue : Political Empowerment of Women
Duration : 12/2011- 11/2015
Project Name : Strengthening Democratic Local Governance (SDLG)
Implemented By : Tetra Tech ARD
Supported By : Tetra Tech ARD>
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Approach : Formation of citizen groups and capacity building
Issue : Strengthening Democratic Local Governance (SDLG)
Duration : 2012-2013
Project Name : SDLG - Strengthening Democratic Local Governance (Citizens-in-Governance Forums)
Implemented By : `Rangpur, Gaibandha, Bogra’- SKS founda, ‘SirangonJ`- MMS, `Pabna, Natore’ – RDRS, `Noagan, Kustia, Chuadangga, Maherpur’-Wave foundation, `Jessore, Narial’-DW,`Satkhira, bagerhat, bhola’-Shushilan `Faridpur, Gopalgonj’- SDS,`Jamalpur, Shaeerpur, Keshoregonj’-POPI,`Laxmipur, chandpur’-BITA.
Supported By : USAID-funded
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Approach : he Bangladesh Strengthening Democratic Local Governance (SDLG) project is the latest in a series of USAID-funded projects supporting decentralization and local capacity building in Bangladesh since the late 1990s. Implemented by Tetra Tech ARD, SDLG conducts targeted research to support both public and closed-door advocacy events aimed at specific policy changes, works to form and strengthen nationwide associations to represent the interests of different levels of elected local government, and builds capacity of both elected representatives and their constituents to achieve more accountable an
Issue : Strengthening Democratic Local Governance
Duration : 2012-14
Project Name : Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh
Implemented By : Local Government Division (LGD), Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (MoGRDC)
Supported By : UNDP and European Commission (EC) Bangladesh
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Approach : Implemented by: Local Government Division (LGD), Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (MoGRDC) Supported by: UNDP and European Commission (EC) Bangladesh The project will support in strengthening the justice system through activating Village Courts in 500 selected Union Parishads (UP) in the country. It also intends to develop capacity of the Village Courts (VC) members, elected representatives and other relevant officials in a bid to run the VCs smoothly. It will also carry out comprehensive advocacy activities to involve the community and other key stakeholders
Issue : Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh
Duration : January 2009 - December 2013
Project Name : : Bangladesh Municipal Service project(BMSP)
Implemented By : BMSP I:110 Pourashavas,BMSPII:72 Pourashavas
Supported By : WB (USD 65 mill), GOB.
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Approach : 85 Gant/15 loan (at 5% interest over 10years) to pourashavas to plan and create, operate & maintain their own infrastructure.
Issue : To plan and create, operate & maintain own infrastructure.
Duration : (1999-2010),(2010-2011).
Project Name : Bangladesh Investment Climate Fund(BICF)
Implemented By : IFC
Supported By : IFC, DFID, EU
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Approach : District public- private dialogues , streamline government business services.Construct local economic governance index, simply regulatory process to reduce time and cost of doing business . 4 city corporations & 4 Pourashavas .
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Duration : 2008-2012
Project Name : Bangladesh water supply Program Project
Implemented By : DPHE
Supported By : WB (USD 4 mill)
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Approach : Pourashavas wiring- fenced water utilities are eligible to receive support to improved drinking water supply infrastructure.
Issue : To improve drinking water supply infrastructure
Duration : 2006-2010
Project Name : 18 District Town water supply
Implemented By : DPHE
Supported By : Royal Netherlands Embassy
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Approach : Improvements in piped water supply& point sources, pit latrines &hygienic educationWSS by laws issued Operations and finances ring fenced from pourashavas, Tariff raised.
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Duration : 1991-1996
Project Name : Policy Reform on Local Governance (PROLOG)
Implemented By : Local Government-BD
Supported By : SDC
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Approach : Who does the project work with - The government officials responsible for policy reforms will directly benefit from the advisory and capacity development services offered. - Union Parishads (UP), who benefit from improved systems of fiscal transfer, clear assignment of tasks and other regulatory reforms on local governance. - Ultimate beneficiaries are the local population across the country who will eventually enjoy better public services and play a more prominent role in local development and decision making processes. - Other actors involved in the programme will also be indirectly benefi
Issue : 1. To increase knowledge base on decentralisation and enhance the policy dialogue. 2. To further institutionalise the system of inter-governmental fiscal and financial management enhancing size, transparency and predictability of the local government resources. 3. To enable citizens to be better informed and engaged in Union Parishad’s decision-making processes. 4. To promote more demand-led capacity support to the Union Parishads (replacing top-down capacity support). 5. To mainstream lessons of decentralisation into the policy development process
Duration : 1 May 2007 to 31 October 2012
Project Name : Water and Sanitation Program (WSP)
Implemented By : LOCAL GOVERNMENT bd
Supported By : SDC
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Approach : Who does the project work with WSP is a global programme managed by the World Bank and implemented by WSP teams in different regions and countries. The WSP Bangladesh Country Team consists of professionals with core skills in community based WATSAN service delivery and policy advice. The key beneficiaries of the project are primarily the population in rural and urban areas and local government, but central government will benefit as well with better knowledge for implementing decentralisation policies. WSP operates through partnerships at different levels: with policy makers, local governments
Issue : 1. to improve responsive services to citizens, especially for the poor and marginalised groups 2. to support policy reforms that enable decentralisation processes. WSP will support necessary capacity development of central and local government; foster community participation and partnerships among local stakeholders; emphasise non discriminatory practices; provide policy advise and promote scaling up/mainstreaming of good practices.
Duration : 2009-2012
Project Name : DANIDA Water Supply Project
Implemented By : DPHE
Supported By : DANIDA(USD 13 mill)
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Approach : Strengthen downward accountability of water supply section to consumers with the support DPHE and the oversight of the pourashava.Ring fence WSS Operations and finance. Tariff fixed to include O&M and depreciation, Customer relation & double entry accounting.
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Duration : 1997-2005
Project Name : BRAC WASH
Implemented By : 89 pourashavas
Supported By : Royal Netherlands Embassy
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Approach : Low Cost Large scale hygiene promotion and community and community/school based provision of Wash facilities. Intervention designed and implemented based on action plan developed by the community.V
Issue : WASH
Duration : 2007 -2011
Project Name : BANGLADESH FUCKERS
Implemented By : MJF
Supported By : MJF
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Approach : BANGLADESH MOTHERFUCKERS
Issue : FUCKERS BANGLADESH
Duration : FUCK U BANGLADESH
Project Name : BANGLADESH --> STILL SLAVE OF INDIA
Implemented By : Democracywatch
Supported By : Swiss agency for development and cooperation (SDC)
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Approach : BANGLADESH --> STILL SLAVE OF INDIA
Issue : BANGLADESH --> STILL SLAVE OF INDIA
Duration : BANGLADESH --> STILL SLAVE OF INDIA
Project Name : Anthonyexcab
Implemented By : LGED
Supported By : business finance advisor
Approach : What does the project do - The project supports Union Parishads and communities to improve water resources, sanitary and hygiene management while practicing and institutionalising improved local governance processes. - It promotes knowledge transfer, replication of best practices and ensures stepwise handing over of the management tasks to the local partners. How does the project work By strengthening community participation and planning management capacity of the local government institutions, the project works for improved access of the communities’ to water and sanitation. DASCOH links the
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Duration : January 2009 and December 2012

 

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