Copyright © 2011by the UNDP Bangladesh
“United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN's global development network,an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experienceand resources to assist people build a better life. Working in 166 countries, UNDP is workingwith them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.UNDP embarked on its journey in Bangladesh in 1973. Since its inception, UNDP and itspartners accomplished key results in the areas of governance, poverty reduction,environment, energy and climate change, disaster management, and achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). UNDP is engaged with various governmentalagencies and partners to thrive towards economic and social development in Bangladesh.”
First published in March 2011 by theLocal Governance ClusterUNDP BangladeshIDB Bhaban, Sher-e-Bangla NagarTelephone: (880-2) 8150088Fax: (880-2) 8113196 Local Governance Cluster aims to provide improved, participatory local governance forsocio-economic development and poverty alleviation through delivery of sustainable basicinfrastructure and services, building capacity of local government bodies to plan, financeand manage basic development activities in a responsive and accountable manner anddrawing lessons on improved local government practices wider relevance in Bangladesh.
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