REVISITING MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY IN UPPR TOWNS
Findings of the last Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI) study show a further reduction in the poverty headcount of 12 UPPR town to 23.5 percent from 33.3 percent in 2013. Click on the photo and learn more from our findings!
UPPR IS FURTHER EXTENDED UNTIL 31 AUGUST 2015
In late 2014, DFID, UNDP and the Government of Bangladesh have decided to further extend UPPR for five more months. Aside from continuing to work on the strengthening of community structures, the extension will allow the project to undertake additional analysis and evaluation of its experience that can be effectively disseminated and inform the national urban program.
RE-MEASURING WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT IN URBAN POOR SETTLEMENTS
In 2013 UPPR engaged women in the community to learn what empowerment meant to them and built upon this an empowerment index. The first women’s empowerment study took place in 2013. Building on the insights of this study, UPPR undertook a follow-up study in 2014. Find out what we found.
FOR A BETTER URBAN BANGLADESH: AN INVITATION TO WORK TOGETHER
Have you seen our video yet? Click on the image and watch it. We want more people and partners to understand and advocate for the need to work with the urban poor for the future of Bangladesh. Help us spread the word and share it!
JANUARY - JUNE 2014 REPORT: CONSOLIDATING PROGRESS
This report reviews progress from January to June 2014 towards delivering expected outputs and meeting project targets. As the project's completion date approaches, UPPR has been working with partners, the private sector and local government institutions to ensure poverty reduction work continues post- 2015.
Reviewing progress & planning for the future of the urban poor in Bangladesh