WHAT DOES EMPOWERMENT MEAN FOR POOR URBAN WOMEN IN BANGLADESH?
Have you seen our latest video? Click on the image and watch it. We want more people and partners to hear what we learned from our women's empowerment studies. Help us spread the word and share it!
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.
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