Local Poverty Reduction through Employment Generation in Bangladesh
Skat carried out a fact finding mission on behalf of UNDP Bangladesh to formulate a project, which will enable the rural poor in vulnerable areas to generate sustainable employment and livelihoods by reducing economic and social disparities and ensuring pro – poor inclusive growth.
Location & Country:
- Backstopping and coaching
Name of Staff involved and functions performed:
Project Manager: Jürg Christen
Name of Partner Organisation(s):
Name of Client:
Description of the Project:
The project will work towards reducing the disparities in living standards and poverty incidence that prevail between regions within Bangladesh. The project will also establish a platform for efficient and effective coordination of initiatives and harmonisation of development approaches. It will assist the government in district wise and regional planning and monitoring, it will advocate upgrading of infrastructure and services in the target areas and promote an active policy dialogue. In addition, the project will develop replicable models of employment generation through innovative pilot interventions.