Resources


    Report of Documentation of Climate Change Resilience Initiative and Strategy Development

    Posted on 2015-09-29

    The Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction (UPPR) has been implemented over a seven yearperiod (2008-2015) with funding from participating communities (15 percent), City Corporations/Town Municipalities (20 percent) and UKAid and UNDP (65 percent). The goal of UPPR was toreduce urban poverty in Bangladesh by improving the livelihoods and living conditions of 3 millionurban poor and extremely ...


    Assessment of UPPR’s Partnerships and Linkages Strategy

    Posted on 2015-08-19

    This report is a review of the way that the Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction (UPPR) inBangladesh has supported communities to develop relationships with other projects ororganizations. Collectively these relationships are referred to as Partnerships and Linkages (P&L).UPPR has defined such collaborations with no exchange of funds as linkages while those where UPPRpays for the servic...


    Education Grant Impact Study

    Posted on 2015-07-04

    UPPR’s Education Grant (EG) in urban slums was undertaken in 23 towns/cities, provided direct cash tothe extreme poor and poor households to support the education of children in primary and secondary level.The overall objective of EG was to increase primary and secondary school Enrolment and completion ratesamong the children aged between 5 and 18 years, from extreme poor and poor families livi...


    Research on Early And Forced Marriage in Poor Urban Areas of Bangladesh

    Posted on 2015-06-18

    Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction (UPPR) is Bangladesh’s primary urban poverty initiative, which has been working with communities in 23 towns and cities across the country since 2008 to reduce urban poverty by sustainably improving the livelihoods and living conditions of 3 million poor and extreme poor people living in urban areas, especially women and children.The Socio-Economic Fund ...



    Evolution of Participatory and Support Based Approach for Strengthening Tenure Security, Housing ...

    Posted on 2015-03-01

    The Urban Partnership for Poverty Reduction (UPPR) Project is the largest poverty reduction project in Bangladesh perhaps in the whole region. UPPR works in partnership with communities and local government institutions in 23 towns and cities across the country to build capacity of the poor people to identify their needs and tackles those by themselves with the support of UPPR project. The proj...


    Building confidence, creating livelihoods: Study of short term outcomes for apprenticeship and bl...

    Posted on 2014-03-01

    A key strategy of UPPR for reducing poverty is creating opportunities for the poor and extreme poor to acquire skills for establishing a new liveli-hood. A job boosts household income while also contributing to the em-powerment of poor women and men, which, in turn, sparks further indi-vidual actions to overcome poverty. Urban livelihoods promotion enable poor communities to - improve their sav...


    Employment Generating Sector and Skill Development Program for Urban Poor

    Posted on 2014-02-22

    Reducing poverty remains a formidable challenge for Bangladesh. Although economic growthhas improved in recent years, the better economic performance has not translated intosatisfactory poverty reduction.Recognizing this disjuncture between the country’s record on economic growth and progress inpoverty reduction, current policies emphasize that strong economic growth alone is notadequate for su...


    Poor Settlements in Bangladesh: An assessment of 29 UPPR towns and cities

    Posted on 2013-01-01

    Since its inception in 2008, Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction (UPPR) has grown to be Bangladesh’s principal urban poverty reduction initiative. Currently active in 23 and soon 30 major towns and cities, it provides services to more than 3.5 million people living in some of the country’s most challenged communities and aims to secure sustained improvements in the livelihoods and living c...


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