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    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...


    Study of UPPR's Urban Food Production Component Increasing Income and Improving Nutrition of the ...

    Posted on 2012-03-01

    Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries of the world.Due to rapid industrialization and population growth, its citizens aremigrating every day from rural to urban areas to seek better incomegeneration opportunities. Unable to break the poverty cycle, migrantsoftentimes settle in low income settlements where guaranteeinghousehold food security remains a challenge.Some urban poo...


    Poor Settlement in Narayanganj

    Posted on 2011-04-01

    Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction (UPPR) was established with the purpose toimprove the livelihoods and living conditions of three million urban poor and extremepoor people, especially women and girls. The first step in achieving this is accuratelylocating them. UPPR therefore has designed and is implementing a process of poorsettlement and vacant land mapping (SLM) in 29 of the 30 citie...


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