17 September 2014
The Poverty Maps of Bangladesh 2010, the third of their kind, are an important statistical instrument to better understand the geographical variations and spatial inequality in growth and poverty. The upazila (sub-district) level maps are developed jointly by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), the World Bank and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
31 July 2014
A concise, illustrated overview of the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) activities in Bangladesh.
In Bangladesh, WFP continues to engage in dialogue, evidence creation, food security and nutrition programmes, and capacity support to the Government to support the poorest of the poor in improving their household food security and children’s nutrition. This brochure outlines the programmes and activities supported by WFP in Bangladesh, and the impact they have had on the people and communities we assist.
14 December 2011
This Country Strategy sets out WFP's approach in Bangladesh to achieve significant gains in reducing hunger and undernutrition over the next 5 to 10 years. It places a strong emphasis on strengthening the Government's social safety nets as they are scaled up and reformed. The Strategy outlines how WFP will continue to target the poorest and most food insecure women, children and men with priority being given to breaking the intergenerational cycle of undernutrition and strengthening resilience to shocks.
13 December 2011
WFP achieved significant progress in Bangladesh in 2010, assisting 3.5 million beneficiaries with food and cash based activities. Overall, the programme cost US$82 million, which included US$23 million in cash distributed. Through close partnerships with the Government of Bangladesh and other development partners, WFP is working to improve maternal and child nutrition, enhance resilience to disasters and the effects of climate change and improve education outcomes for primary children through school feeding. Underpinning these efforts, WFP is working with the Government to strengthen social safety nets. This Annual Report provides an overview of these activities, the key achievements of the year and the future priorities and challenges that will be faced in Bangladesh.
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