The Peace Ambassador #2

July 2018 Newsletter of our peace-building work in Bangladesh The Hunger Project-Bangladesh launched the People Against Violence in Elections (PAVE) program in 2015, empowering a group of individuals from political parties and the civil society as members of Peace Pressure Groups (PPGs) and Peace Ambassadors. It was launched with the support from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development …

Peace Ambassador #2

  The Hunger Project-Bangladesh launched the People Against Violence in Elections (PAVE) program in 2015, empowering a group of individuals from political parties and the civil society as members of Peace Pressure Groups (PPGs) and Peace Ambassadors. It was launched with the support from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID) and in partnership with International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and Democracy International (DI). At …

Strengthening Local Governance

The Constitution of Bangladesh assigns virtually all public services most important to overcoming hunger and poverty to the level of government closest to the people – the Union Parishad (UP). The Hunger Project has made strengthening the effectiveness and responsiveness of UPs a cornerstone of its SDG Union Strategy and its policy advocacy.

What constitutes an enabling environment for the poor to succeed in their own development?

Working paper for a National Strategy Forum, April 1994, Dhaka, Bangladesh Purpose The purpose of this paper is to provide a framework that will facilitate the participants in the upcoming strategic forum to identify new openings for action to provide an enabling environment for the poor. As will be shown below, the lack of a clear and shared understanding of …