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LGD & UNDP’s climate resilient housing for urban poor in Gopalganj

Posted on November 24, 2021

GOPALGANJ, NOVEMBER 23 (2021): The Local Government Division (LGD) and UNDP Bangladesh have initiated a climate-resilient housing project for 336 urban low-income families in Gopalganj Paurashava. Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, MP, formally inaugurated the scheme at a ceremony on Tuesday by laying its foundation stone. The housing scheme is being built in a 3.19 acre […]


336 urban poor families of Gopalganj Paurashava to get low-cost housing

Posted on November 12, 2020

GOPALGANJ, NOVEMBER 12 (2020): Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) of the Local Government Division (LGD) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) today with the Gopalganj Paurashava to construct low-cost housing for 336 urban poor families. Gopalganj Paurashava Mayor Kazi Liakot Ali and Abdul Mannan, Joint Secretary & National Project Director, LIUPCP […]


GoB-FCDO-UNDP launch micro-enterprise development training to tackle COVID-19 impact

Posted on October 27, 2020

DHAKA, 27 OCTOBER, 2020: The Local Government Division (LGD), FCDO and UNDP have jointly begun a specially designed training program targeting around 21,000 young girls and women to build their skills on micro-enterprise development and to help them adapt with the fast-changing employment landscape against the backdrop of large-scale job loss following the COVID-19 pandemic. […]


PSC lauds LIUPCP for COVID-19 emergency response

Posted on September 28, 2020

DHAKA, September 28, 2020: Members of the Project Steering Committee of the Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) have appreciated the progress made by the project in different city corporations and paurashava across the country. They also appreciated the role by the project in COVID-19 emergency response in reaching out to the urban […]


LIUPCP celebrates World Breastfeeding Week 2020 ‘for a healthier planet’

Posted on September 16, 2020

  DHAKA: Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project’ (LIUPCP) has celebrated World Breastfeeding Week 2020 with series of programmes and events in different city corporations and municipalities across Bangladesh. Observance of the World Breastfeeding Week started as a global campaign in 1991. Celebrated every year from August 1 to 7, this global event encourages breastfeeding […]


SENF Humaira was a dedicated & committed staff: Chattogram Mayor

Posted on July 19, 2020

CHATTOGRAM, July 19: Chattogram City Corporation Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin has handed over financial assistance to the children of Humaira Mahmuda Tumpa – a Socio Economic and Nutrition Facilitator (SENF) of Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) under Chattogram City Corporation. Humaira Mahmuda Tumpa died in a tragic road accident on June 22 […]


Socio-Economic Assessment of nCOVID-19 Begins

Posted on July 13, 2020

The National Urban Poverty Reduction Program (NUPRP) in collaboration with Human Development Research Centre (HDRC) launched a Socio-Economic Assessment of COVID-19 impact on the lives and livelihoods of the urban poor.   This assessment will help inform the NUPRP re-programming and will also contribute in the formulation of the Socio-Economic Recovery Program of the UN […]


OBITUARY: SAD DEMISE OF HUMAIRA MAHMUDA TUMPA

Posted on June 22, 2020

Humaira Mahmuda Tumpa, a Socio Economic and Nutrition Facilitator (SENF) of Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) under Chattogram City Corporation has died in a tragic road accident on Sunday. She was 34. The accident took place at College Bazar area under Karnafuli upazila as Tumpa was travelling by a bus on her […]