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Transparency International Bangladesh: Building Integrity Blocks for Effective Change

01.10.2014 - 30.09.2020

Transparency International Bangladesh promotes improved governance in selected institutions of integrity (parliament, judiciary, etc.) and five sectors providing basic services to the people (education, health, local governance, land, climate finance) as well as it strengthens its grassroots movement in order to reduce corruption for the benefit of the poor and the marginalised.

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Integrated Water Resource Management in the Barind tract

01.08.2014 - 30.06.2018

A novelty for Bangladesh, this project will bring the principles of Integrated Water Resources Management to the sub-district and community level. Poverty in the Barind tracts is higher than national average and water scarcity uncovers economic, ecological and equity issues. Elected local governments will be capacitated to regulate water use and increase availability of water for the benefit of about a million people in the target region.

Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP)

01.08.2014 - 30.06.2020

260’000 unskilled youth and adults will be skill-trained, 70% of whom will be placed in decent jobs through partnerships with industries and private training providers in six economic growth sectors of Bangladesh. By creating the foundations for a sector-wide approach, the Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) will bring the currently fragmented skills development sector under one coordinated management and funding mechanism

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Support to the parliamentary and Upazila elections in Bangladesh

01.12.2013 - 30.06.2015

The national parliamentary elections foreseen for early 2014 will be highly important for Bangladesh’s future development as a democratic state. Amidst uncertainties and high polarisation, like-minded international development partners have agreed on a package of accompanying measures to assure that the elections can be conducted and locally monitored in a professional manner. The suggested activities will also support other upcoming election processes. SDC proposes to associate itself to this program.

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01.09.2013 - 28.02.2017

SHARIQUE is a flagship project in the field of local governance promotion in Bangladesh. Implemented since 2006, the project addresses the “supply” and “demand” sides of the governance processes as well as the policy environment on local level. The proposed phase III will consolidate and replicate earlier achievements and prepare for the phase-out of the intervention by 2018 and extend support to new geographic areas.

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16.03.2013 - 31.03.2018

SDC co-finances the market development project Katalyst – an international flagship – since 2002 in order to contribute to increased income of poor people in Bangladesh through improved competitiveness of farmers and small businesses in key rural sectors. A final 4 year phase comprising CHF 32 million in collaboration with DFID and DANIDA is foreseen to ensure sustainability of systemic changes achieved so far and to firmly anchor the Katalyst experience within Bangladesh.

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Sustainable Solutions for the Delivery of Safe Drinking Water

01.01.2013 - 31.03.2016

Since 1999, the project Sustainable Solutions for the Delivery of Safe Drinking Water has been combining social mobilisation and small WatSan infrastructure to improve poor people’s access to water and sanitation and strengthening their voice in interaction with local authorities. While the main project was completed by the end of the 4th project phase, the aim of this short final phase is to consolidate the intervention in an additional geographic area, which was included in the project as a result of the “0.5% bill” in 2011.

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Hygiene, Sanitation and Water Fund

01.12.2012 - 31.12.2017

About 20 percent of Bangladesh’s population has no access to safe drinking water; some 40 percent are deprived of improved sanitation facilities. The Hygiene, Sanitation and Water Fund, set up in 2007 by the leading international development agencies, partners with competent local government institutions to provide efficient and state-of-the-art WatSan solutions for millions of Bangladeshi households. The present proposal undertakes to co-finance the successful Fund for the period of 2012 through 2015.

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Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience Fund (BCCRF) – Contribution

01.12.2012 - 31.12.2016

The Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience Fund was set up by bilateral development partners in 2010 to support Bangladesh address climate change adaptation and mitigation. The fund is currently endowed with USD 170 million from the UK, EU, USA, Australia, Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland and administrated by the World Bank. A planned replenishment, to which Switzerland will contribute with the present proposal, will increase the level of funding of this innovative mechanism to USD 274 million by mid-2013.

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Social Safety Net Transfer Modalities

01.11.2012 - 30.06.2014

Despite solid progress in poverty reduction, malnutrition (in particular of children) remains a serious challenge to public health and overall development in Bangladesh. The Social Safety Net Transfer Modalities project assesses which transfer modalities are most effective in reaching the ultra-poor and improving their nutrition status. The action-research project allows for evidence-based advocacy in poverty-nutrition issues and improved of social safety net programmes in Bangladesh and will inform respective policy development.

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Good Urban Governance

01.11.2012 - 31.12.2015

Jointly funded by BMZ and SDC and implemented by GIZ, the Urban Governance project will support municipalities in SDC’s main geographic region of intervention. Participating municipalities will benefit from capacity building and targeted urban infrastructure based on citizens’ needs and cooperate in country-wide experience sharing platforms. This mutually beneficial cooperation will allow SDC to participate in GIZ’s broad experience in the field of urban development and validate its expertise in local governance processes in rural Bangladesh.

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Economic Empowerment of the Poorest / SHIREE

01.11.2012 - 15.10.2016

The programme Economic Empowerment of the Poorest, funded by DFID since 2008, has the objective to lift 1 million people out of extreme poverty and support Bangladesh in its endeavour to attain the MDGs 1/2. It is implemented as a challenge fund, which sub-contracts local and international NGOs on a competitive basis to implement innovative poverty reduction projects. The aim of the present proposal is to partner with DFID and co-finance this successful programme for the remaining duration of the first phase until 2015.

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