Coastal Development Partnership

Promoting Peace and Progress

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Programmatic Intervention

CDP has been implementing various pro-poor, gender sensitive project implementation, multidisciplinary action research & evidence based policy advocacy to ensure sustainable livelihood of the poor, safeguard biodiversity & ecosystem including the Sundarban Mangrove Forest, reduce climate change vulnerabilities & wetlands degradation, ensure food sovereignty, and establish poor people’s rights over the common ecosystem services, biodiversity & natural resources. Although CDP was established through grassroots environmental movement, it recognizes that environmental problems cannot be solved without addressing the interrelationships between the environment and development, population, and economics.

6. Knowledge Management and Information Technology (KIT)

Knowledge Management CDP supports the development of media, information and technology resources to advance human achievement and understanding. Indigenous Ethno-botanical knowledge Managementcan serve as an effective development tool to improve the living conditions of indigenous communities without degrading the environment. Proper documentation of ethno-botanical knowledge produces a written cultural heritage that can be passed on from generation to generation.

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7. Aid Accountability, IFIs Watch & Development Effectiveness (AID)

Aid Accountability, IFIs Watch TheAid Accountability, IFIs Watch and Development Effectiveness (AID) Program Unit addresses the major governance challenges for Bangladesh such as poor deliveries of basic services, corruption, lack of transparency, inefficient parliamentary oversight, and weak public institutional accountability etc. CDP facilitates citizen’s participation to improve the effectiveness and quality of Government decisions. CDP Development Effectiveness activities include monitoring the quality and evaluate the impact of the International Financial Institutions (IFIs)supported government program as well as the IFI role in policy reform using grants and loans on the various conditions in the context of good governance.Through this program unit, CDP hasproven herself as an activist and peoples’ advocate organization both in the national and international arena.

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9. Gender-sensitive Research, Education, Advocacy & Training (GREAT)

Gender-sensitive Research, Education CDP supports research to strengthen social values for building healthy, pluralistic societies. CDP perceives that knowledge empowerment process could enhance the self-identity and social recognition of women regarding their contribution as a person as well as for keeping development ahead by nurturing future generations.

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8. Innovative Community Micro-Enterprise (INCOME)

Innovative Community Micro-Enterprise Innovative Community Micro-Enterprise (INCOME) is a specialized form of community-based organization that has both commercial and social aims and objectives. INCOME is a process by which poor people build profitable business organizations with value chain approach & partnerships with ecological responsibility. The INCOME Program manages CDP Organic & Rural Development Enterprise (CORE) as an income generating project and Community Micro-Enterprise Resource Centre (COMMERCE) as the capacity building project.

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