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Geflüchtete Rohingya-Frauen mit ihren Kindern.


8 current projects
2.17 m. € funding in 2019
40,000 people reached in 2019

Bangladesh is traversed by a network of wide rivers. Many people live on small islands in these river deltas, with the poorest of them settling near the river banks. Since the effects of climate change present particularly strongly in Bangladesh, the resulting regular floods not only threaten numerous lives but also destroy fields and gardens in which food is cultivated. Despite constant economic improvements and declining poverty and hunger rates, 25 percent of people still do not have enough to eat.

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Selected projects

Floating Gardens

Fighting the Effects of Climate Change in Bangladesh with Innovations

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More projects in Bangladesh

Good Advice, Better Nutrition

Bangladesh | 2018 – 2020 | Budget: € 683,000
Institutional donors: BMZ

Continuing to Support the Rohingya

Bangladesh | 2020 – 2020 | Budget: € 311,730

Waste Management in a Refugee Camp

Bangladesh | 2020 – 2021 | Budget: € 1,575,000
Institutional donors: AA

News from Bangladesh

Rank in Global Hunger Index
#88 of 119 countries
GHI value 2018 for Bangladesh
extremely alarming> 50 low< 9.9

Global Hunger Index (GHI) of Welthungerhilfe and partner calculates the nutritional situation of a country once a year. The lower the GHI value, the better the rank and the better the situation.

More about Global Hunger Index
163 million population (2019)
3.2% child mortality (2019)
14.7% of the population is undernourished.
Global Hunger Index
-14,4 Score (30.3 in 2010)
36.1 2000
30.7 2005
30.3 2010
25.8 2019

Publications about Bangladesh

Final Evaluation Report: Bangladesh and Nepal (NPL 1033)

Bulding community enterprises of smallholders in Bangladesh and Nepal

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Teaserbild, The Greener Revolution Agroecology
The Greener Revolution

Harnessing the benefits of agroecology in India, Nepal and Bangladesh.

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Fact Sheet: Rohingya in Bangladesh

Since there have been violent conflicts between the Rohingya rebels and the Myanmar police and army, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled to...

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