Regional Member Country
Tajingdong (Bijoy) 1,280m
Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs
Country Focal point
A partner since inception
Bangladesh contributes core support to ICIMOD, with the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MoCHTA) as the designated nodal agency.
The Secretary of MoCHTA represents the Government of Bangladesh in the ICIMOD Board of Governors.
ICIMOD`s partner institutions in Bangladesh include government agencies, development agencies, academic and research institutions, universities, NGOs and private sector.
Regional Programmes engaged in Bangladesh
The Regional Programmes are formulated with a view to long-term testing, piloting, and monitoring of innovative approaches; promoting transboundary cooperation, meeting capacity building needs in the region and delivering strategic results.
From farmers to fishermen, climate change is wreaking havoc on lifestyles and livelihoods, threatening the HKH communities and their ability
Economic and social benefits derived from water resources in an equitable manner while conserving and, where necessary, restoring freshwater ecosystems.
Use science-based knowledge on air quality, atmospheric processes and climate to shape policies and actions leading to air pollution mitigation.
The Bangladesh-ICIMOD collaboration covers a broad range of activities from knowledge sharing to income generation, livelihood improvement, watershed management, and disaster risk reduction, adaptation to climate change, capacity building and skills development in many sectors including space applications and hydro-meteorological monitoring and regional cooperation. ICIMOD’s engagement in Bangladesh in both strategic and programmatic. At the strategic level, ICIMOD engages with key organizations on strategic issues of importance to Bangladesh. At the programmatic level, it brings regional knowledge and expertise to bear on hill and mountain issues in Bangladesh to find solutions to problems in collaboration with national partners.
News and features
The problems facing the people and mountains of the HKH aren’t just solved with brilliant theories. They are solved by having a hands-on understanding of the challenges of the region, and a truly holistic approach that places as much emphasis on implementation as it does on understanding.
Events around the HKH