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The government aims at alleviating poverty further in five districts of Rangpur division by creating employment opportunities under the new phase of a poverty alleviation scheme.

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved the ‘Ensuring employment for the poor in Northern Region Programme’ (2nd phase) at a cost of Tk 94.88 crore to f

RDRS Bangladesh has set up 1,300 solar power units in char areas and other backwards villages inhabited by the ethnic minority communities so far in the region

The World Bank (WB) will provide concessional IDA financing of $29.29 million for Northern Areas Reduction-of-Poverty Initiative (NARI) project aiming to economically empower poor women of northwes

GAIBANDHA : Cultivation of flood tolerant paddies has increased in the district this year compared to the last year as the farmers are getting desired yield despite submerging the seedlings of the

Flood situation in low-lying areas of 16 unions in three upazilas in the district worsened further yesterday as fresh areas went under water, leaving 20,000 people marooned.

Flooding in several northern districts in the Brahmaputra basin has worsened with the major rivers in the region rising sharply.

A welfare project entitled "Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN)" launched in August, 2011 runs smoothly creating positive impacts to the undernourished mothers and children in the distric