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Cross-cutting Component Workshop

Workshop on best practices of Extreme Poor projects

To share the learning and the best practices of UPP-Ujjibito component and other projects to reduce poverty sustainably and to improve the quality of life of the extreme poor, an academic seminar on four thematic areas of extreme poverty was held on 29- 30 April 2019 at PKSF Bhaban.

On 29 April, the first session — ‘Addressing Extreme Poverty: Nutrition Security — Learning from Ujjibito and other projects’ — was presided over by Dr. Ahmed Mushtaque Raza Chowdhury, Former Vice Chairperson of BRAC. Professor Khaleda Islam of Dhaka University presented the keynote paper.

Mr. Khandakar Jahurul Alam, Executive Director of CSID chaired the second session titled ‘Addressing Extreme Poverty: Disability Inclusion — Learning from Ujjibito and other projects’. Mr. Md Rashidul Islam, Project Coordinator of Handicap International presented the keynote paper.

On 30 April, the first session — ‘Addressing Extreme Poverty: Targeting is a key — Learning from Ujjibito and other projects’ — was presided over by Dr. Tapash Kumar Biswas, Director (Research) of PKSF. Dr. SM Zulfiqar Ali, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) presented the keynote paper.

The second session titled ‘Addressing Extreme Poverty: Resilient Livelihood — Learning from Ujjibito and other projects’ was chaired by Dr. Reazul Islam, former Int’l Team Leader of PROSPER. Professor MA Baqui Khalily of Dhaka University presented the keynote paper.

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