Bangladesh, UNDP sign deal for ‘Efficient and Accountable Local Governance’

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Local Governance

MNA Business Desk: Bangladesh government and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Tuesday signed an agreement for implementing a new local government project titled ‘Efficient and Accountable Local Governance (EALG)’.

The US$ 7.03 million project will be funded by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Denmark through DANIDA and UNDP, reported news agency.

It will be implemented by the Local Government Division (LGD) over the next five years (July 2017 to June 2022).

The project aims to further strengthen the capacities of local government institutions and other stakeholders to foster participatory local development service delivery for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).