Supporting longer term development in crises at the nexus: Lessons from Bangladesh
This Bangladesh country report is the third in a series examining the role of development actors in addressing people’s longer term needs, risks and vulnerabilities, and supporting operationalisation of the humanitarian–development–peace (HDP) nexus.Read Online Downloads
This report examines how humanitarian, development and peace actors operate in Bangladesh and their role in addressing the longer term needs, risks and vulnerabilities of crisis-affected populations.Read the executive summary
Humanitarian and development actors have a joint responsibility for preventing, managing and recovering from crises. However, they often approach crises with different priorities, objectives, policies and programmatic methods.Read chapter one
This overview sets out the current context in Bangladesh. It examines the complex and protracted state of crisis, the financing landscape, targeting of ODA and the response to Covid-19.Read chapter two
Policy and strategy
Read about the policy and strategy frameworks in Bangladesh for socioeconomic development and crisis response, and how they enable integration of international development and humanitarian assistance.Read chapter three
Investigate how development actors in Bangladesh work with the government and civil society organisations to support livelihoods, recovery and longer-term development in crises.Read chapter four
Coordination, prioritisation and planning
This chapter explores the different coordination mechanisms in Bangladesh for humanitarian and development assistance, and the potential to join up assessments, planning and delivery across the two.Read chapter five
Read about the programming approaches employed by development actors to target crisis-affected populations in Bangladesh and related challenges.Read chapter six
Learn about the funding mechanisms employed by development actors in Bangladesh for different crisis contexts and the degree of flexibility for development financing.Read chapter seven
Read about how addressing organisational issues, such as decentralisation of decision-making and increasing subnational presence of development actors, can enable greater effectiveness at the nexus.Read chapter eight
Conclusion and recommendations
Read our recommendations for strengthening the effectiveness of the humanitarian−development−peace nexus in Bangladesh in addressing risk and vulnerabilities, and building resilience and peace.Read chapter nine
IntervieweesRead appendix one
AcronymsRead appendix two
AcknowledgementsRead appendix three
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