US$3.8 billion, that’s how much the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will now be able to invest in the world’s rural poor.
‘Nonajoler Kabbo’ wins Torino Film Lab Audience Design Fund
Culture Desk Young director Rezwan Shahriar Sumit’s first feature film Nonajoler Kabbo (The Salt in our Waters) won the prestigious Torino Film Lab Audience Design Fund of €45,000.
NGOS want emergency Rohingya response fund terms revised
CCNF, a network of more than 50 local and national NGOs working in Cox’s Bazar, urged the UN Resident Coordinator (UNRC) to revise the allocation application’s conditions of $4 million CERF/emergency coronavirus fund so that local NGOs can participate in…
FIFA approves $1.5 billion coronavirus relief fund
FIFA is to make available $1.5 billion in grants and loans as a relief fund to help associations impacted by the coronavirus, world football’s governing body announced on Thursday.
PM receives donations for relief fund
Over 55 government agencies, public and private organisations, and educational institutions on Sunday provided donations to the Prime Minister’s Relief and Welfare Fund to help the poor affected by COVID-19 fallout.
Aamir Khan contributes to PM-CARES Fund
The outbreak of the coronavirus has forced the entire nation of India to be in a state of lockdown. Though most people are relaxing at home with their families, there are several others who are fighting for basic needs.
RU teachers to give 1 day’s salary to coronavirus fund
Rajshahi, April 04 – Rajshahi University Teachers Association has announced a decision to provide one day’s salary to help the helpless and poor people in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. General Secretary of the association Professor Ashraful Alam Khan…
Disagreements continue over Adaptation Fund Board membership
Madrid, 5 Dec (TWN) — Discussions on the membership of the Adaptation Fund Board continued to be contentious at the ongoing climate talks in Madrid, with developing countries calling for a procedural discussion on the matter, and developed countries calling…
Asian Fund for Cancer Research Launches BRACE Programme
SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 23 September 2019 – The Hong Kong-based Asian Fund for Cancer Research (AFCR) last Thursday, September 19, introduced Bridging Research from Academia to Cancer Entrepreneurship.
Finance £6bn UK fund for BD, other climate vulnerable countries
British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on Saturday said the United Kingdom (UK) would be spending some 6 billion pounds to help Bangladesh and other vulnerable countries combat climate change with adaptation and mitigation.
BCL-leaders asked for share of development fund: JU VC
Dhaka, Sept 13 – JU Vice-Chancellor Professor Farzana Islam on Friday told journalists that central Chhatra League told her to give them 4-6 percent of project money from the construction companies who got tender of development project worth of Tk.…
BRAC returns Foundation for Smoke-Free World’s Fund!
BRAC, the world-leading NGO of Bangladesh, has very recently returned the fund worth USD 64,115 that they have received from Foundation for Smoke-Free World (FSFW), an organization established and supported by Philip Morris International (PMI).
US$ 10m Adaptation Fund to be spent in Bangladesh’s islands
The Adaptation Fund, for the first time, has approved a US$ 10 million for Bangladesh aiming to enhance resilience of vulnerable communities of small coastal and riverine islands. The allocation would be spent through a project titled ‘Adaptation Initiative for…
Female stars call for end to sexual harassment
Nearly 200 female British stars from film, TV and stage have signed an open letter calling for an end to sexual harassment across all industries. Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson are among the women to sign the letter,…
Bridge fund on fair probe: WB, Muhith surprised
Agency The WB Dhaka office on Saturday issued a statement saying the bank will proceed with support for the Padma Bridge only if the Anti-corruption Commission (ACC) launches a full and fair investigation based on evidence of corruption under the…