Training on CRPARP Website Held

Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs (BCCP) organized a day-long training on how to upload content and day-to-day maintenance of the Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project (CRPARP) website. It was held on March 10, 2016 in RIMS Unit of Bangladesh Forest Department (BFD) office in Agargaon, Dhaka. The concern mid to senior level officials of CRPARP and BFD attended the training jointly conducted by BCCP’s IT Expert and the developer of this website.

BCCP has been implementing strategic communication program of this project to create awareness, engage behavioral change communication and enhance knowledge of the intended audience and general stakeholders on improving participatory forest management and to reduce deforestation to address adverse effects of climate change. The website is a part of this program.

This website ( will facilitate sharing of information and news regarding the activities that are being implemented in Bangladesh under CRPARP to reduce forest degradation and increase forest coverage through participatory planning/monitoring; and to contribute in building the long-term resilience of communities in coastal and hilly areas to climate change.

The training program ended with awarding of completion certificate by Mr Uttam Kumar Saha, Project Director, CRPARP, and Md. Zaheer Iqbal, Deputy Conservator of Forests. Ambareen Khan, Communication and Information Specialist of CRPARP; Khadija Bilkis, Team Leader of CRPARP’s Awareness Campaign & Web-based Information Dissemination System; and Deputy Team Leader Kanta Devi were also present among others.