Sustainable Development Networking Program

"The Sustainable Development Networking Program (SDNP) is a global catalytic initiative launched by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in response to Agenda 21, which articulated the need for improved information dissemination to support sustainable development. The program is geared towards facilitating communication between users and suppliers of sustainable development information in developing countries.

Bangladesh is intensely reliant on environmental and natural resources. Some times Natural calamity seriously wrinkled the natural resource base of the country, which could have serious adverse impact on output, income and employment. Efforts are being made to address these issues by the Government, donors, political parties, NGOs and other advocacy groups. The Government has been giving some attention to this sector. Among others it has approved the National Environment Management Action Plan (NEMAP) in 1996. Sustainable environment Management Programme (SEMP) is an out come of NEMAP in Bangladesh.

SDNP in Bangladesh is acting as a non-profitable organization that affianced in network development programme for environment awareness, education, health care and countryside development projects in the rural areas of Bangladesh.

SDNP defines as its community mission to contribute to national development by providing services in (1) information and communication technology and (2) Internet connectivity to rural communities for the enhancement of delivery of education, health care and livelihood programs of government agencies, multi-lateral and other concerned institutions."

Source: SDNP website 

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