The project aimed at assisting Local Authorities (LA) of developing and least developed countries to take steps towards achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) through the adoption of tools: the environment and natural resource management system (ecoBudget) and the Poverty Database Monitoring System (PDMS). The method adopted in this programme would support poverty alleviation, good urban governance and local empowerment by developing management capacity. The project focused on South Asian and South East Asian nation cities.
Project Duration: January 2010 – October 2013
Cities involved: India – Guntur city, Bangladesh – Rajshahi city, Bhutan – Thimphu city
Countries: India, Bangladesh, Bhutan