Local Government Initiative on Climate Change (LoGIC) Project
About LoGIC Project
LoGIC, a multi-donor collaborative initiative of Government of Bangladesh (GoB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), European Union and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), aims to enhance the capacity of vulnerable communities, Local Government Institutions (LGI) and civil society organisations (CSO) for planning and financing climate change adaptation solutions in selected climate vulnerable areas. The Local Government Division (LGD) is the implementing lead of the project in partnership with UNDP and UNCDF. Project priorities will be addressed through three sets of core actions: capacity building, providing access to climate change funds and policy advocacy. The project is designed to support roughly 200,000 most vulnerable households in 72 unions in 7 districts.
Improved and inclusive local level planning and a strengthened financing mechanism for community based climate change adaptation solutions through local government.
Community resilience fund operationalised to finance community based innovative solutions for households through CSOs and local institutions
Inclusive community based adaptation plans are developed
Capacity enhancement plan is developed and implemented
Performance based climate resilient grants (PBCRG) system is developed and implemented through LGIs
Performance of LGIs is assessed for compliance with mandatory requirements and superior performance
Community Resilience Fund (CRF) is made operational
CCA-DRR financing at local level is enhanced by the active participation and scrutiny of communities and CSOs, local stakeholders and institutions
Designing and implementing systems to learn lessons at the local level and informing the policy dialogue at the national level
Strengthened capacity of local governments, households and other local stakeholders to develop local plans that integrate climate change adaptation measures
Established financing mechanism to fund local governments institutions (LGIs) and communities for implementing climate change adaptation measures.
Experience and evidence inform and contribute to further improvements in policies and practices for Union Parishads (UPs) and national systems in relation to climate change adaptation.