31 August 2021


This webinar shared evidence on the adaptability of and resilience built by the Graduation approach based on the experience of the Ultra-Poor Graduation (UPG) programme of BRAC in Bangladesh. This was the second webinar organised by SPEC on the effectiveness of the Graduation approach against a large shock like COVID-19, following the webinar on Honduras’ Graduation program.


  • Rozina Haque, Programme Head, Ultra-Poor Graduation programme, BRAC
  • Imran Matin, Executive Director, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University
  • Mohammad Mukhlesur Rahman Sarker, Joint Secretary, Local Government Division, Ministry of Local Government Rural Development and Co-operatives & National Project Director, SWAPNO
  • Palash Das, Director, Ultra-Poor Graduation programme, BRACModerator: Lauren Rumble, Principal Advisor, Gender, and Chief of Gender and Rights Section, UNICEF

Moderator:Lisa Hannigan, Senior Social Protection Specialist / Director, Social Protection Section, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra


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Registrants: 1507


Attendees: 691


Youtube views: 105

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