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Bangladesh Project No.3: Joint Kick-off Workshop


This project, titled “Community Capacty Development Project for Disaster Risk Reduction by Community Radio, has been implemented in Hatiya Island, Bangaldesh with a local partner Dwip Unnayan Songstha as JICA Partnership Program. The project period is from 15th March 2013 to 31st August 2017. For further information, please click HERE.


● Joint Kick-off Workshop


A “Joint Kick-off Workshop” for the JICA Partnership Program “Community Capacity Development Project for Disaster Risk Reduction by Community Radio” was organized in order to nurture a common understanding of the project concept among the partners.


All staffs working for the project

The workshop was held at DUS Conference Room at Hatiya, from 3rd to 5th April 2013. A total of 15 members participated from Dwip Unnayan Songstha (DUS), BHN Bangladesh (BHN-BD) and BHN Tokyo.


On the 1st day, the workshop started with the General Session. In order to foster staffs’ deep understanding of the project and its smooth implementation, basic information such as project background, purpose, implementation structure, and basic concepts of Community Radio was explained and discussed among the staffs. In the Financial Session, the staffs had lively discussions on JICA’s accounting guidelines, accounting processes, reporting and so on.


The 1st day of the workshop The 2nd day of the workshop

The Implementation Session was conducted on the 2nd and 3rd days. Following a detailed explanation of activity reports and project schedule management, participants spent most of their time braking down each activity from task level to finer level through intense debate.


Throughout the three-day workshop, the staffs worked hard to achieve the aim of this workshop with their concentration and high motivation. At the end of the day, everyone was filled with a feeling of accomplishment.


As project team members, they are expected to work hard together and to contribute actively to the successful implementation of the project for protecting people in Hatiya from the threat of natural disasters.



A more detailed report of the Joint Kick-off Workshop is available in PDF format.

Joint Kick-off Worshop Rpoert [PDF]


>Please click the link below for the previous article of this project.

Bangladesh Project No.2: Official Launch of the Project in March 2013


Anna TAMAKI, Project Coordinator

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