Knowledge for Progress


In a country like Bangladesh influencing the policy regime requires multiple push factors and one of the potential sources of such factors is advocacy. In this regard, PROGGA recognize the importance of policy advocacy and has experts to provide services necessary to make any advocacy programs successful.

Any advocacy programs requires complex mechanisms based on the goals and objectives of the programs and ranges a number of tools from print and electronic media to publishing and maneuvering documents featuring the needs of the programs which would also be based on research. PROGGA has a pool of experienced professionals on advocacy programs and is ready to provide necessary supports in terms of preparing advocacy materials like video documentation, research based articles, publishing regular newsletters, and project promotional materials.

Major Recent Projects/Assignments

Self Funded

  • Policy advocacy for formulating and implementing pro-people energy policies through Centre for Energy Dialogue @ PROGGA (CED@P), (June 2012-ongoing).
  • Advocacy for mainstreaming Election Manifesto in the policy making process under the program of Participatory Democracy (2008-Ongoing)

Client Funded

  • Earned Media Advocacy through journalists to support Tobacco Control Policy Initiatives in Bangladesh, funded by Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK), (Ongoing);
  • Paid Media Campaign to support the passage of tobacco control law amendment in Bangladesh, funded by Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK), (Ongoing);
  • Media Advocacy for tobacco control in Bangladesh particularly on tobacco control law amendment and tobacco taxation jointly with Anti tobacco Media Alliance-ATMA, (Ongoing);
  • Media Planning Workshop and Celebration of World No Tobacco Day, May 2012.
  • Up-gradation of DRR Media Toolkit and orientation to media personnel for NARRI, funded by Concern Universal and Concern Worldwide Bangladesh, February 2012;
  • Communication material development for FHRC (Flood Hazard Research Centre), February 2011;
  • Dissemination and Utilization of GATS Bangladesh Data, 2009;

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