JFA Holds Third Sub-Grantee Coordination Meeting

Last Updated: 18 November 2014


Date: 1 January 1970 - 1 January 1970



On November 13-14, 2014, USAID’s Justice for All Program hosted the third Sub-grantee Coordination Meeting at Emma Nuelle’s Inn in Dhaka. Program Coordinators and Finance Officers from AID-Comilla (Rangpur), BLAST (Mymensingh), BNWLA and BCCP (Dhaka), Light House and Sachetan (Rajshahi), and Rupantar and WJCC (Khulna) attended the meeting, which combined capacity building on monitoring, documentation and reporting system a debate on grassroots awareness and sensitization activities. The JFA Chief of Party also facilitated an interactive session on the activation of Upazila and Union Parishad Legal Aid Committees. These committees are an essential part of the government legal aid system’s efforts to facilitate access to justice for grassroots people. A representative from Democracy Watch, a new JFA partner, also attended, and learned from the experiences and successes of current JFA partners. Sub-grantee coordination meetings are organized on a quarterly basis to facilitate lessons learned exchanges, best practice development, and implementation troubleshooting among JFA sub-grantees.