• Dubai charity to build school to honour brave Bangladeshi nanny

    A Dubai charity is building a secondary school in Bangladesh in memory of Sufia Akter, a Bangladeshi nanny who died saving four Emirati boys from drowning two years ago, reports the Gulf News.

  • Sir Abed gets award from Michigan University

    Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of Brac, has received the Thomas Francis Jr Medal in Global Public Health award from the University of Michigan.

  • Alumni Association of BRAC University honours industry leaders and recognises outstanding alumni works

    The current executive body of Alumni Association of BRAC University on Friday organised the first ever alumni fest in the capital.

  • 2 Brac officials abducted in Afghanistan

    Two Bangladeshi Brac officials working in Afghanistan are abducted by unidentified miscreants from Kunduz city.

  • Fire at Mohakhali Brac Centre doused

    A fire that broke out at Brac Centre in Mohakhali of Dhaka is doused half an hour after it originated.

  • BRAC-Channel i hold Taray Taray Dwipshikha

    BRAC, in association with Channel i, arranged a talent hunt competition “Taray Taray Dwipshikha” for underprivileged students of BRAC Education Programme.

  • Development economist Dr Mahbub Hossain no more

    Renowned agricultural and development economist Dr Mahbub Hossain has died at Cleveland clinic in Ohio State at the age of 71.

  • An end in sight for ultra poverty

    First, social protection programmes designed to offer protection (for example, from hunger), fail to offer the ladder (for example, jobs or livelihood) to climb out of extreme poverty. Second, it doesn't recognise that the ultra poor require additional guidance.

  • Sir Fazle Hasan Abed receives World Food Prize

    Brac Founder and Chairperson Sir Fazle Hasan Abed receives the 2015 World Food Prize for his outstanding contribution to enhance the world's production and distribution of food to those most in need.

  • Fazle Hasan Abed wins World Food Prize

    A man who created a nonprofit organisation credited with helping more than 150 million people out of poverty is named the winner of the 2015 World Food Prize.

  • Hotline for info on trafficking victims

    Migrant rights workers launch hotline numbers in Bangladesh and Malaysia to facilitate the passage of information of the rescued trafficking victims to the aggrieved families.

  • NUMBERS 15

    BRAC, the world's largest non-government organisation, plans to spend over $15 million in two years to help earthquake victims in Nepal.

  • UC Berkeley first to have Bangladesh studies centre

    Improving garment-industry safety, designing apps to solve social problems and gathering data on antibiotic-resistant bacteria found on fruits and vegetables: These are among the innovative research projects made possible by UC Berkeley’s new Subir & Malini Chowdhury Centre for Bangladesh Studies

  • PIONEER IN CHANGE

    One of the few radical change makers that began a journey right after independence to transform the country for the better is BRAC.

  • Chilling truths about political degeneracy

    MAY be our political parties, especially the ruling party, won't see eye to eye with the diagnosis of the Brac Institute of Governance and Development about multi-party democracy having degenerated in an ascending order over the last three decades.

  • Chilling truths about political degeneracy

    MAY be our political parties, especially the ruling party, won't see eye to eye with the diagnosis of the Brac Institute of Governance and Development about multi-party democracy having degenerated in an ascending order over the last three decades.

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