Mercy Tembon

We need both traditional and new solutions to fight poverty

Bangladesh has done remarkably well in reducing poverty and improving living conditions. The country halved poverty rates in a decade and a half, lifting more than 25 million people out of poverty. Between 2010 and 2016, about eight million Bangladeshi people exited poverty.

Substantial progress seen, but challenges remain

From paper-based and lengthy process, Bangladesh’s public procurement transformed into an efficient online system. Among various