Muhammad Musa | The Daily Star
  • Muhammad Musa

    The writer is the Executive Director of BRAC.

  • 50 Years of Bangladesh: A role model in the humanitarian and development sector

    In the last 50 years, Bangladesh has emerged as a role model for developing countries around the world. From incredible economic growth to vast strides in education and public health, to major contributions in culture and sports,
  • How to tackle vulnerable countries’ triple crisis

    The year 2020 changed everything. The world now faces interconnected health, economic, and climate crises that have no historical parallel. These converging threats affect everyone, but are especially devastating for vulnerable developing countries.
  • Avoiding the supposedly unavoidable

    The resilience of Bangladeshis is again being tested. Over 685,000 families across 16 districts have been affected by the recent flooding.
  • 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.