Suvojit Chattopadhyay | The Daily Star
  • Suvojit Chattopadhyay

  • Green finance needs a long-term perspective

    Over the last decade, Bangladesh economy has sustained impressive growth in spite of significant challenges – scarce natural
  • Sustainable development must be financed from domestic resources

    Research done for the Perspective Plan 2041 (PP2041) exercise suggests that in order for Bangladesh to implement a green growth strategy to ensure consistency of growth and poverty reduction targets with environmental protection, Bangladesh needs to increase its spending on environmental protection and climate change related programmes from 1 percent of GDP now to 3 percent of GDP by FY2031 and to 3.5 percent of GDP by FY2041.
  • Bangladesh needs a 'green' growth strategy

    As one of the fastest growing economies in South Asia, Bangladesh continues to experience sustained economic growth underpinned by macroeconomic stability and strong domestic demand. The country has been growing at an annual average rate of 6 percent for the