Development Activities in Bangladesh

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

‘Louha tribhuj’ and the political economy of development

A political economy lens is needed to understand the current situation of Bangladesh.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

UN rights chief’s visit: Conflicting expectations and a hope for positive change

UN human rights chief's visit to Dhaka revealed contrasting expectations on the part of the government and rights groups.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

A pandemic of ill-conceived projects

Establish accountability to tackle habitual time-cost overruns in government projects

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

How long will poor execution of projects be tolerated?

Such projects are enabling corruption and incompetence

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

The fault in our idea of progress

Puzzling positive developments in our economic indicators, which hardly delineate the real socioeconomic conditions of the people in Bangladesh, are not new phenomena.

April 2, 2022
April 2, 2022

How can project delays be avoided?

Does the endless suffering of people, or the constant wastage of their money, mean nothing?

February 10, 2022
February 10, 2022

‘We are servants of the state, not bureaucracy’

Engineers today protested the directive of public administration ministry -- empowering Deputy Commissioners to oversee development projects at the district level.

July 3, 2019
July 3, 2019

Local NGOs for leadership role thru’ equal partnership with intl’ orgs

Local non-government organisations (LNGOs) have expressed interest in leadership role through equal partnership with the international NGOs in development activities in the country.