economic development

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

Bangladesh in the post-industrial world

Bangladesh's economic performance over the last decade has garnered praise from the international community. Multilateral

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

Sorely lagging behind in research

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has rightly stressed the need for research and development in order to maintain Bangladesh's current

April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019

Research can help keep up GDP growth

Scientists and researchers have responsibilities to find out sustainable ways to maintain Bangladesh's current economic and GDP growth, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday.

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

What the rising GDP and per capita income are not telling us

On April 4, 2019, the World Bank presented its latest economic forecast that Bangladesh's economy will grow at 7.3 percent in the

February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019

MAKING BANGLADESH AN ATTRACTIVE FDI DESTINATION : Challenges and options

FDIs have two competing interests: economic development for host states and profit maximisation for foreign investors. It is the lure

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

The unseen link between sexual violence and economic development

This year's Independence Day has come with a new sense of pride and the hope of a promising future. Our country's move from low-income country (LIC) status to lower-middle-income country (LMIC), as per the World Bank's classification, has created hopes that Bangladesh's economic development will go a long way in the upcoming years.

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

Ecological havoc in Dhaka

Dhaka is faced with many direct threats to biodiversity with accelerating economic development, growing population, land grabbing, congested housing, tree felling, and vehicles emitting toxic fumes leading to extreme pollution and poor quality of life.

October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017

Poor focus on nutrition hurts development

Nutrition is the foundation of human health, education and economic development, and yet it gets poor attention pulling back nations

April 3, 2017
April 3, 2017

The challenge of inequality - An agenda for action

It is only when the poor and other excluded sections of the population are sitting in the representative institutions of the state, in local elective bodies as well as in Parliament, that they will be able to ensure that their particular concerns are mainstreamed within the policymaking process.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100: Not the most practical proposal

Bangladesh is considered to be extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In an attempt to provide safety and security...