Foreign aid

Foreign loan utilisation slightly down

Utilisation of foreign assistance under the government’s Annual Development Programme (ADP) by ministries and divisions has slightly declined year-on-year in the first two months of fiscal year 2023-24. 

Is World Bank ready for the New World?

Attempting to tackle poverty and climate change simultaneously could lead some governments to make costly and counterproductive decisions.

Foreign aid use up 1.57pc in Jul-Aug

Foreign assistance utilisation by the government has gone up by 1.57 per cent year-on-year during the first two months of the current fiscal year, thanks to improvements in the use of project aid. 

Foreign aid sees higher utilisation

The use of foreign aid for development projects in Bangladesh jumped 49 per cent year-on-year in July, providing some relief to the government amid the ongoing pressure on the country’s foreign exchange reserves.

Record $10b foreign aid used last fiscal year

Bangladesh’s use of foreign assistance reached a new record high of $10 billion in fiscal year 2021-22, primarily behind vaccinations, one-time budget support, economic recovery from the pandemic and implementation of mega projects.

Record foreign aid in the pipeline

Foreign aid in the pipeline surged to a record $48.11 billion at the end of the last fiscal year and Bangladesh, despite spending more of the committed money, keeps on failing to reach its targets of utilisation.

New ADP to be 21pc bigger

The government is set to fix the size of the development budget at Tk 202,721 crore for 2019-20, up 21.39 percent from the current fiscal year, as it looks to mobilise a higher amount of foreign aid piled up in the pipeline.

September 20, 2023
September 20, 2023

Foreign loan utilisation slightly down

Utilisation of foreign assistance under the government’s Annual Development Programme (ADP) by ministries and divisions has slightly declined year-on-year in the first two months of fiscal year 2023-24. 

April 18, 2023
April 18, 2023

Is World Bank ready for the New World?

Attempting to tackle poverty and climate change simultaneously could lead some governments to make costly and counterproductive decisions.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Foreign aid use up 1.57pc in Jul-Aug

Foreign assistance utilisation by the government has gone up by 1.57 per cent year-on-year during the first two months of the current fiscal year, thanks to improvements in the use of project aid. 

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

Foreign aid sees higher utilisation

The use of foreign aid for development projects in Bangladesh jumped 49 per cent year-on-year in July, providing some relief to the government amid the ongoing pressure on the country’s foreign exchange reserves.

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

Record $10b foreign aid used last fiscal year

Bangladesh’s use of foreign assistance reached a new record high of $10 billion in fiscal year 2021-22, primarily behind vaccinations, one-time budget support, economic recovery from the pandemic and implementation of mega projects.

July 28, 2019
July 28, 2019

Record foreign aid in the pipeline

Foreign aid in the pipeline surged to a record $48.11 billion at the end of the last fiscal year and Bangladesh, despite spending more of the committed money, keeps on failing to reach its targets of utilisation.

May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019

New ADP to be 21pc bigger

The government is set to fix the size of the development budget at Tk 202,721 crore for 2019-20, up 21.39 percent from the current fiscal year, as it looks to mobilise a higher amount of foreign aid piled up in the pipeline.