Infrastructure development

January 1, 2023
January 1, 2023

2023 will be the year of inflation and financial turpitude

While the government is distracted by elections, the financial economy will suffer

October 18, 2022
October 18, 2022

How to make development projects more time and cost-effective

Delays and lack of quality control are a major concern when it comes to development projects.

October 9, 2022
October 9, 2022

Infrastructure development: ADB ready to give $20b but has concerns

The Asian Development Bank is ready to give over $20 billion to finance Bangladesh’s road and railway projects but raised concerns over the timely implementation of schemes.

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.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

We need to recognise the diversity of the urban poor

When we think of urban poor, we typically think of people living in slums.It’s not quite as simple.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Charting the middle-income journey

Bangladesh needs proper macroeconomic management to avoid middle income trap

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

‘Bangladesh can’t wait forever to resolve the Teesta issue’

The next stage of Bangladesh-India relations should involve long-term, innovative projects.

May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022

Build infrastructure that can cope with climate change impacts: PM to engineers

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged engineers to play a more proactive role in constructing infrastructures suitable to cope with adverse impacts of climate change.

February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019

Building the 'infrastructure' of the mind

Just as we need the most modern infrastructure for a fast-growing economy so also we need a robust “infrastructure of the mind” to build an advanced knowledge-based society whose fundamental features consists of the ability to differ on the basis of knowledge and think critically on the basis of reason.

June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017

Proofing infrastructure against climate change

We need multi-stakeholder involvement that includes the government, the business community, and bi-lateral and multi-lateral development agencies to undertake modelling studies on probable impact of climate-induced changes. It is not just about making commitments in the budget for maintenance work.