Poverty reduction

May 16, 2015
May 16, 2015

Bangladesh performs well in inclusive growth

AS per a report published by ESCAP titled 'Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2015', Bangladesh is ahead of both India and Pakistan in terms of inclusive growth.

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

Can we eradicate extreme poverty in Bangladesh?

EXTREME poverty is officially defined in Bangladesh in terms of total living expenses of a family falling short of the cost of minimum

February 16, 2015
February 16, 2015

Why poverty action plans don't work

CAN we really banish poverty in Bangladesh by the year 2030? I do not question the loftiness of the goal of eradicating poverty or the sincerity of policy makers and the economists. However, what...

February 13, 2015
February 13, 2015

Poverty reduction trend impressive

AS published in a leading Bangla daily, a study brought out by the General Economic Division of Planning Commission, poverty has reduced to 24.47 per cent.