Latest BIDS survey on poverty deserves appropriate policy attention
Why cut back on public food distribution programmes when they are needed the most?
The volatility of commodity prices in both global and local markets has put ordinary people in Bangladesh in an uncertain situation.
Bangladesh is yet to achieve nutrition security for its entire population.
Bangladesh’s social protection, a key policy instrument in the country, has had a history of innovation evolved around crises
The social protection allocation in the annual budget has consistently increased over the last 14 years. In FY 2008-09, a total of Tk 13,845 crore was allocated for social protection programmes.
The government will broaden its social safety net programmes in the upcoming national budget to continue support to the country’s marginalised population, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said yesterday.