sustainable development

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Let the youth participate in our SDG journey

The youth cannot be empowered if they can’t fend for themselves and survive the economic realities of the times they operate in.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Rural Bangladesh needs next-generation village roads

The streets of rural Bangladesh should value the safety and wellbeing of its users.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Mega projects, mega dreams: But where is that omelette the government promised us?

The pitfall of measuring development based on macrodata is that it shows the big picture, but fails to account for development achieved, if at all, on a micro/personal level.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Tk 2,000 crore refinance scheme for shipbuilding industry

Bangladesh Bank has formed a Tk 2,000 crore refinance scheme to ensure sustainable development of the shipping industry, increase export earnings and employment and gradually reduce import dependence.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

6 proposals from Bangladesh for effective multilateral trading system

Bangladesh makes six recommendations for an effective multilateral trading system for sustainable development.

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

Achieving sustainable development through entrepreneurship and innovation

My diverse job experiences have helped me to work towards entrepreneurship and women's empowerment. Bangladesh is on the way

February 8, 2018
February 8, 2018

Swiss president lauds progress in Bangladesh

Swiss President Alain Berset has stressed the need for ensuring socio-economic development in Bangladesh in a “sustainable and inclusive” manner so that nobody is left behind.

November 1, 2017
November 1, 2017

‘Climate change the biggest problem for sustainable dev’

The biggest problem for sustainable development in Bangladesh now is climate change, Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud says.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

No scope to leave women behind in the name of religion: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stresses need for equal development of country's womenfolk as there is no scope to leave them behind in the name of religion.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

‘Parliaments’ collaboration crucial for poverty-free S Asia’

Collaboration among national parliaments is crucial in advancing the vision of a poverty-free South Asia pursuing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), said Speakers of South Asian countries at a high-level meeting in Dhaka today.