Major cities, including metropolises like Dhaka and Chattogram, consistently rank among the world's least liveable urban areas.
When you put “development” against nature, it’s always “development” that wins.
Housing developers' interests are getting in the way of making Dhaka a liveable city
DAP must address Dhaka’s perennial waterlogging problem
City development authorities must address rising challenges and expectations
During the early 90s, the term urban was limited to a small radius in the city of Dhaka. Fast forward 30 years, and the term “urban” has spread as far as the horizon of the ever-growing mega city. As the new era preceded its adverse effects with full force, the urbanites adapted accordingly. From carrying briefcases while donning baggy trousers to carrying a backpack with slim-fit jeans, a lot has changed if you look at the era with a microscope.
A daylong international conference on development options for Dhaka towards 2035 opens this morning in the capital featuring urban
One thing we do know is that the future will be shaped by two key trends: digitisation and urbanisation. And the possibilities introduced by the former will likely help us overcome the problems associated with the latter.