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PROJECT
EGPP is providing seasonal employment for Bangladesh’s poorest. Pravesh Kumar/World Bank

Since 2008, the Employment Generation Program for the Poorest (EGPP) has been providing a secure and regular source of income to over 700,000 of the poorest people, over 30% of them women. Read More »

REPORT
Four Decades of Partnership: The World Bank in Bangladesh

The World Bank has partnered with Bangladesh for over four decades. This publication provides a glimpse of the ongoing World Bank supported projects in Bangladesh. Read More »

LENDING

Bangladesh: Commitments by Fiscal Year (in millions of dollars)*

*Amounts include IBRD and IDA commitments

COUNTRY DATA
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IN DEPTH
Bringing More Disadvantaged Children Back to School
More than 790,000 children in Bangladesh who have missed schooling or dropped out are now continuing their education in ‘Schools of Joy'.
Bangladeshi women repair a rural road.
More than 3,000km of rural roads have changed the face of the countryside in Bangladesh.
A world of open data
The Bank's Open Data Initiative provides easily accessible data on countries including Bangladesh.
More and Better Jobs in Bangladesh
South Asia has more than 40 percent of the world’s poor and will contribute nearly 40 percent of the growth in the working-age population over the next few decades.
Open Knowledge Repository
More than 2,000 books, articles, reports, and research papers are in the World Bank's new Open Knowledge Repository.