Bangladesh has an impressive track record for growth and development, aspiring to be a middle-income country by its 50th birthday. The World Bank has supported Bangladesh since 1972, providing more than $15 billion in support.
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July 17, 2014 — Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to the potential impacts of climate change. The Community Climate Change Project is allocating funds on a competitive basis to NGOs which supports people even in “hard to reach” areas.Read More »
July 2, 2014 — Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest in the world, sanctuary for some of the world’s most endangered species. However this unique ecosystem is threatened by population pressures and climate change, and the communities living on its edge are struggling to surviveRead More »
June 30, 2014 — While South Asia has made tremendous gains in expanding access to schooling over the past decade, a new report by the World Bank says that poor quality education is holding the region back. Large numbers of students appear to be learning little; up to one-third of those completing primary school lack basic numeracy and literacy skills.Read More »
June 30, 2014 — About 47 million people still live in poverty and 70 percent of them live in rural areas. The Nuton Jibon project aims to improve the livelihoods of the rural poor, especially the left-out poor and vulnerable households in selected districts.Read More »