Schafer arrives in Dhaka to further deepen the longstanding partnership between Bangladesh and the World Bank Group.
Bangladesh has made substantial progress in reducing poverty, supported by sustained economic growth. Based on the international poverty line of $1.90 per person per day, Bangladesh reduced poverty from 44.2 percent in 1991 to 18.5 percent in 2010, and is projected to decrease to 12.9 percent in 2016.
The country achieved the MDG 1 on halving poverty five years ahead of time, wi...
The Skills and Training Enhancement Project (STEP) aims to improve the quality of skills training and employability of trainees, both at home and abroad, including those from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds.