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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The Bangladesh Development Update (Oct, 2014) notes that the economy is gradually recovering from prolonged disruptions, aided by political and macroeconomic stability. The challenge now is to consolidate this by accelerating economic growth in an inclusive and sustainable manner.Read More »
South Asia is home to 13-15% of the world's biodiversity including some of the world’s most endangered species. The world’s tiger population has declined alarmingly, mainly due to poaching and the encroachment of tiger habitats.Read More »
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 »