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Bangladesh Research

Development Update

Immediate challenges for Bangladesh are to boost investments in power and roads; manage the transition in readymade garments; and stem the decline in remittances. Read More »

Iffath A. Sharif
Senior Economist, Social Protection Sector, South Asia Human Development Unit
Country Director for Kenya, Eritrea, Rwanda and Somalia
Country Director for Bangladesh and Nepal
workers in Bangladesh

One million new jobs are needed each month to sustain growth and reduce poverty in South Asia. The region will be the largest contributor to the global workforce over the next two decades. Read More »