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Bangladesh Development Update April 2014

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


Iffath A. Sharif

Senior Economist, Social Protection Sector, South Asia Human Development Unit

Johannes Zutt

Country Director for Bangladesh and Nepal
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More and Better Jobs in South Asia

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.