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  • BRIEF
    Sadeque Zubair, Rysankova Dana, Elahi Raihan, Soni RuchiJun 13, 2014
    This knowledge note is the second of three case studies that concerns scaling up access to electricity in Africa, Bangladesh, and Rwanda. Since its inception in 2003, Bangladesh's solar home system program has...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Ahmed Faizuddin, Dorji Cheku, Takamatsu Shinya, Yoshida NobuoJun 01, 2014
    This paper studies the benefits, in terms of reliability and frequency of poverty statistics, of conducting a hybrid survey that collects non-consumption data from all surveyed households and consumption data...
  • NEWSLETTER
    Jun 01, 2014
    Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience Fund (BCCRF) is a multi-donor trust fund for climate change. The featured article in this issue of the newsletter is entitled Climate-smart development empowers Bangladesh ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Chan RosannaApr 01, 2014
    Under financial constraints, exporting may have less to do with productivity and more to do with financial resources. The established relationship between exporting and productivity would differ when examined ...
  • ECONOMIC UPDATES AND MODELING
    Hussain Zahid, Rizwan Nadeem, Sanjana AdibaApr 01, 2014
    Bangladesh moved closer to achieving the sixth five year plan target of reducing extreme poverty to 22.5 percent by 2015 as it sustained healthy gross domestic product (GDP) growth and moderate single digit inflation...
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 »

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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
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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 »