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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Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience
Fund (BCCRF) is a multi-donor trust fund for climate change.
The featured article in this issue of the newsletter,
Bangladesh: the... Show More + emerging hot spot where climate threats and
action meet, explores a June 2013 World Bank report, Turn
Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts, and the
Case for Resilience. This newsletter also inlcudes the
following headings: Putting local communities at the
forefront of climate resilience; and Sheltering from
Mahasen: preparing for the future. Show Less -
South Africa hosts mid-term meeting
2001: CGIAR charts new directions in Durban. IFPRI's
(International Food Policy Research Institute) 2020 vision
conference: Sustainable... Show More + Food Security for All. CGIAR website
sports a new look and content. Biotechnology &
sustainable development: voices of the south and north.
Bangladesh emerges as a leading grower of nutritious
lentils. WARDA's (West Africa Rice Development
Association) work in new rice for Africa (NERICA) endorsed
by Rockefeller Foundation President. South Africa Day. South
Africa - CGIAR partnership yields new maize varieties.
Climate change poses risks to poor farmers. Linking research
to people: CGIAR chairman visits ICRISAT (International
Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics ) and
finds "a recipe for success." Symposium focuses on
agricultural development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Excerpts
from the Durban Statement: the way forward for agricultural
research and development in Sub-Saharan Africa. CGIAR
internal auditors meet. Four new center directors appointed.
CGIAR program of seminars. CIAT (Centro Internacional de
Agricultura Tropical) joins CONDESAN (Consortium for the
Sustainable Development of the Andes). China-CGIAR
partnership strengthens. IBSRAM (International Board for
Soil Research and Management) and IWMI (International Water
Management Institute) research programs merge. Announcements. Show Less -