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Jul 30, 2017

Safe Migration for Bangladeshi Workers Project

Due to the challenges faced by migrant workers, the Safe Migration for Bangladeshi Workers (SMBW) Project was conceived to enable ...

Jul 27, 2017

Higher Education Development Project Fosters a Culture of Research in ...

The Higher Education Development Project has seen a 30 percent increase in applications for its research grant scheme to further academic ...

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College of Engineering in Pune Raises the Bar for Engineering Education in ...

At the College of Engineering in Pune, the quality of teaching improved significantly once the Government of Maharashtra granted it ...

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A Modern Dhaka is Key to Bangladesh’s Upper-Middle Income Country Vision

With 36 percent of the country’s urban population living in Greater Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh has become one of the world’s most ...

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