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Investing in Adolescent Girls’ Nutrition in Bangladesh Situation Analysis of Trends and Ways Forward (English)

Adolescents are among the age groups most vulnerable to malnutrition and their situation requires priority attention. However, information on adolescent nutrition in Bangladesh is limited. ... See More +

Report 140971 AUG 21, 2019

Hyder,Ziauddin; Khan,Akib; Adams, Alayne M.; Ahmed, Nizam Uddin; Bente Kamal, Samiun Nazrin; Sutradhar, Ipsita; Hassan, Tanvir; Hossain, Mokbul; Khondker, Rudaba; Mridha, Malay Kanti; Mustaphi, Piyali; Chowdhury, Ireen A Disclosed

Summary Report : Round Table Discussion on Promoting Adolescent Nutrition in Bangladesh (English)

On March 8, 2018, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University (JPGSPH) and Shornokishoree Network Foundation (SKNF) with the support from the World Bank (WB) and UNICEF-Bangladesh hosted a round table discussion entitled ‘‘Promoting Adolescent Nutrition in Bangladesh’’ at Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) auditorium in Dhaka. ... See More +

Report 140970 AUG 21, 2019

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Promoting Girl’s Nutrition in Early Adolescence : a last window of opportunity (English)

Adolescence is the second most crucial period of a child’s life in terms of physical growth and cognitive development. It is also a last opportunity to reverse growth faltering experienced during childhood. ... See More +

Report 140969 AUG 21, 2019

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How Do Enterprises Benefit from Grid Connection? : The Case of Rural Electrification in Bangladesh (English)

Many of the enterprises that make up Bangladesh’s dominant nonfarm sector (85 percent of GDP) are located in rural areas (World Bank 2015). Electrifying them can be a major driving force behind economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 139374 JUL 01, 2019

Samad,Hussain A.; Portale,Elisa Disclosed

Bangladesh - Safety Net Systems for the Poorest Project : Improving Delivery of Safety Nets (English)

The government of Bangladesh currently implements several public workfare and humanitarian assistance programs to support the poorest populations during periods of seasonal unemployment and to provide protection against disaster-induced shocks. ... See More +

Brief 141701 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Additional Financing to the Second Reaching Out-of-School Children Project : Learning Opportunities for Displaced Rohingya Children (English)

Since August 2017, more than 745,000 Rohingya fled violence in Myanmar and took shelter in the Teknaf and Ukhia Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district, according to UN estimates. ... See More +

Brief 141700 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Project : Shelter from the Storm (English)

Due to the low and flat topography, Bangladesh is highly vulnerable to natural disasters, especially in its coastal zones. From 1980 to 2000, nearly sixty percent of the deaths caused by cyclones worldwide occurred in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Brief 141703 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Income Support Program for the Poorest Project : Empowering Poor Mothers to Improve Child Nutrition (English)

Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty over the past two decades. Yet, the country is among the ten countries with the highest prevalence of malnutrition. ... See More +

Brief 141704 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Municipal Governance and Services Project : Improving Service Delivery in Small Cities (English)

In South Asia, Bangladesh continues to witness one of the most rapid and unplanned urbanization. Yet, the cities, especially the district towns and municipalities offer inadequate infrastructure and low levels of urban services. ... See More +

Brief 141702 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Third Local Governance Support Project : Empowering Local Governments for Improved Service Delivery (English)

Bangladesh has had a long history of local governance stretching back over one hundred and thirty years, but it is only recently that local governments are increasingly realizing their potential within the development of the country. ... See More +

Brief 141714 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Chittagong Water Supply Improvement and Sanitation Project : Improving Water and Sanitation Services in Chittagong (English)

Chittagong is the second largest city of Bangladesh with a rapidly swelling population, currently estimated at 2.9 million and expected to reach 3.7 million by 2030. ... See More +

Brief 141715 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - VAT Improvement Program Project : Improving VAT Administration for Higher Revenue Mobilization (English)

Low revenue mobilization capacity stands out as one of the main development challenges in Bangladesh. Improving Bangladesh’s ability to raise tax revenue, and in particular, strengthening the value added tax (VAT) administration is critical for faster economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 141695 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Rural Electricity Transmission and Distribution Project : Reliable Power Supply for Rural Bangladesh (English)

With ninety-three percent population having access to electricity, Bangladesh has significantly increased electricity generation capacity. Yet, its per-capita electricity consumption is one of the lowest in the world. ... See More +

Brief 141696 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Weather and Climate Services Regional Project : Early Warning Systems for Better Resilience (English)

The country is self-sufficient in food production but in the event of significant natural disaster, progress can be hampered. The Bangladesh weather and climate services regional project (BWCSRP) seeks to modernize the country’s weather, water, and climate information systems for forecasting and strengthening of service delivery in priority sectors and communities. ... See More +

Brief 141707 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Nuton Jibon Livelihood Improvement Project : A New Life for the Rural Poor (English)

While Bangladesh had successfully reduced extreme poverty in rural areas from 37.9 percent in 2000 to 21.1 percent in 2010, still rural poverty is almost three times that of urban areas. ... See More +

Brief 141706 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project : Helping to Make Cities Stronger (English)

Bangladesh is among most disaster-prone countries in the world. It is susceptible to floods, cyclones and earthquakes. The government of Bangladesh has instituted disaster risk reduction policies and invested in infrastructure along coastal areas to mitigate the risks from floods and cyclones. ... See More +

Brief 141705 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Low-Income Community Housing Support project : Improving Living Condition for the Urban Poor (English)

Approximately forty million people in Bangladesh live in urban areas, and twenty-one percent of them live below the poverty line. Rapid urban growth has put considerable burden on urban infrastructure, most notably housing. ... See More +

Brief 141697 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development Project : Lighting Up Rural Communities (English)

Life used to come to a near standstill after sunset for the great majority of Bangladeshis living in the countryside. About two-thirds of rural households have access to grid electricity, and they often suffer from power cuts due to lack of supply and network congestions. ... See More +

Brief 141698 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - Second Reaching Out-of-School Children Project : A Second Chance to Education (English)

Bangladesh has achieved near universal access to primary education and gender equity at the primary and secondary school enrolments. Yet, many school-aged children, from the poorest families, either do not enrol in or discontinue school, due to poverty. ... See More +

Brief 141699 JUL 01, 2019

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Bangladesh - First Regional Waterway Transport Project : Better Inland Waterways Leading to More Domestic and Regional Connectivity (English)

The inland water transportation sector can play an important role in improving domestic connectivity and regional integration. As a riverine country, Bangladesh has a large and vibrant inland water transport (IWT) sector. ... See More +

Brief 141710 JUL 01, 2019

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Investing in Adolescent Girls’ Nutrition in Bangladesh Situation Analysis of Trends and Ways Forward (English)
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AUG 21, 2019 140971 Report
Summary Report : Round Table Discussion on Promoting Adolescent Nutrition in Bangladesh (English)
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AUG 21, 2019 140970 Report
Promoting Girl’s Nutrition in Early Adolescence : a last window of opportunity (English)
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AUG 21, 2019 140969 Report
How Do Enterprises Benefit from Grid Connection? : The Case of Rural Electrification in Bangladesh (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139374 Brief
Bangladesh - Safety Net Systems for the Poorest Project : Improving Delivery of Safety Nets (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141701 Brief
Bangladesh - Additional Financing to the Second Reaching Out-of-School Children Project : Learning Opportunities for Displaced Rohingya Children (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141700 Brief
Bangladesh - Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Project : Shelter from the Storm (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141703 Brief
Bangladesh - Income Support Program for the Poorest Project : Empowering Poor Mothers to Improve Child Nutrition (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141704 Brief
Bangladesh - Municipal Governance and Services Project : Improving Service Delivery in Small Cities (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141702 Brief
Bangladesh - Third Local Governance Support Project : Empowering Local Governments for Improved Service Delivery (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141714 Brief
Bangladesh - Chittagong Water Supply Improvement and Sanitation Project : Improving Water and Sanitation Services in Chittagong (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141715 Brief
Bangladesh - VAT Improvement Program Project : Improving VAT Administration for Higher Revenue Mobilization (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141695 Brief
Bangladesh - Rural Electricity Transmission and Distribution Project : Reliable Power Supply for Rural Bangladesh (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141696 Brief
Bangladesh - Weather and Climate Services Regional Project : Early Warning Systems for Better Resilience (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141707 Brief
Bangladesh - Nuton Jibon Livelihood Improvement Project : A New Life for the Rural Poor (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141706 Brief
Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project : Helping to Make Cities Stronger (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141705 Brief
Bangladesh - Low-Income Community Housing Support project : Improving Living Condition for the Urban Poor (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141697 Brief
Bangladesh - Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development Project : Lighting Up Rural Communities (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141698 Brief
Bangladesh - Second Reaching Out-of-School Children Project : A Second Chance to Education (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141699 Brief
Bangladesh - First Regional Waterway Transport Project : Better Inland Waterways Leading to More Domestic and Regional Connectivity (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141710 Brief