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Bangladesh - Poverty assessment : assessing a decade of progress in reducing poverty, 2000-2010 (English)

The purpose of this report is to document some of the aforementioned achievements over the 2000-2010 decade and to illustrate their collective impact on poverty in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78559 JUN 01, 2013

Jolliffe, Dean; Sharif, Iffath; Gimenez, Lea; Ahmed, Faizuddin

Consolidating and accelerating exports in Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh sixth five year plan underscores the importance of exports for dynamism in the manufacturing sector and provision of high productivity and high income jobs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 70845 JUN 01, 2012

Moorty, Lalita; Basher, Abul; Kathuria, Sanjay

The cost of adapting to extreme weather events in a changing climate (English)

Bangladesh is one of the most climate vulnerable countries in the world. Situated in the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna (GBM) rivers, the country is exposed to a range of river and rainwater flood hazards due to climate variability, the timing, location, and extent of which depend on precipitation in the entire GBM basin. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67845 DEC 01, 2011

Adams, Norma; Dasgupta, Susmita; Sarraf, Maria

Secondary school madrasas in Bangladesh : incidence, quality, and implications for reform (English)

This report presents findings from the first ever comprehensive survey to document the incidence and quality of secondary madrasas in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Policy Note 56600 MAR 01, 2010

Chaudhury, Nazmul; Al Zayed, Syed Rashed; Asadullah, Niaz

Harnessing competitiveness for stronger inclusive growth : Bangladesh second investment climate assessment (English)

Bangladesh has recorded impressive economic and social gains since the 1990s. Recent growth has been at levels close to six percent. The country has doubled per capita growth and taken large strides toward reaching many Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), ahead of many comparable countries. ... See More +

Investment Climate Assessment (ICA) 56635 OCT 01, 2008

Sur, Mona; Fernandes, Ana Margarida; Rahman, Aneeka; Islam, Syed Estem Dadul; Alam, G. M. Khurshid; Hye, Sakm Abdul; Nenova, Tatiana; Shilpi, Forhad J.

Poverty assessment for Bangladesh : creating opportunities and bridging the East-West divide (English)

Bangladesh has made good progress in reducing poverty over the past decade despite the series of external shocks which have routinely affected the country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73147 OCT 01, 2008

Narayan, Ambar; Zaman, Hassan

Education for all in Bangladesh : where does Bangladesh stand in achieving the EFA goals by 2015? (English)

This report attempts to take stock of where Bangladesh stands in achieving the Education For All (EFA) goals and to suggest policy recommendations that could help towards meeting them by 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 47765 APR 01, 2008

Remi Sarr, Leopold; Lhazom, Pema; Rashed Al-Zayed Josh, Syed

Whispers to voices : gender and social transformation in Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh stands out as the shining new example in South Asia of a poor country achieving impressive gains in gender equality. Between 1971 and 2004, Bangladesh halved its fertility rates. ... See More +

Women in Development and Gender Study 43045 MAR 01, 2008

Das, Maitreyi Bordia;

Public and private sector approaches to improving pharmaceutical quality in Bangladesh (English)

Pharmaceuticals are an extremely important part of health-care expenditures in Bangladesh. Almost one-third of total annual per capita health-care spending is on pharmaceuticals. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 45190 MAR 01, 2008

High-value agriculture in Bangladesh : as assessment of agro-business opportunities and constraints (English)

The case studies presented in this volume examine five high value agricultural commodities in Bangladesh. They identify a number of important opportunities, challenges, and requirements that agro-businesses in the in the country now face and are likely to face in coming years as they seek to respond to changing demand. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 45760 FEB 01, 2008

Sur, Mona; Uz Zaman, Zaki;

People's Republic of Bangladesh revival of inland water transport : options and strategies (English)

As a first step in defining a new policy for the Inland Water Transport (IWT) sector, the present report proposes options and strategies for a revival of IWT in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 45188 SEP 01, 2007

Guillossou, Jean-Noel;

Bangladesh - Strategy for sustained growth (English)

If Bangladesh were a long-distance runner, its supporters would be applauding the speed and stamina that have brought it from the back of the pack to a place within sight of the leaders. ... See More +

Working Paper 41245 JUL 01, 2007

Dhaka : Improving living conditions for the urban poor (English)

The report, Dhaka: Improving living conditions for the urban poor, presents a comprehensive look at poverty in Dhaka with the goal of providing the basis for an urban poverty reduction strategy for the Government of Bangladesh, local authorities, donors and NGOs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 40424 JUN 01, 2007

Learning for job opportunities : an assessment of the vocational education and training in Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh has made considerable progress in its economic development, presently reaching high average growth of nearly 6 percent. This economic growth has been accompanied by an annual employment growth rate of about 5 percent between 1996 and 2006. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 45189 JUN 01, 2007

Dar, Amit; Abrahart, Alan; Ahmed, Shaikh; Rashed Al-Zayed, Syed; Khan, Qaiser; Stopnitzky, Yaniv; Savachenko, Yevgeniva; Tan, Hong;

Bangladesh : Piloting reform through the development and management of economic zones (English)

Bangladesh has achieved an impressive steady economic growth of more than 5.5 percent annually over the last decade. However, this growth rate will need to increase dramatically if Bangladesh is to reach the Millennium Development Goal of reducing poverty by half by 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 45191 MAY 01, 2007

Shah, Fatima

Strengthening management and governance in the health, nutrition and population sector of Bangladesh (English)

This report highlights governance issues in Bangladesh's HNP sector that hinder the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery. This study is intended as a first step in gaining a better understanding of how to improve governance and service management in the HNP sector. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 40421 MAR 01, 2007

Hasan, Khalid; Robison, Matt; Cortez, Rafael; Naylor, Mike; Amin, Rana Assad; Jabeen, Tahera; Mahmud, Farial

To the MDGs and beyond : accountability and institutional innovation in Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh has already achieved one of the millennium development goals (MGDs), namely gender parity in primary and secondary schools. It is likely to achieve several more by 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38933 JAN 01, 2007

Stopnitzky, Yaniv; Khan, Qaiser

India-Bangladesh bilateral trade and potential free trade agreement (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

The trading relationship between India and Bangladesh is currently of special interest in both countries for a number of reasons. Firstly, there are urgent and longstanding concerns in Bangladesh arising from the perennial, large bilateral trade deficit with India, and from the large volumes of informal imports from India across the land border which avoid Bangladesh import duties. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38932 DEC 01, 2006

India-Bangladesh bilateral trade and potential free trade agreement (Vol. 2 of 2) : Methodology and selected case studies (English)

The trading relationship between India and Bangladesh is currently of special interest in both countries for a number of reasons. Firstly, there are urgent and longstanding concerns in Bangladesh arising from the perennial, large bilateral trade deficit with India, and from the large volumes of informal imports from India across the land border which avoid Bangladesh import duties. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38932 DEC 01, 2006

Bangladesh - Country environmental analysis (English)

Complex linkages between poverty, growth and environmental management underpin the analysis in the present Bangladesh Country Environmental Analysis. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 40420 SEP 01, 2006

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Bangladesh - Poverty assessment : assessing a decade of progress in reducing poverty, 2000-2010 (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78559 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Consolidating and accelerating exports in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 70845 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The cost of adapting to extreme weather events in a changing climate (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 67845 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Secondary school madrasas in Bangladesh : incidence, quality, and implications for reform (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 56600 Policy Note
Harnessing competitiveness for stronger inclusive growth : Bangladesh second investment climate assessment (English)
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OCT 01, 2008 56635 Investment Climate Assessment (ICA)
Poverty assessment for Bangladesh : creating opportunities and bridging the East-West divide (English)
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OCT 01, 2008 73147 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Education for all in Bangladesh : where does Bangladesh stand in achieving the EFA goals by 2015? (English)
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APR 01, 2008 47765 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Whispers to voices : gender and social transformation in Bangladesh (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 43045 Women in Development and Gender Study
Public and private sector approaches to improving pharmaceutical quality in Bangladesh (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 45190 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
High-value agriculture in Bangladesh : as assessment of agro-business opportunities and constraints (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 45760 Other Rural Study
People's Republic of Bangladesh revival of inland water transport : options and strategies (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 45188 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bangladesh - Strategy for sustained growth (English)
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JUL 01, 2007 41245 Working Paper
Dhaka : Improving living conditions for the urban poor (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 40424 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Learning for job opportunities : an assessment of the vocational education and training in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 45189 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bangladesh : Piloting reform through the development and management of economic zones (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 45191 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Strengthening management and governance in the health, nutrition and population sector of Bangladesh (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 40421 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
To the MDGs and beyond : accountability and institutional innovation in Bangladesh (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 38933 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
India-Bangladesh bilateral trade and potential free trade agreement (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 38932 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
India-Bangladesh bilateral trade and potential free trade agreement (Vol. 2 of 2) : Methodology and selected case studies (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 38932 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bangladesh - Country environmental analysis (English)
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SEP 01, 2006 40420 Working Paper (Numbered Series)