Food Insecurity, Extreme Poverty, and Underemployment in Marginal/Backward Areas
Policymakers define backward areas for different administrative reasons, such as geographic allocation safety net benefits, etc。 Generally, backward areas cover 3 distinct types: (i) haors, baors, beels, (ii) chars and coastal area, and (iii) hilly areas of the country。 These areas are backward on。。。
Crop Diversification for Dietary Diversity and Nutrients Intake: Evidence from Bangladeshi Farm Households
Using two rounds of nationally representative Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey (BIHS- 2011-12, 2015) data and a panel data model, we aim to explore the linkages, if any, among household crop diversification, household dietary diversity and per capita nutrients intake of households。 Over the。。。
Demand-driven Policy Studies- Responding to Policy Makers and Stakeholders Requests for Urgent Policy Analysis
While policy research is widely debated, there is no capacity for researchers to systematically generate research for policy makers that might be useful to them. It is no longer enough to conduct “policy-oriented” research but purposefully engage in “policy research” on the basis of a...
Review of Rice market of Bangladesh: Role of different actors and competitiveness
Accelerating growth, generating employment and reducing poverty and inequality are the predominant goals of the current development paradigm in Bangladesh. The country has been recorded as a lower middle income country by the World Bank with per capita Gross National Income (GNI) of US$1080...
Pharmaceutical Industry of Bangladesh: Prospects and Challenges
Bangladesh’s export basket is heavily monopolized by the ready-made garment (RMG) products. Therefore, one of our development agenda is to diversify our export. In this connection, one potential sector with high growth potential is the pharmaceutical sector. Bangladesh is not only capable of...
Tracer Study of Graduates of Universities in Bangladesh"
“Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP),” the flagship project of the Ministry of Education, works with the aim to improve the quality of teaching and learning of the tertiary education institutions of the country。 The students of these institutes are supposed to be the ultimate。。。
Final Round Satisfaction Survey of Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project"
Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) aims to improve the quality of teaching-learning and research capabilities of the tertiary education institutions of the country。 Of the five components of the project, Academic Innovation Fund (AIF), first of its kind in the country, is。。。
Women Entrepreneurs in SMEs: Bangladesh Perspective 2017
This study mainly aimed at exploring the present status of women entrepreneurs in small and medium enterprises. The study was initiated with a number of objectives, which mainly mingle around the goal of understanding the sources of success of women entrepreneurs in the SMEs, socio-cultural and...
Assessing the Current Situation of Solar Home System (SHS) Program of IDCOL and Recommending Action Plan
Starting from 2003, the SHS program of IDCOL has so far ensured supply of solar electricity to about 20 million people i.e. 12% of the country‘s total population. By June 2018, about 4.13 million SHSs have been installed under the program in remote areas, which is a considerable success in terms...
Impact of Natural Disaster on Education Outcomes: Evidence from Bangladesh
The impact of natural disaster on income, assets and livelihoods is well documented. The literature largely focuses on loss of physical capital (e.g., house, livestock, crop, etc.), its consequences on the income earning opportunities of households and their coping strategies including migration....
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