A round table discussion on “Look East Policy: Bangladesh Perspectives” was held at BIDS conference room on December 1, 2014 (Monday) at 11.30 AM, in collaboration with JETRO. Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, Centre for Policy dialogue chaired the session. Professor Fukunari Kimra, Chief Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, Ambassador Munshi Faiz Ahmad, Chairman, Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies, Dr. Ahsan H Mansur, Executive Director, Policy Research Institute, and Dr. Mohammad Yunus, Senior Research Fellow, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) participated in the discussion.
A seminar on 'Monetary Policy Statement: July-December 2014' has been held at BIDS Conference Room on August 14, 2014 (Thursday) at 11:00 am. The keynote paper was presented by Dr. Monzur Hossain, Senior Research Fellow, BIDS. Dr. Mustafa K. Mujeri, Director General, BIDS chaired the session and Dr. Atiur Rahman, Governor Bangladesh Bank graced the occasion as chief guest.
Baseline Study of the Project for Integrated Development of Upazilas
In order to mobilize official development assistance from Japan under the Project for the Integrated Development of Upazilas in Bangladesh, JICA initiated a study to analyze the current situation of Upazilas and local governance in Bangladesh. In this connection, JICA and IDCJ (International Development Corporation, Japan) requested BIDS to conduct a baseline survey in selected 25 upazilas on various aspects of Upazilas. BIDS conducted the survey in selected twenty five (25) Upazilas during................More