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Baseline Survey on Fuel Wood Consumption for Household Cooking in Four Districts of Bangladesh

The CCDB is currently implementing a project titled “Emission reduction and poverty alleviation in Bangladesh through capacity development of CCDB and preparation of Countrywide Improved Cook Stove (ICS) carbon program” with financial support from Bread for the World (BftW), a development...

South Asia WASH Results Programme: Household Midline Survey

The objective of the South Asia WASH Results Programme (SAWRP) is to promote and enable sustained use of hygienic household toilets and the practice of hand washing with soap in poor rural communities within 12 districts of Bangladesh. The interventions are provided by Plan International Bangladesh...

Impact of Construction of small Bridges/Culverts on the Rural Roads

The main purpose of the impact study is, to review, evaluate the achievements, effectiveness, relevance and efficiency of the project “Construction of small Bridges/Culverts on the Rural Roads” being implemented by the Department of Disaster Management, under the Ministry of Disaster Management...

Labor Market Study and Skills Gap Analyses

The Bangladesh government needs a proper assessment of the demand and supply situation of skills in the labour market in order to plan for skill development for the medium to longer term requirements of the economy. This is needed both at the aggregate or macro level as well as at the sectoral level...

An Evaluation of Rural Social Service Programme of the Government of Bangladesh

Bangladesh is now a model of development to many other countries. Growth has picked up by about 1 percentage points in every decade since 1980s. The annual rate of poverty alleviation has also accelerated over time. The holistic approach to foster development in fact preceded the current...

Baseline Study on Renewable Energy Technology Systems in Bangladesh

The energy sector in Bangladesh has been plagued by acute shortage of electricity supply. Natural gas is the primary fuel for more than 70% of power generation and it is in short supply too. Renewable energy currently constitutes less than 1% of total power generation in the country and the...

Skill and Employment Baseline Assessment of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Bangladesh

The indigenous and tribal people (ITPs) constitute a minority of marginalized population in Bangladesh. Their livelihoods are characterized by subsistence farming, insecurity of land tenure, high incidence of informality irrespective of whether employed in rural or urban areas, seasonal work and...

Assessment of Direct and Indirect Impacts of Export Processing Zones on the Economy of Bangladesh

The objective of the proposed study is two-fold: (i) to make a comprehensive assessment of the direct and indirect impacts of the EPZs in Bangladesh with a view to understanding the real contribution of the EPZs to the national economy, and (ii) to examine whether there is any policy space for...

Impact of Natural Barrier on Competitiveness of Selected Bangladeshi Exportable Agricultural Products in the International Market

The proposed research aims to estimate export potential of different agricultural exportable products by estimating protection and competitiveness of these crops in the international market. While doing so it will differ from the existing literature by estimating and incorporating widely defined...

Gender and Energy Sector Reform in Bangladesh

Study team: Dr. K.A.S Murshid                   Tahreen Tahrima Chowdhury Sponsor agency: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)Duration: July 2015-December 2015 SummaryEnergy consumption has been growing rapidly in...

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