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​BIDS Critical Conversation 2016 (April 23-24)

BIDS Critical Conversation 2016

A two-day long conference was held at the BICC on 23 and 24 April, 2016 addressing the “Bangladesh Journey”. This was an opportunity to involve policy makers and a broad spectrum of academics, experts and civil society members in a genuine conversation on the journey so far, the current state of development, and critical challenges for the future. Spread over a total of nine sessions, the conference covered education, regional cooperation, governance, land and agriculture, financing infrastructure and poverty eradication. The Conference generated a lot of interest and provided an effective platform of engagement and conversation.
Please click here for program schedule.

  • Trigger Presentation:
The Bangladesh Journey
By K.A.S. Murshid
Director General, BIDS
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Educating the Nation.
By Anwara Begum  Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow, BIDS
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Bangladesh in the Region: Connectivity and Beyond
By Mohammad Yunus
Senior Research Fellow, BIDS
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20 Love Poems and A Song of Despair: Reflections on Governance, Democracy and Development
By Dr. Binayak Sen
Research Director, BIDS
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Land Use, Administration and Management: Way Forward
By Monzur Hossain, Ph.D
Senior Research Fellow, BIDS
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Revisiting the Role of Agriculture
By Rushidan Islam Rahman
Research Director, BIDS
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Leave No One Behind: Critical Issues to Fight Extreme Poverty
By S. M. Zulfiqar Ali
Senior Research Fellow, BIDS and 
Head of Research and Advocacy, EEP/Shiree
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Financing Infrastructure Deficit
By Nazneen Ahmed
Senior Research Fellow, BIDS
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  • Presentation from Panelist.
Women in extreme poverty: capability and wellbeing
By Simeen Mahmud 
Head, Gender Cluster, BIGD
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Education
By Manzoor Ahmed
Prof. Emeritus, BRAC University
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Videos of the Program:

BIDS Critical Conversations, 2016 [23 April - Day 1]

BIDS Critical Conversations, 2016 [24 April - Day 2 - Windy Town]

BIDS Critical Conversations, 2016 [24 April - Day 2 - Green View]

BIDS Critical Conversations, 2016 [24 April - Day 2 - Entertainment Program]


Daily Star
http://www.thedailystar.net/business/economists-back-foreign-loans-infrastructure-1214185 

Prothom alo

hhttp://www.prothom-alo.com/economy/article/839731/ 

Financial express

http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/2016/04/24/27630/Economists-fret-over-shortage-of-farm- labourers

 
Banik Barta

http://www.bonikbarta.com/2016-04-25/news/details/73664.html

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