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Study on Injury and Occupational Disease in the Leather Sector of Bangladesh

Workplace injury in Bangladesh is perceived to be high, but the issue has received inadequate attention. It is necessary to create a broad consensus among government, employers and workers organizations on the need for a National Employment Injury Protection and Rehabilitation (NEIPR) scheme. The...

Preparation of formulation assignment for the new project on 'SDG implementation and monitoring'

SDG implementation and monitoring requires an efficient roll-out plan involving several key sequential steps irrespective of a country’s context. The government of Bangladesh, particularly the GED has followed these steps religiously and has made a long stride toward creating an enabling...

South Asia WASH Results Programme: Household Endline Survey

The objective 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, by men, women and children in poor rural communities within 12 districts of Bangladesh. The primary aim of the End-line survey...

How Teenagers Use Smartphones to Exercise Freedom

This study examines how teenagers in Dhaka city use smartphones to exercise freedom, specifically, how the young users avoid parental and social supervision. Instead of reproducing the binary dichotomy of good and bad usage, this study investigates what youngsters do with smartphones, specifically,...

Assessing the Current Situation of Solar Home System (SHS) program of IDCOL and Recommending Action Plan

Since its introduction in 2003, the SHS program of IDCOL has ensured supply of solar electricity to 18 million people i.e. 12% of the country’s total population who previously used kerosene lamps for lighting. By April 2017, about 4.11 million SHSs have been installed under the program in remote...

Implication of Employment Generation Programme for the Poorest (EGPP) to Reduce Disaster and Gender Vulnerability

Employment Generation Program for the Poorest (EGPP) of The Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) is a cash-based workfare program targeted to the rural extreme poor that provides a hitherto unavailable element of employment guarantee. Each participant has access to two seasonal...

How Much is Mobile Money Worth? BKash Experience in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) has initiated a study titled “How Much is Mobile Money Worth? BKash Experience in Bangladesh”. Today, more than 80% of the mobile financial transactions in Bangladesh are done through BKash which serve around 23 million customers.  Under...

Bangladesh Integrated Food Policy Research Program

The Bangladesh Integrated Food Policy Research Program is one of the key components of the Modern Storage Facilities Project being implemented by the Ministry of Food with a World Bank investment. The project is designed to undertake three sets of activities: (1) enhance institutional capacity of...

Evaluation of Industrial Estates of BSCIC

The industrial estates of BSCIC have been promoting small and cottage industrial sector and thereby creating employment opportunities, attaining poverty alleviation and balanced regional growth, ensuring optimum utilization of economic and human resources and accelerating overall economic growth of...

An Evaluation of SME Foundation's Activities towards Development of SMEs

The SME Foundation was created under the Ministry of Industries (MoI) as an apex institution for SME development in the country through a gazette notification in 2007. The major activities of the Foundation include (i) implementation of SME Policy Strategies adopted by the Bangladesh Government,...

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