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Bangladesh moves up in UNDP Human Development Report

Planning Minister MA Mannan launched the report in Bangladesh at the Planning Commission  


Social security system yields minimum benefits

Social protection programmes plays a vital role as an urgent response to reducing inequality and it is possible through countering intergenerational transmission of poverty cycle. We cannot allow…  


Disaster Management needs robust recovery strategy

On an average, we have 2.2% economic loss in yearly GDP due to natural disaster  


Improving Governance through Inclusion, Innovation, Integration

To overcome such challenges, merely inclusion is not enough, there must be integration and collaboration to ensure sustainable development  


16 days of activism begins today with a vow to stand against rape

Violence against women and girls is one of the most systematic, widespread human rights violations worldwide. In Bangladesh, despite the progress made so far in the normative and policy framework  


Proper monitoring and reporting essential for Sendai Framework implementation

Financing for disaster risk reduction is necessary, but it’s even more important to ensure that investment is being utilized properly  


Digital wage for 90pc garment workers by 2021

Wage digitalisation also improved the likelihood of women to participate in household decisions related to spending and savings by 15 percent  


6th National Diversity Report tabled

it is still alarming that about 1 million species are threatened with extinction, according to the Report on Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES…  


Hydroponic farming being adopted in coastal region

Climate vulnerable households in the country’s costal region are showing interest in adopting soilless hydroponic farming system to grow vegetables to meet their nutritional demand.  


Planning Minister for concerted efforts to achieve SDGs in time

Planning Minister MA Mannan, underscored the need for joint efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.  

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