OP-ED: The collective power of the people of Bangladesh

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Celebrating 50 years of love, advocacy, and resiliency It’s Bangladesh’s 50th birthday, and we are celebrating.  Flags are flying high as Bangladeshis exercise their right to praise each other, critique one another, and speak in Bangla — a language that weighs much more on the heart than it does on one’s mind. A vernacular that […]

It is the agriculture sector that has powered Bangladesh’s growth

It is the agriculture sector that has powered Bangladesh’s growth

Say the country’s eminent economists Massive transformation in the agriculture sector, microfinance, robust remittance inflows and the emergence of an autonomous entrepreneurial class have contributed to Bangladesh’s economic growth over the past 50 years, said economists.  Bangladesh inherited a fragile economy following independence, said Rehman Sobhan, founder and chairman of the Centre for Policy Dialogue, […]