Adopt policies that work in Bangladesh

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

The cyber tribunal of Rajshahi suggested Facebook adopt policies that are compatible with Bangladesh’s social system, said Ismat Ara, the public prosecutor of the court. Bangladesh’s social values, people’s beliefs, religious habits, culture, interrelationships and social customs are completely different from those of other countries, particularly the developed countries, she said. For all latest news, […]

‘The farmers’ dilemma’: Do meat reduction policies really hurt meat industry workers?

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Arguments for meat reduction backed up by intensive animal agriculture’s impact on the environment, public health, and animal welfare, have been well thought out. However, two researchers – Christopher Bryant from the University of Bath in the UK and Cor van der Weele from Wageningen University in the Netherlands – have raised concerns that ‘significant’ […]

Ecosystem Restoration: Necessary Laws and Policies in Bangladesh

Khushi Kabir, Chairperson, ALRD and Coordinator, Nijera Kori Preservation of our natural ecosystems has become an issue that is now discussed regularly. This issue isn’t one that only Bangladesh should be focusing on, but something that requires global attention. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. In the context of Bangladesh, […]

Implement policies efficiently for green growth

Bangladesh needs to formulate a plan and take appropriate and effective steps to implement it to ensure eco-friendly development, analysts said yesterday. According to the Sustainable Development Goals, the country can’t develop itself economically alone. Bangladesh must advance socially and environmentally based on green technology, they said. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s […]

Govt must right wrong policies to contain goods prices

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FINDINGS of a study that the government earlier commissioned appear to have corroborated the public perception that prices of essential goods such as rice, potato and onions often go through the roof because of the manipulation of the market, by way of hoarding that creates an artificial shortage, by millers, wholesalers and traders in the […]

Ideological kinks and implementation glitches mar govt’s agri policies – The Federal


Reviewing the government’s agricultural policies in the run-up to the Budget. The protesting farmers don’t want to subject themselves to the uncertainties of the market | Photo: PTI Anil Ghanwat, one of the three members of the Supreme Court-appointed committee on Farm Laws, had led Maharashtra farmers to agitate for access to genetically modified, herbicide-tolerant […]