Jatka fishermen mend ways, now guard fish population

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Jatka fishermen are now community fish guards protecting illish population in 15 upazilas courtesy A total of 330 selected fishermen from 15 upazilas of 6 coastal districts are working to save Jatka Ilish Fishermen who previously caught ilish fry, called Jatka in Bangla, have renounced their previous ways and are trying to motivate others to […]

Bangladesh among world’s top 10 in 13 sectors

Bangladesh among world's top 10 in 13 sectors

(MENAFN – NewsIn.Asia) By Fakhrul Islam Dhaka, March 27 (Prothom Alo): Despite being small in size and burgeoning in population, over the past 50 years since its independence Bangladesh has managed to overcome all odds to clinch the envious position of being among the world’s top 10 in 13 sectors. This position has been created […]

Australia sees first population drop since World War I

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File Photo: People crossing a road in the central business district of Sydney on August 7, 2018 AFP For centuries, Australia’s economic growth has been built on mining and agriculture and fuelled by several waves of mass migration from Europe, Asia and beyond Australia’s population has declined for the first time in more than a […]

Population below poverty line doubled, extreme poor trebled in 2020: SANEM

Population below poverty line doubled, extreme poor trebled in 2020: SANEM

On the other hand, average per capita health expenditure has increased for all households, with the increase being the greatest for moderately poor (97 per cent) and non-poor (104 per cent) households. This study also attempted to assess the inequality in access to online (TV, Internet etc.) education for students: the findings suggest that 19 […]

SANEM survey: Population below poverty line doubled, extreme poor trebled in 2020

SANEM survey: Population below poverty line doubled, extreme poor trebled in 2020

The South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM) on Saturday said the percentage of the population living below the poverty line (upper poverty line) has nearly doubled from 21.6% in 2018 to 42% in 2020, while the percentage of extreme poor (lower poverty line) trebled from 9.4% in 2018 to 28.5% in 2020. Executive Director […]