OP-ED: Win-win: Climate change projects for effective anti-corruption

The main factors driving corruption in such projects are low transparency, a lack of community engagement, and limited accountability Our research in Bangladesh identifies two practical ways to make climate change adaptation funding more effective. First, anti-corruption monitoring is more effective when led by locally influential households; secondly and more importantly, their involvement can be […]

Bangladesh can implement mega projects by own fund

Bangladesh can implement  mega projects by own fund

Planning Minister M A Mannan speaking as the chief guest at a seminar yesterday titled ‘The Banking Policy of Bangabandhu’ and Daily Industry Best Rated Bank Award-2020 at Daily Industry’s conference room in city’s Purana Paltan area, organized by Daily Industry and Global Economist Forum – Daily Industry M A Mannan in Daily Industry Bank […]

TIB finds up to 61% embezzlement in implementing Forest Department projects

The Forest Department puts up a signboard that claims the land as government property Dhaka Tribune The government should take legal action against the forest scammers as they are enemy of the country, says Dr Iftekharuzzaman Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has found up to 61% embezzlement in many cases during allotting fund for implementing forestation […]

TIB study: 14% to 76% corruption found in climate change projects

Apart from corruption, climate change projects were also found to be plagued by lack of skill, management, coordination, and other problems Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has found between 14.36% and 76.92% corruption in four climate change projects on development of coastal infrastructure, renovation and repair. TIB unveiled the study report, titled “Governance challenges in disaster […]

Britain vows to stop funding fossil fuel projects abroad

Protestors from Climate Coalition holds signs to urge European leaders to take measures for the environment ahead of an European Union (EU) summit, in Brussels on December 10, 2020 AFP Britain has been criticized for sending billions of pounds abroad to help extract and refine fossil fuels Britain is to end government funding for fossil […]