Quest for Inclusive Transformation of Bangladesh: Who Not to be Left Behind

Since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, countries across the world have been striving to operationalise the spirit of the agenda – Leave No One Behind. This powerful aspirational principle demands unpacking within contextual realities by identifying who are being [...]

2017-12-11T18:21:28+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Books, Featured Post|

Challenging Injustice in South Asia

This publication is inspired by a more detailed study to address the structural sources of injustice which drive poverty in South Asia, and to provide suggestions on how to correct these injustices through democratisation of opportunities for the excluded segments of society.

2018-02-18T11:27:50+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Books, e-Library, Featured Post, Poverty, Inequality and Social Justice|

Post-2015 Data Test is showcased in OECD’s Development Co-operation Report 2017

The multi-country project titled Post-2015 Data Test, which was Co-led by CPD, Southern Voice and the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) at Carleton University, has been featured in Case Studies on Data for Development, of OECD’s Development Co-operation Report 2017: Data for Development.

2017-10-31T16:08:06+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Books, Featured Post, International Publications, Non-CPD Publication|

Bangladesh Economy in FY2016-17

Every year CPD publishes its interim review reports on Bangladesh’s macroeconomic performance analysis under one volume and, brings it out during the budget analysis dialogue of the succeeding fiscal year. The latest such title Bangladesh Economy in FY2016-17: Interim Review [...]

2017-06-21T17:30:02+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Books, e-Library, Featured Post, Macroeconomic Performance Analysis|

Post-Rana Plaza Developments in Bangladesh

Post-Rana Plaza Developments in Bangladesh: Towards Building a Responsible Supply Chain in the Apparel Sector provides an objective update about the progress made in terms of the various initiatives undertaken in view of the Rana Plaza tragedy of April 2013. [...]

2017-06-21T15:58:25+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Books, e-Library, Featured Post|

Delivering on the Promise

CPD, in partnership with the Save the Children in Bangladesh, has carried out a study titled Delivering on the Promise: Ensuring the Successful Implementation of the 2030 Agenda in Bangladesh. The report on the study has been published recently which [...]

Education Budget in Bangladesh: an analysis of trends, gaps and priorities

Bangladesh has made impressive progress in terms of addressing inequities in schooling enrolment and as regards some of the learning outcomes. This is particularly reflected in Bangladesh’s Millennium Development Goal (MDG) outcomes. However, this progress needs to be consolidated and [...]

2017-02-27T11:42:09+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Books, e-Library, Macroeconomic Performance Analysis|

Implementing Agenda 2030: Unpacking the Data Revolution at Country Level

Implementing Agenda 2030: Unpacking the Data Revolution at Country Level is a unique report that examines data availability and quality for tracking progress against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The countries examined in this report, spanning four continents, are Bangladesh, Canada, [...]

2017-02-27T11:49:29+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Books, e-Library|

Bangladesh Economy in FY2015-16: Interim Review of Macroeconomic Performance

Containing two chapter this volume is prepared under CPD’s flagship programme Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development (IRBD). The first chapter “State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2015-16 (Third Reading)” is the third interim analytical report on the performance of the [...]

2017-02-27T11:53:40+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Books, e-Library, Macroeconomic Performance Analysis|

LDC IV Monitor’s Contributions to IPoA Mid-Term Review

On the eve of the mid-term review of the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA), LDC IV Monitor has produced a new report titled, “Tracking Progress, Accelerating Transformation: Achieving the Istanbul Programme of Action by 2020”. The report is an outcome [...]

2017-01-05T13:37:22+00:00 May 8th, 2016|Books, e-Library|

Estimating Women’s Contribution to the Economy: The Case of Bangladesh

A large part of economic activities undertaken by women in Bangladesh including household chores, care and agriculture work remain unaccounted for. This is due to limitations of conventional measures such as gross domestic product (GDP) that primarily considers goods and [...]

2017-03-01T16:48:46+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Books, Featured Post, Poverty, Inequality and Social Justice|

Towards Regional Integration in South Asia: Promoting Trade Facilitation and Connectivity

This compendium focuses on some of the most pressing issues that are critically important to advancing the cause of South Asian economic integration. Whilst in recent years SAARC policymakers have taken important decisions to enhance market access, promote trade facilitation [...]

Bangladesh Economy in FY2014-15: Third Interim Review of Macroeconomic Performance

Bangladesh Economy in FY2014-15: Third Interim Review of Macroeconomic Performance This volume prepared under the Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development (IRBD) programme contains three chapters. The first chapter “State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2014-15 and the Closure of Sixth Five [...]

2016-06-20T19:37:11+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Books, e-Library, Macroeconomic Performance Analysis|

Protecting Bangladesh’s Geographical Indication Interests: The Case of Jamdani

CPD-NCCB Publication on Protecting Bangladesh’s Geographical Indication Interests The Case of Jamdani This publication emerged from a collaborative initiative of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and the National Crafts Council of Bangladesh (NCCB). The study taken under the initiative deals [...]

2015-03-02T11:55:56+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|Books, e-Library, Trade, Regional Cooperation and Global Integration|