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CPD Working Paper 113 – SAARC Food Bank (SFB): Institutional Architecture and Issues of Operationalisation

CPD Working Paper Series Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman, Estiaque Bari and Sherajum Monira Farin Publication Period: August 2017 This paper seeks to contextualise the current food security scenario in South Asia with a view to operationalising the idea of a collective regional [...]

CPD Working Paper 111 – Bali Ministerial of the WTO and the Way Forward Safeguarding LDC Interests

CPD Working Paper Series Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman, Hosna Jahan Publication Period: September 2015 The paper critically examines the outcomes of the Bali Ministerial of the WTO, held in December 2013, from the lens of issues of interest and concern to the least [...]

2017-09-06T13:37:00+00:00 December 25th, 2015|e-Library, Trade, Regional Cooperation and Global Integration|

CPD Working Paper 110 – Trade and Transport Facilitation in Bangladesh: An Audit of the State of Play

View and Download the Report CPD Working Paper Series Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman, Khaleda Akhter and Naimul Gani Saif Publication Period: April 2015 This working paper embodies the results of trade and transport facilitation audit which was carried out [...]

2016-02-16T16:22:35+00:00 April 13th, 2015|e-Library, Trade, Regional Cooperation and Global Integration|

CPD Working Paper 109 – Recent Developments in Myanmar and New Opportunities for Sub-Regional Cooperation: A Bangladesh Perspective

View and Download the Report CPD Working Paper Series Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya and Mashfique Ibne Akbar Publication Period: September 2014 The paper analyses the potential opportunities between Bangladesh and Myanmar stemming from sub-regional cooperation. With the election of [...]

CPD Working Paper 108 – Recent Developments in Myanmar: Opportunities for Sub-Regional Energy Cooperation

CPD Working Paper Series Contributor: Deepti Mahajan Mittal Publication Period: September 2014 Download the Paper In the context of the political and economic changes that have marked Myanmar since 2010, this paper assesses the opportunities for sub-regional energy cooperation between [...]

CPD Working Paper 107 – Bilateral Free Trade Agreements (FTAs): Opportunities and Challenges for Bangladesh – Framework Issues

CPD Working Paper Series Contributors: Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Mehruna Islam Chowdhury and Saifa Raz Publication Period: June 2014 In the backdrop of rise in Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) in developing countries, particularly after the global financial and economic crisis, Bangladesh is still ambivalent in setting [...]

Paper 104 – Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in the Global Value Chain (GVC): Trends, Determinants and Challenges

Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya and Khondaker Golam Moazzem Publication Period: August 2013 The paper, based on a review of available literature and empirical evidence, has pointed out that the opportunities for the least developed countries (LDCs) to participate in the global [...]

Paper 103 – China and the Least Developed Countries: An Enquiry into the Trade Relationship during the Post-WTO Accession Period

Contributor: Debapriya Bhattacharya and Farzana Misha Publication Period: August 2013 In the post-WTO accession decade, China’s trade relationship with the least developed countries (LDCs) has undergone significant transformation. In this context, the present paper seeks to analyse trends, nature and [...]

Paper 96 – Liberalising Health Services in South Asia: Implications for Bangladesh

Contributors: Fahmida Khatun and Mazbahul Golam Ahamad Publication Period: March 2012 The paper assesses the implications of liberalising health services in Bangladesh under the proposed South Asian Framework Agreement on Services (SAFAS). It explores the challenges and potentials of trade [...]

Paper 90 – Bangladesh’s Export Opportunities in the Indian Market: Addressing Barriers and Strategies for Future

Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman, Towfiqul Islam Khan, Ashiqun Nabi and Tapas Kumar Paul Publication Period: July 2010 The paper examines the renewed opportunity for Bangladesh to expand her export market in India, and recommends a number of initiatives that could be [...]

Paper 89 – Bangladesh and Regional Connectivity: Best Practices from Global Experiences

Contributors: Hasanuzzaman and Zeeshaan Rahman Publication Period: April 2010 This report has been prepared under the CPD-TRRPD programme. The paper argues that effective integration of the transport system in South Asia could contribute greatly by mainstreaming remote areas, thereby channeling [...]

Paper 85 – Current State of Doha Round Negotiations on Agriculture: Issues, Concerns and Strategies for Bangladesh

Contributors: Uttam Deb and Muhammad Al Amin Publication Period: December 2009 This report has been prepared under the CPD-TRRPD programme. The paper attempts to analyse the implications of various negotiating proposals put forward in the latest (6 December 2008) Revised [...]