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Role of research critical for understanding future challenges and potentials of Bangladesh’s RMG sector

Bangladesh’s ready-made garment industry is facing new challenges. While owners have to make a huge investment for remediation and other compliance issues, their competitors are trying to increase their international apparel market share by technological up-gradation and market diversification.

2017-06-13T15:33:48+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Local Level Dialogues, Meetings|

Effective decentralised budget key to achieve SDGs: pre-budget dialogue in Rangpur

Effective decentralisation of the national budget is key to mainstream the marginalised communities with the national development process. Backward regions like Rangpur will require a special budget for bringing people into the development mainstream and improve their life and livelihoods, [...]

2017-07-12T20:07:02+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Local Level Dialogues, Monitoring of National Economy|

Strengthen Local Government Initiatives for Sustainable Cities

Importance of good governance is known to all, but we also need to aware ourselves on the roles that we can play as active citizens, says Mr A J M Nasiruddin, Honourable Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation at a Dialogue [...]

2017-03-20T17:35:44+00:00 March 19th, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Local Level Dialogues|

Good Governance needs awareness, capacity and commitment: Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya

In line with the UN Agenda for the Sustainable Development Goals 2030, a particular focus will have to be kept on Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, [...]

2017-03-06T15:48:59+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Local Level Dialogues|

A special SME economic zone urged in Bogra: CPD pre-budget dialogue

Specialised economic zone is needed in Bogra for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Besides, appropriate infrastructure and communication development is must to support and encourage entrepreneurs in this sector. The government should focus on necessary budgetary allocations and fiscal-monetary incentives [...]

Rehman Sobhan’s memoir provides resources for history of independence of Bangladesh

Though it is a personal history, the memoir Untranquil Recollections: The Years of Fulfillment by Professor Rehman Sobhan describes the history and philosophy of the liberation war of Bangladesh with much understanding of the state of the political economy of [...]

2016-02-10T19:30:00+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Events, Featured Post, Local Level Dialogues, Non-CPD Publication, Rehman Sobhan|

Debapriya Bhattacharya addresses civil society members in Chandpur

Democracy cannot sustain without free-thinking, freedom of speech and participatory politics, observed Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, CPD while addressing a local-level dialogue on the civil society’s role in dealing with political uncertainties. The local-level dialogue styled “বর্তমান পরিস্থিতিতে নাগরিক [...]

2015-02-25T12:54:23+00:00 January 11th, 2015|Events, Featured Post, Local Level Dialogues|