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Media Briefing: Global Competitiveness Report 2013-14 and Bangladesh Business Environment Study 2013

  Bangladesh has performed well in terms of macroeconomic stability, infrastructural development and goods market efficiency in the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) 2013-14, which yielded an upward move by eight positions to 110th in the global ranking among 148 countries. In particular, public and private investment in the energy and …

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CPD team at the 6th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES VI)

  The 6th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES VI) has kicked off on Monday, 2 September in Colombo, Sri Lanka with the overarching theme ‘Towards a Stronger, Dynamic, and Inclusive South Asia.’ Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, CPD is leading the participating CPD team, comprised of Dr Rounaq Jahan, Distinguished Fellow; …

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Discussion with Development Partners: Transparency, Coordination, Enforcement major challenges as regards post- Rana Plaza Deliverables

Development partners exchanged views with CPD professionals on securing the promised deliverables in view of the Rana Plaza Tragedy. It transpired from their discussion that ensuring transparency in the various initiatives taken by major involved parties, improving the quality of coordination in implementation and enforcing compliance at enterprise level were …

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Professor Sobhan argues for redistributive justice in the global RMG value chain

  Professor Rehman Sobhan singled out the unjust global economic order and failure of local governance as the main reasons driving neglect of workers’ interest in the readymade garment sector of Bangladesh and called for the global society’s attention in establishing a more just global economic order. According to the …

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Professor Mustafizur Rahman speaks on Food Security in SAARC region

Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director, CPD, called for coordination of public food distribution systems and better regional connectivity to ensure food security in South Asia. He was addressing the South Asia Policy Dialogue on “Regional Cooperation for Strengthening National Food Security Strategies,” held in New Delhi, India on 13-14 August …

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Professor Rehman Sobhan speaks on WB report on poverty in Bangladesh

  Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, CPD; Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director, CPD and Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, CPD participates at a roundtable on the World Bank report “Bangladesh Poverty Assessment: Assessing a Decade of Progress in Reducing Poverty, 2000-2010,” organised by the Hunger Project-Bangladesh. Published on 21 July 2013 …

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Why non-profit collaboration for developing world – Debapriya Bhattacharya tells TIME

Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, CPD commented in a TIME magazine feature on the World Bank announcement on poverty in Bangladesh: “Debapriya Bhattacharya, a macroeconomist and policy analyst with the Dhaka-based Centre for Policy Dialogue, told TIME. “The major lesson that other developing nations should learn from Bangladesh is that the …

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The Brookings Institution interviews Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya

A Champion for Think Thanks in the Global South: Interview with Southern Voice’s Debapriya Bhattacharya Published on EDUCATION PLUS DEVELOPMENT; Blog Administered by the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. An interview of Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Chair, Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goal and Distinguished Fellow, CPD with Dr Xanthe Ackerman, …

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