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CPD Recommends Rationalised NSD Interest Rate, Fuel Price and Exchange Rate

Download: Presentation | Paper Bangladesh government needs to focus on lowering the interest rate of National Savings Bond (NSD) and adjustment of fuel price and exchange rate to sustain the economic growth for FY2016-17. Three reforms are vital as well- banking sector, local government management and public investment towards economic sustainability. …

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Debapriya Bhattacharya Delivers Seven Lectures on the SDGs

Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and Convenor, Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh delivered seven lectures on Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during November-December 2016 in Bangladesh. His lectures addressed specific constituencies, including high-level government officials, private sector leaders, members of university faculty, …

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Improve Budgetary Allocations for Quality Education

Bangladesh has no alternative to improve the quality of education to realise the Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In view of this, increased budgetary allocations and effective recourse mobilisation are essential. These observations emerged from the sharing meeting titled Reaching Education 2030: 7th Five Year Plan and …

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CPD Team Participated at the Regional Think Tank Initiative Meeting

A three-member CPD team participated at the Think Tank Initiative’s (TTI) Regional Meeting on 14-15 December 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. The assembly of South Asian think tanks was organised jointly by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Pakistan and International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.

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Bangladesh needs Momentum to be Graduated from LDC Category by 2024

The smooth graduation, with sustainable impact, from the category of the Least Developed Country (LDCs) for Bangladesh will critically hinge upon a productive momentum of economic growth. Three key determinants are vital for this smooth transition which are accelerated transformation of rural economies, proactive sector-specific industrial policies and realising science, …

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Analysing Results Frameworks: What is Missing? – Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharya

Originally posted in effectivecooperation.org on 11 November, 2016 Analysing Results Frameworks: What is Missing? By Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharya Chair, Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals and Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue   The joint OECD-UNDP report, “Making Development Co-operation More Effective: 2016 Progress Report” contains a number of encouraging …

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Dr Debapriya Stresses on Internalising SDGs with National Budgets

Bangladesh needs to internailse the ambitious goals and targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with national planning process and allocate necessary budgets accordingly in national budgets. Availing adequate funds will be a major challenge, and therefore, the country needs effective resource mobilisation and active monitoring mechanism to achieve SDGs, …

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CPD – RMG Study Prepared a Comprehensive Database of Export-oriented RMG Enterprises

CPD-RMG Study has gathered major databases related to export-oriented RMG enterprises from different public and private institutions and prepared a comprehensive database. This database is referred to as ‘Master Dataset’ which will provide the idea of ‘population universe’ of the RMG sector of Bangladesh. The dataset has been presented in …

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