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CPD Delegation at the International Seminar on Trade and Employment Challenges, New Delhi


Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), and Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Additional Research Director, CPD, addressed the second day of the International Seminar on “Trade and Employment Challenges: Insights for South Asia” on 17 December 2015 in New Delhi. The seminar was jointly organised by the Research …

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TTI’s South Asian Regional Meeting


South Asian think tanks share successes, challenges at regional meet   CPD Senior Researchers convened at the Think Tank Initiative (TTI) 5th Annual South Asian Regional Meeting during 18-20 November 2015 in Sohna, India. Around 100 representatives from 14 think tanks in the South Asian region, based out of India, …

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Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem on regional connectivity

while presenting keynote at a seminar on “Regional Connectivity: Opportunities and Challenges for Bangladesh,” organised by DCCI on Saturday, 17 October 2015. View more news reports on the event Published in The Daily Star India to play vital role to boost regional connectivity: Quader Star Business Report Successful implementation of …

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Non-Tariff Barriers impeding IORA intra-regional trade

Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) applied by Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) countries are one of the main setbacks for enhancing intra-regional trade, noted CPD Additional Research Director Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem. He was addressing a session on “Regional Economic Cooperation in Trade and Investment in IORA” at the international conference titled “India …

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CPD Delegation at 7th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES VII)

    Under the theme ‘Towards South Asian Economic Union,’ the 7th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES VII) has kicked off on 5 November 2014 in New Delhi. Launched in 2008, the SAES is the premier regional platform for dialogue and debate on socio-economic issues facing South Asia. Each year, the Summit …

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India-Bangladesh connectivity for better trade, enhanced economy

Bangladesh-India trade relationship can be better handled through market-based approach, keeping in mind changing perspectives, demand of new generations and ethnic, linguistic and cultural commonalities on both sides. Both countries need to narrow down the differences in the priorities of the debated issues to achieve a win-win solution, noted Dr …

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Seminar on BCIM Economic Corridor

Ahead of the Bangladesh China India Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor meeting in Dhaka in November, a review seminar on the BCIM Intergovernmental process explored key areas of study on Tuesday, 16 September 2014.   The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and Bangladesh Institute of International Strategies and Studies (BIISS) are …

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Policy Essays: Enhancing Productivity in Bangladesh’s Garment Sector

Reposted from the DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) website, published on 16 September 2014. In early 2014, The DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) and the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) brought together key academics and policymakers in a policy dialogue held in Dhaka to explore the “challenges of economic transformation …

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CPD Senior Researchers on Japanese investment offers for Bangladesh

Op-Eds সুযোগকে সতর্কতার সঙ্গে কাজে লাগাতে হবে Professor Mustafizur Rahman writes about taking advantage of the Japanese investment offers, published in Prothom Alo on Tuesday, 9 September 2014. বাংলাদেশে বিদেশি বিনিয়োগ আকর্ষণ Dr Fahmida Khatun summarises Bangladesh’s potentials and drawbacks for drawing FDI, published in The Daily Ittefaq on Tuesday, …

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Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem on the jute industry, packaging and export


Roundtable on “Policy and Planning for Development of Jute and Jute Industries,” organised by Jute Protection Committee and ActionAid on Monday, 18 August 2014. Published in Dhaka Tribune on Tuesday, 19 August 2014. Jute Packaging Act still at low threshold Rafe Sadnan Adel More subsidiaries are needed to mobilise the sector as …

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Inclusive Business in Bangladesh needs awareness and policy support

The promotion of the ‘inclusive business’ initiatives needs a well-defined conceptual framework to identify scope of work, a well-thought campaign strategy to raise awareness among the key stakeholders particularly the corporate sector and inclusion of support measures in the existing policy structures, said Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem. As the keynote …

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CPD Dialogue held as Bali WTO Ministerial side event

  Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) organised a dialogue on “Integrating Trade Issues in Post-2015 International Development Framework: Ongoing Debates and Potential Opportunities,” on the side lines of the Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference (WTO MC9) on Thursday, 5 December 2013. The dialogue was organised as part of the Bali Trade …

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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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