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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 initiative to improve food security in South Asia as embedded …

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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 developed countries (LDCs). In this backdrop, the paper undertakes an …

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Press reports and Editorials on State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2014

CPD-IRBD (Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development) study on “State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2014 (Third Reading)” presented during a media briefing at BRAC Centre Inn on Sunday, 1 June 2014. Press reports [pdf ~4.92 MB] and Editorials [pdf ~462 KB] published between 1-3 June 2014.   Published in The Financial Express CPD questions BBSs …

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Professor Mustafizur Rahman on food inflation

Published in Banik Barta on Friday, 25 April 2014. চালের দাম বাড়ায় আরো নাজুক হতদরিদ্ররা  সাইদ শাহীন অঞ্চলভেদে এক মাসের ব্যবধানে চালের দাম বেড়েছে কেজিতে ৪-৭ টাকা। এর সরাসরি প্রভাব পড়ছে দরিদ্র ও হতদরিদ্র পরিবারগুলোর জীবনমানে। বাড়তি দামের সঙ্গে কুলিয়ে উঠতে না পেরে বাধ্য হয়ে চালের ভোগ কমিয়ে দিচ্ছে এসব …

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CPD 2008 IRBD study on food consumption and inflation cited in academic journal

Cited as Lekhe, F., Islam, L., Islam, S.Z., Akter, A., 2014. “Giffen Behavior for Rice Consumption in Rural Bangladesh“. International Journal of Applied Economics, 11(1), 48-59. Abstract: Rice is the staple food in Bangladesh. Thus, the price of rice is an important economic factor in Bangladesh especially for poor people. In Bangladesh, during …

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Bali Outcome: Implications for Bangladesh

Dr Fahmida Khatun, CPD Research Director, writes on the outcomes of the recently concluded WTO Ministerial Conference held in Bali, Indonesia, particularly in light of the newly announced ‘Bali Package’ for the LDCs, published in The Daily Star on Tuesday, 10 December 2013.   Bali outcome: implications for Bangladesh Fahmida Khatun …

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