/Tag:South Asia

Restructure production, export processes to improve transboundary trade in South Asia: Rehman Sobhan

Published in Dhaka Tribune on Sunday, 18 February 2018 ‘Restructuring production, export processes indispensable to bolstering transboundary trade in South Asia’ Prof Rehman Sobhan, fourth from left, at a session of the 3rd Sanem Annual Economists’ Conference-2018 at Brac Centre Inn [...]

2018-02-18T16:00:17+00:00 February 18th, 2018|CPD in the Media, Mustafizur Rahman, Rehman Sobhan|

10th South Asia Economic Summit held in Nepal

The tenth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES X) was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 14-16 November 2017 with the theme “Deepening Economic Integration for Inclusive and Sustainable Development in South Asia.” The three-day Summit focused on various topics and issues [...]

2017-11-16T17:26:00+00:00 November 16th, 2017|CPD Professional’s Engagement, Featured Post|

Challenging Injustice in South Asia

This publication is inspired by a more detailed study to address the structural sources of injustice which drive poverty in South Asia, and to provide suggestions on how to correct these injustices through democratisation of opportunities for the excluded segments of society.

2018-02-18T11:27:50+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Books, e-Library, Featured Post, Poverty, Inequality and Social Justice|

Bangladesh has scopes for policy improvement to realise high growth target: Mustafizur Rahman

Speakers at a discussion meeting on Monday stressed the need for boosting export of value-added agro-based products aiming to widen the country's export volume.

2017-10-31T19:18:29+00:00 October 31st, 2017|CPD in the Media, Mustafizur Rahman|

The South Asia Communications Forum: addressing some of the biggest challenges for communicators in South Asia

A group of communicators from South Asian think-tanks have a forum called the South Asia Communications Forum. They have identified some major challenges faced by the communicators and relevant solutions in their recent article titled “The South Asia Communications Forum: [...]

2017-10-24T10:42:16+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Featured Post|

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 [...]

South Asia ready for FDI promotion

Author: Khondaker Golam Moazzem The article titled “South Asia ready for FDI promotion” was published in the second issue of the twelfth volume of the Trade Insight (p. 24-26) by South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE). The author observed that [...]

The case for stronger ties in South Asia – Nahela Nowshin

by Nahela Nowshin, Publication Associate, CPD The historic adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the 193 UN Member States has led governments to commit to implement national action plans geared towards fighting poverty, combating climate change, promoting inclusive [...]

2018-02-18T18:21:58+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Nahela Nowshin, Op-eds and Interviews, Trade Blog|

Regional Integration in South Asia: Essays in Honour of Dr. M. Rahmatullah

There is a general consensus among policymakers, academicians and development practitioners that transport connectivity lies at the heart of deepening regional cooperation and integration in South Asia. It is being increasingly recognised now that development of production networks and value [...]

2016-10-27T15:23:47+00:00 October 27th, 2016|International Publications, Mustafizur Rahman, Non-CPD Publication|

Reimagining South Asia in 2030 – Professor Rehman Sobhan

Published in The Daily Star on Tuesday, 18 October 2016  Reimagining South Asia in 2030 Rehman Sobhan The future of South Asia, as a community does not look too promising in the wake of the postponement of the SAARC summit. As a [...]

2016-10-18T16:57:27+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Op-eds and Interviews, Rehman Sobhan|

South Asian Approach to Sustainable Development Goals

Authors: Debapriya Bhattacharya and Umme Shefa Rezbana Editor: Hari Uprety The article titled “South Asian Approach to Sustainable Development Goals” was published as the cover feature in the first issue of the twelfth volume of the Trade Insight by South Asia [...]