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Bangladesh on the International Stage

Bangladesh has excelled itself into international spotlight as an impressive success story, endorsed by the global leaders and to be replicated for many nations striving for making progress. The country stands out as a strong voice for crucial issues such as climate change. On top of these, the country has been sheltering more than a million Rohingya for more than two years. This publication illustrates Bangladesh’s prominent role on the international stage in 2019, led by its prudent Premier, Sheikh Hasina.
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Bangladesh Progress and Development

Bangladesh continues to see remarkable progress in all major economic, social and human development indicators. This has been coupled with major infrastructural undertakings, massive digitation, initiatives to protect environment, build resilience to natural disaster and climate change. This publication looks at the state of progress and development in some key sectors as it stands at the end of 2018-19 fiscal year.
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Bangladesh Peace and Security

Bangladesh is going through a transitional period with high economic growth, fourth industrial revolution and Bangladesh is buzzing with the impact of these happenings. The prosperous journey is not without challenges and threats. Violent extremism and terrorism are among the primary threats to peace and security in the country. As a result of the ‘zero tolerance’ policy adopted by the current government, headed by HPM Sheikh Hasina since 2009, Bangladesh has seen commendable success in countering terrorism and violent extremism in the last decade. This publication portrays the multifaceted efforts of Bangladesh in ensuring peace and security of the country.
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Bangladesh Towards Universal Health Care

This publication reflects the commitments, policies, challenges and efforts for improving Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Over the last few years, Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in the health sector as a result of smart planning, thorough implementation, robust monitoring and evaluation of the latest health interventions. In the last decade, the government has played a key role in both policy development and policy implementation in the health and nutrition sector.
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Bangladesh: Environment and Climate Change

Bangladesh has placed confronting the challenge of climate change at the core of its development agenda through different policy initiatives. These initiatives, from climate change adaptation measures to ecosystem preservation legislation, mean that the current and the future generations of Bangladeshi are better prepared to address climate change risks and reverse the impacts of environmental degradation. This publication covers the achievements, key initiatives, progress in SDG goals and the major environmental challenges for the country.
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Digital Bangladesh for Service and Innovation

Bangladesh is well on track to become a technologically advanced nation by 2021. Driven by widespread digitization in the public and private sectors, the country has seen exponential growth in its internet connectivity, mobile phone usage, IT export earnings and the use of ICT in education and accessibility of public services. This publication maps the journey of ‘Digital Bangladesh’ since its inception, especially in terms of its impact in enabling the people.
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Bangladesh Towards Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education

The Government of Bangladesh has been implementing policies to increase access to education, improve quality and relevance of education, reduce inequality and leverage on knowledge and skills in science, technology and innovation. Quality of TVET and higher education has also improved due to various interventions in the past decade. The country is on its way to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education for all.

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Indomitable Bangladesh: Investing in Youth

Currently, around one-third of Bangladesh’s population are youth. The country is in a unique position to reap demographic dividend of this large young population. Government of Bangladesh and non-government sectors have been working together to put the right policies and investments in health, education and employment so that the youth can reach their full potential and can contribute in Bangladesh’s development.

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Bangladesh Towards Achieving Food Security 2009-2019

Bangladesh has drawn massive global attention in last decade for its outstanding success and numerous landmark accomplishments in increased agricultural production, attaining food self-sufficiency and ensuring sustainable food security. One of the biggest achievements of Bangladesh’s agriculture sector is its ability to secure food for its 160 million people. Under the umbrella of food security program; distribution of free food, food for work, food-friendly programs, open market sell, and test relief programs are being implemented by the government over the last decade. Moreover, digital technology based programs have been undertaken to improve monitoring and data management capacity of the Ministry of Food. This publication portrays the contribution and accomplishment of the government in achieving food self-sufficiency, and maps Bangladesh’s the journey towards ensuring food security for all.

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Gender Based Violence and Women’s Safety at Public Places

Centre for Research and Information (CRI) in collaboration with Center for Men and Masculinities Studies (CMMS) and UNDP Bangladesh, organized a workshop on Gender-Based Violence and Women’s Safety in Public Places. The workshop was designed to enhance basic understanding of gender and violence against women while developing campaign strategies and action plans for women’s safety at public places through a participatory process. Immediate outcome of the workshop suggests enhanced understanding and commitment of the participants to run a nationwide campaign to prevent sexual violence in public place.

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Poverty Reduction, Social Welfare and Inclusion: A Decade of Turning Policies into Action: (2009-2018)

Bangladesh has unquestionably been riding on a mounting trajectory of rapid development. Over the last one decade, the country, under the able and prudent leadership of Honorable Prime Minister (HPM) Sheikh Hasina, has been credited with a never-seen-before rise in economy, higher foreign investment, decrease in poverty and significant strides in human development. With 160 million people and a strong GDP growth rate of 7 percent or higher for a decade, Bangladesh has made laudable progress toward poverty reduction, social welfare, equity, justice and inclusion through successful policy interventions, defying the perception of ‘a test case for development’. This publication is an effort to document and portray a picture of the last one decade’s policy level changes devised and implemented by the government in its endeavor in poverty reduction, social welfare and to make Bangladesh an inclusive and just society.

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Bangladesh – The Role Model in Women’s Empowerment

Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in educating women and ensuring quality health care and social safety, economic and political empowerment and removing all the impediments to their empowerment. Budgetary support for women’s development has also been transformed in the last 10 years. This publication looks in to the Bangladesh government’s efforts to eliminate gender gap in all sectors and prevent all types of violence against women.

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Annual Report 2018

“CRI-Young Bangla Annual Report 2018” is the compilation of CRI’s yearlong events organized by CRI Young Bangla. It compromises of youth engagement programs, brief description and snippets of CRI flagship and occasional publications, the portrayal of CRI Young Bangla yearlong activities, collaborations and partnership with relevant organizations. The accomplishments of CRI Young Bangla in 2018 are represented through facts and figures in the report with a view to quantify its accomplishments. This annual report is a reflection of how CRI Young Bangla stays connected to its vision and mission. To learn more about the vibrant journey of CRI Young Bangla in 2018, please read the CRI Young Bangla Annual Report 2018.

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Rohingyas in Bangladesh – The Crisis in Numbers

Since 25 August 2017, when violence broke out in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, more than 725,000 Rohingyas seek refuge in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has been trying its best to accommodate this persecuted group. For this humanitarian role, the Government of Bangladesh, especially Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has won international praise and applause. This publication covers the steps taken for the safety and wellbeing of the displaced Rohingyas and the challenges ahead for their repatriation.

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কৃষি প্রবৃদ্ধিতে বাংলাদেশ মডেল

কৃষি খাত বাংলাদেশের অর্থনীতির প্রাণ। বাংলাদেশের অর্থনীতির চাকাকে বেগবান করতে কৃষি খাত গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ভূমিকা পালন করে। বাংলাদেশের মানুষের জন্য দীর্ঘস্থায়ী খাদ্য নিরাপত্তা নিশ্চিত করার পাশাপাশি লাভজনক, টেঁকসই ও পরিবেশ বান্ধব কৃষি ব্যবস্থা নিশ্চিত করতে সরকার কৃষি খাতের ওপর বিশেষ গুরুত্ব আরোপ করে এসেছে। জনসংখ্যা বৃদ্ধির ফলে চাষযোগ্য জমির পরিমাণ ক্রমান্বয়ে হ্রাস পাওয়া সত্ত্বেও কৃষি ব্যবস্থা ৪ দশমিক ১৯ শতাংশ হারে সম্প্রসারিত হয়েছে। কৃষি খাতের টেঁকসই প্রবৃদ্ধির লক্ষ্যে সরকার প্রযুক্তি ভিত্তিক কৃষি সম্প্রসারণ, ফসল বৈচিত্র্য করণ, মৌসুমি ও মৌসুম বহির্ভূত ফসল এর উৎপাদন বৃদ্ধি ইত্যাদি কর্মকাণ্ড চলমান রয়েছে। লবণ সহিষ্ণু বীজ, উচ্চ ফলনশীল ধান ও পাটের জাত উন্নয়ন, কৃষি ভর্তুকি ও কৃষি ঋণ প্রদান, সেঁচের জন্য নিরবচ্ছিন্ন বিদ্যুৎ সরবরাহসহ বিভিন্ন সুবিধা প্রদান কৃষি ভিত্তিক শিল্প বিকাশে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ভূমিকা রেখেছে। এছাড়া সরকার টেঁকসই উন্নয়ন লক্ষ্যমাত্রার সাথে প্রাসঙ্গিক কৃষি ও খাদ্য নিরাপত্তা নীতি ও কর্মপরিকল্পনা প্রণয়ন করেছে ও বাস্তবায়ন করে যাচ্ছে। এই প্রকাশনায় কীভাবে বাংলাদেশ খাদ্যে স্বয়ংসম্পূর্ণতা অর্জন করেছে এবং কীভাবে কৃষি খাত গত এক দশকে বাংলাদেশ এর অর্থনৈতিক অগ্রগতিতে ভূমিকা রেখেছে তার চিত্র তুলে ধরা হয়েছে।

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The Bangladesh Model in Agriculture Growth

Agriculture sector is the lifeline of Bangladesh economy. It plays an instrumental role in fast-tracking the economic growth of Bangladesh. The sector has remained priority to the Awami League led government to ensure a profitable, sustainable and environment-friendly agricultural system and also crucial for long-term food security for the people of Bangladesh. The agriculture sector expanded at a rate of 4.19 per cent confronting the odds like reduction of cultivable land due to population density. The sectoral share of the agriculture sector stood at 14.23 per cent. This publication is an effort to document the contribution and accomplishment of the government in achieving food self-sufficiency and making the agriculture sector a contributing factor for the constant economic growth.
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প্রবৃদ্ধির জন্য অবকাঠামো

দেশের ভবিষ্যৎ রূপান্তরে এবং জাতীয় উন্নয়নে নতুন পথে অগ্রসর হওয়ার লক্ষ্যে বেশ কিছু বৃহৎ প্রকল্প চিহ্নিত করেছে সরকার। পদ্মা বহুমুখী সেতু থেকে শুরু করে দেশের প্রথম পারমাণবিক বিদ্যুৎকেন্দ্র, সেই সাথে গভীর সমুদ্রবন্দর এমনই কিছু স্বপ্নের প্রকল্পে অর্জিত হয়েছে উল্লেখযোগ্য অগ্রগতি। এর ফলে দীর্ঘদিনের বঞ্চিত নানা অঞ্চলে জীবনমানের পরিবর্তন হচ্ছে, দ্রুত গড়ে উঠছে ব্যবসা-বাণিজ্যের সুযোগসুবিধা, কর্মসংস্থানের সুযোগ, আর বাড়ছে আন্তর্জাতিক বিনিয়োগের প্রবাহ যা জাতীয় প্রবৃদ্ধিতে আরও উদ্দীপনার সঞ্চার করছে। এ সম্পর্কে বিস্তারিত জানতে সিআরআই এর প্রকাশনাটি পড়ুন।
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বাংলাদেশের ডিজিটাল ভবিষ্যৎ বিনির্মাণ

গত এক দশকে সরকারের ‘ডিজিটাল বাংলাদেশ’ ধারণাটি বাস্তবে রূপান্তরিত হয়েছে। এসময়ে প্রযুক্তিগত উন্নয়ন বাংলাদেশের সার্বিক অগ্রযাত্রাকে তরান্বিত করেছে। সরকারি ও বেসরকারি খাতের ব্যাপক আধুনিকায়ন, স্বয়ংক্রিয় ব্যবস্থা চালু করা, ইন্টারনেট সংযোগ, মোবাইল ফোন ব্যবহার, আইটি পণ্য রপ্তানি, আইটি শিক্ষা ও প্রশিক্ষণ -এসব বাংলাদেশের উন্নয়নের ধারাকে নিয়ে গেছে অন্য উচ্চতায়। এই প্রকাশনায় ডিজিটাল বাংলাদেশের গত এক দশকের যাত্রার ওপর আলোকপাত করা হয়েছে, বিশেষকরে ডিজিটাল বাংলাদেশ কীভাবে মানুষের ক্ষমতায়ন ও ভাগ্য উন্নয়নে সহায়তা করেছে তার চিত্র ফুটে উঠেছে।
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নারীর ক্ষমতায়ন নেতৃত্বে বাংলাদেশ

সকল আর্থ-সামাজিক ও রাজনৈতিক কর্মকাণ্ডে নারীর অংশগ্রহণ নিশ্চিত করার মাধ্যমে সর্বক্ষেত্রে নারী-পুরুষ সমতা প্রতিষ্ঠা করার পথে রয়েছে বাংলাদেশ। গত এক দশকে শিশুমৃত্যু ও মাতৃমৃত্যু হার কমানো, দারিদ্র্য দূরীকরণ, নারী উদ্যোক্তা ও কর্মজীবীর সংখ্যা বাড়ানো, নারীর সামাজিক নিরাপত্তা এবং নারী শিক্ষা ও স্বাস্থ্য খাতে বাংলাদেশ দৃষ্টান্ত স্থাপন করেছে। এর ধারাবাহিকতায় ২০৩০ সালের আগেই নারী-পুরুষ সমতা অর্থাৎ টেকসই উন্নয়ন লক্ষ্যমাত্রা ৪ অর্জন করা সম্ভব হবে বলে আশা করা যাচ্ছে। বাংলাদেশে নারীর ক্ষমতায়ন সম্পর্কিত বিস্তারিত তথ্য তুলে ধরা হয়েছে এই প্রকাশনায়।
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বাংলাদেশ – শান্তি ও নিরাপত্তা

জঙ্গিবাদ ও চরমপন্থা মোকাবেলা করে শান্তি ও নিরাপত্তা নিশ্চিত করতে বাংলাদেশের দায়বদ্ধতা সাম্প্রতিক বছরগুলোতে দেশে-বিদেশে ব্যাপক প্রশংসা পেয়েছে। আন্তর্জাতিক সম্প্রদায়ের দায়িত্ববান ও সক্রিয় সদস্য হিসেবে বাংলাদেশ প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনার দৃঢ় নেতৃত্ব ও শূন্য-সহনশীলতা নীতির উপর ভর করে জঙ্গি ও সহিংস চরমপন্থীদের বিরুদ্ধে লড়াই চালিয়ে যাচ্ছে। ধর্মভিত্তিক শিক্ষা, সচেতনতামূলক কর্মসূচি, চরমপন্থীদের হুমকির মুখে থাকা মানুষদের মূলধারায় নিয়ে আসা ইত্যাদি নতুন নতুন কৌশল অবলম্বন করা হচ্ছে। এ বিষয়ে বিস্তারিত জানতে পড়ুন
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Bangladesh: The Next Economic Tiger

Bangladesh, under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has transformed from a low income least developed one to a lower-middle income and a developing nation. The country despite all odds, remained resilient and continued with immense efforts towards economic growth trajectory. Significant economic uplift of the people from the capital to the grassroots was possible due to various pragmatic steps taken by the present government.
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সবার জন্য মানসম্মত শিক্ষার বাংলাদেশ

বিগত এক দশকে বাংলাদেশের শিক্ষা খাত অনেকদূর এগিয়ে গেছে। নানামূখী উদ্যোগের মাধ্যমে মাদ্রাসা শিক্ষা , কারিগরি এবং বৃত্তিমূলক শিক্ষা ও প্রশিক্ষণের মান বাড়ানো হয়েছে। এই সময়কালে শিক্ষা খাতে বরাদ্দের পরিমাণ অনেক বৃদ্ধি পেয়েছে। এই প্রকাশনাটিতে শিক্ষা খাতে বাংলাদেশের সাম্প্রতিক সাফল্য এবং অর্জনের চিত্র তুলে ধরা হয়েছে।
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উন্নত স্বাস্থ্যসেবার পথে বাংলাদেশ

২০০৯ সাল থেকে বর্তমান সরকারের শাসনামলে চিকিৎসাক্ষেত্রে অভূতপুর্ব সাফল্য দেখিয়েছে বাংলাদেশ। শত বাধা ও সংকট থাকা সত্ত্বেও আধুনিক নীতিমালা, পরিকল্পনা, স্বাস্থ্যনীতির বাস্তবায়ন, পুষ্টি ও সুস্বাস্থ্যের অধিকার নিশ্চিত করা ইত্যাদি ক্ষেত্রে সাফল্য বাংলাদেশকে আন্তর্জাতিক অঙ্গনে মর্যাদার আসনে বসিয়েছে। এমডিজির সাফল্যকে এসডিজিতে রূপান্তর করতে কাজ করে যাচ্ছে দেশটি।
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আন্তর্জাতিক অঙ্গনে বাংলাদেশ ২০০৯-২০১৮

প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনার বলিষ্ঠ দৃষ্টিভঙ্গি এবং নেতৃত্বের ফলে আন্তর্জাতিক পরিমণ্ডলে বাংলাদেশ আজ আলোচিত এবং প্রশংসিত এক নাম। বিগত এক দশকে বৈশ্বিক উন্নয়ন লক্ষ্যমাত্রা অর্জনে বিরল দৃষ্টান্ত স্থাপন করার পাশাপাশি জলবায়ু পরিবর্তনের প্রভাব মোকাবেলা থেকে শুরু করে দশ লক্ষাধিক রোহিঙ্গা শরণার্থীকে আশ্রয় দিয়ে বাংলাদেশ বিশ্ব মানচিত্রে উচ্চ আসন লাভ করেছে। গত এক দশকে আন্তর্জাতিক পরিমণ্ডলে বাংলাদেশের সাফল্য এবং অর্জন সম্পর্কে বিস্তারিত জানতে এই প্রকাশনাটি পড়ে দেখতে পারেন।
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বাংলাদেশের-উন্নয়নের-এক-দশক-২০০৯-২০১৮

গত দশ বছরে অর্থনৈতিক, সামাজিক ও মানব উন্নয়নের প্রতিটি সূচকে অভাবনীয় উন্নতি করেছে বাংলাদেশ। অবকাঠামোগত উন্নয়ন, প্রতিটি খাতের ডিজিটাইজেশন, পরিবেশ রক্ষার সর্বাত্মক চেষ্টা, জলবায়ু পরিবর্তন ও প্রাকৃতিক দুর্যোগ মোকাবেলার জন্য সর্বদা প্রস্তুত থাকা আর মানুষের জন্য খাদ্য নিরাপত্তা নিশ্চিত করার মাধ্যমে এই উন্নতি দ্বিগুণ করা সম্ভব হয়েছে। বাংলাদেশের উন্নয়ন সম্পর্কিত বিস্তারিত তথ্য জানতে হলে এই প্রকাশনাটি পড়ে দেখতে পারেন।
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Bangladesh Leading in Women’s Empowerment

This publication looks in to the Bangladesh government’s efforts to ensure women’s development through participation in socioeconomic activities and remove various impediments to their empowerment. In the last decade, the country has improved gender parity across all sectors by ensuring greater participation in socio-economic and political activities. The country is now regarded as an example for the empowerment of women in the world.
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A Decade of Development Bangladesh 2009-18

In the last ten years, Bangladesh has seen remarkable progress in almost all major economic, social and human development indicators. This has been coupled with major infrastructural undertakings, massive digitization, efforts to protect the environment, build resilience to natural disasters and climate change and ensure food security for the people. In this publication, we look at these successes. We look back at the progress made between 2009 and 2018, the ‘Decade of Development’.
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Social Security in Bangladesh

The current government has succeeded in creating an umbrella of safety net that has to a large extentsolved the problem of extreme poverty and vulnerability of a section of the population. In the last decade, allocations for social security has been increasing along with rise of the number of beneficiaries. About 6.7 million people received different kinds of allowance during the fiscal year 2017-18. This publication explores government’s safety net programmes that have contributed in the attainment of the long-term vision for inclusive growth.
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Bangladesh Peace and Security

In The recent years Bangladesh’s commitment to combating extremism and terrorism has received glowing appraisal at both home and abroad. The country has ceased being a safe haven for national and transnational terrorists. Meanwhile, Bangladesh has also joined in the global efforts to maintain peace and security in the conflict-ridden parts of the world through being one of the highest contributors of troops to various United Nations Peacekeeping missions.
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Bangladesh Towards Better Healthcare

The Government of Bangladesh played a key role in policy and strategy development and implementation of health and nutrition interventions during the last decade. Bangladesh’s health and nutrition success was achieved in spite of an array of challenges. Bangladesh’s healthcare system has also successfully addressed the first generation of poverty-linked infections, and nutrition and maternity related diseases.
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Bangladesh: Quality Education for All

In the last decade, Bangladesh has taken great strides in terms of human development particularly in the education sector. The government has expanded access and opportunities at the primary, secondary and tertiary level of education during this period. The country now boasts of one of the largest education system in the world catering to over 35 million students. Formative changes have taken place in the sector during the successive tenures of Awami League government.
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Bangladesh on the International Stage

From sheltering over a million forcibly displaced Rohingyas to playing a key role in the global fight against terrorism and violent extremism, Bangladesh has played a key role on the international stage in the last decade. This publication looks at Bangladesh’s landmark diplomatic breakthroughs, role on the international stage and accolades as an active member of the international community from the last ten years.
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Leading in women Empowerment-Bangla Version

Bangladesh has successfully promoted women in socioeconomic and political spheres and reduced gender gap under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The World Economic Forum, in their latest report, ranked Bangladesh first in gender equality among all the South-Asian nations. This publication written in Bengali looks in to her government’s efforts to ensure women’s development through participation in socioeconomic activities and remove various impediments to their empowerment.
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Bangladesh: Peace and Security

In The recent years Bangladesh’s commitment to combating extremism and terrorism has received glowing appraisal at both home and abroad. The country has ceased being a safe haven for national and transnational terrorists. Meanwhile, Bangladesh has also joined in the global efforts to maintain peace and security in the conflict-ridden parts of the world through being one of the highest contributors of troops to various United Nations Peacekeeping missions.
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Rohingyas in Bangladesh: The Crisis In Numbers

Bangladesh is now a host to one of the largest groups of displaced people in the world – the Rohingyas. While the Rohingyas have traditionally sought refuge in Bangladesh whenever they have encountered persecution in Myanmar, since August 2017, that number has exploded. In the last 9 months, 692,984 Rohingyas have taken refuge in the costal district of Cox’s Bazaar. This publication covers the steps taken for the safety and wellbeing of the displaced Rohingyas and the challenges ahead for their repatriation.
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Building Bangladesh’s Digital Future

Bangladesh witnessed a strong surge of growth in most of the development indices-spanning from the economy to human and social development during the last nine years. Every year now sees new records in remittance earnings, foreign exchange reserves, export earnings and foreign direct investment. This publication covers some of the key achievements of the ICT sector and the steps being taken by the government for continued growth.
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Power and Infrastructure

Bangladesh earmarked on a host of mega infrastructural projects to transform the future of the country and to change the course of national progress. To this end, a good number of projects have been put under the Fast-Track scheme, resulting in full swing progress being accomplished. This publication covers the major initiatives and flagship projects under the power and transport sector along with the greatest successes and challenges.
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Social Security in Bangladesh

This publication explores government’s safety net policy and programs that have to a large extent solved the problem of poverty and vulnerability of a section of the population. In the last 8 years, allocation for social protection, both in terms of coverage and amount, has been increased manifold by the government. Government is planning to bring 10 million people under various life-cycle based programs in FY 18-19. The future of safety net looks brighter than ever before.
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Leading in Women Empowerment

Bangladesh has achieved remarkable success in empowering women under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina; the country is regarded as an example for the empowerment of women in the world. This publication looks in to her government’s efforts to ensure women’s development through participation in socioeconomic activities and remove various impediments to their empowerment.
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Bangladesh Youth Development

This publication explores the policy measures, plans, programmes and successes of the government targeting general and specific needs and development challenges of the large youth force of the nation. It focuses on some of the core areas like Education and Skill, Science and Technology, Sports and Culture and looks at the initiatives taken by the government in last few years.
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Bangladesh in 2016-17 Progress and Development

This publications looks at the state of progress and development in some of key sectors of Bangladesh as it stands at the end of the 2016-17 financial year.
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Bangladesh Inclusive and Quality Education

Bangladesh has witnessed tremendous progress over the past decade in all forms of education, particularly in girls’ education. This publication looks at the efforts and successes. In this publication, we look at the initiatives and major achievements for ensuring inclusive and quality education for all.
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Bangladesh Peace and Security

This publications looks at the state of progress and development in some of key sectors of Bangladesh as it stands at the end of the 2016-17 financial year.
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Bangladesh Leading in Women Empowerment

The Bangladesh government, considers women’s engagement in political and economic activities as one of the main drivers of transformation.This publication covers the Bangladesh’s progress in women empowerment across the years and the initiatives taken by the government in this sector.
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Bangladesh Health Progress

Bangladesh has witnessed drastic improvements in its health and nutrition scenario since its independence in 1971. This publication highlights the key successes and the policy and strategy development and implementation of health and nutrition interventions taken by the government.
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Bangladesh Development Journey | A Comparative Update

The publication looks at the development progress of Bangladesh from 2009 to 2016 and gives a comparative analysis of the development works during 2001-2006.
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Sheikh Russell Digital Lab (SRDL) Report

SRDL Report
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Bangladesh’s Digital Revolution

This publication looks at the journey of ‘Digital Bangladesh’ till date, especially in terms of its impact in enabling the people to empower themselves and turn around their fates.
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Bangladesh – A Vibrant Economy

This publication covers Bangladesh’s successes and continued development in the path of economic prosperity in the 2016-17 financial year. It also covers investment prospects of the country as well as the potential to be a central connectivity hub in South Asia.The publication was prepared targeting the Honorable Prime Minister’s visit to India in April 2017
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India-Bangladesh Relations

This publication appearance at some of the numerous developments in Bangladesh-India relations, which have helped to remodel the bilateral ties underneath the successive Awami League governments led by its leader Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, particularly within the last eight years, from that of neighbors to close partners.
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Bangladesh on the International Stage 2016

A look at Bangladesh’s successes and high points on the international stage in 2016. Focus of the publication is on landmark diplomacy, high-level visits and events, active international profile, awards and recognition from the previous year.
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Bangladesh Security Bulletin Issue 1

A useful compilation of Bangladesh’s security updates from September to December 2016. This is a regular quarterly initiative of CRI to highlighting especially the country’s fight against terrorism, violent extremism and extremism.
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Water Resource and Climate Change

This publication covers the Bangladesh’s major successes in climate and water management, the national strategies and activities for water resource management and climate change as well as the emerging challenges ahead.
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Water and Sanitation

Sanitation coverage has an important role in Bangladesh’s track record of success in health and development. There is a long history of coordinated, committed action from government, civil society, local government, and citizens themselves.
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Bangladesh, Promoting Safe Migration

This publication focuses on present governing process and policies of current government for safe, orderly and regular migration.

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Education for All

This publication looks at the recent and efforts and successes in Bangladesh’s quest to ensure education for all.

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Bangladesh: Countering Terrorism and Preventing Violent Extremism

This publication looks at the recent efforts and successes that Bangladesh has witnessed in countering and preventing terrorism and violent extremism.

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Bangladesh: An Economic Tiger

This publication looks at how Bangladesh has continued in its path of economic prosperity in the 2015-16 financial year.

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Joy Bangla Of Youth

This publication seeks to give an overview about Young Bangla’s works and achievements and to portray the power and spirit of country’s change-makers. Focus is laid out on the untold tales of struggles and successes of our Joy Bangla Youth Award winners and their promises towards uplifting the future of the country.

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Bangladesh in 2015: Progress and Development

This publication, the second of its kind from the Centre for Research and Information (CRI), looks at the principal developments which have taken place in Bangladesh in 2015, signifying its progress and march ahead in economic, social and human development indicators.

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Bangladesh on The International Stage 2015

A look at Bangladesh’s successes and high points on the international stage in 2015. Focus of the publication is on landmark diplomacy, high profile events, active international profile, awards and recognition from the previous year.

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Bangladesh Combating Terrorism Ensuring Peace

In this report, we will be looking at the commitment and results demonstrated by the current government in Bangladesh in terms of playing a crucial role in maintaining peace and security in the world and being at the forefront of the fight against terrorism and violent extremism.

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Bangladesh Education for All

Since coming to power in 2009, the Awami League government in Bangladesh led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina earmarked education as a priority sector to fulfill its visions to transform the country into a knowledge based one. As a result,
Bangladesh has witnessed tremendous progress over the last six years or so in all forms of education, in particular girls’ education. The country has already received several awards and recognition from various international and national quarters for the successes in this regard. In this publication, we look at what has been done for education over the last six years under the incumbent government and the outcomes such initiatives has achieved.

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Bangladesh Empowering Women

Since assuming office in 2009, the Awami League government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has initiated various programmes and projects for the development of women. Women’s development and empowerment form a crucial aspect of the government’s overall vision. The Sixth Five Year Plan (2011-2015) of the Bangladesh government, considers women’s engagement in political and economic activities as a cross-cutting issue and one of the main drivers of transformation.
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Facing the MDG Challenge-The Bangladesh Story

Since 2009, under the Awami League government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh has achieved enviable progress in achieving the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Bangladesh on the International Stage in 2014

This special publication looks at Bangladesh’s successes on the international stage designed and implemented by the government.

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Number of pages: 24
Publication date: December 31, 2014
Languages: English


Bangladesh in 2014: Progress and Development

In the year 2014 Bangladesh has demonstrated impressive progress in terms of national economic growth, poverty reduction, and coherent development in almost every areas. This publication is an endeavor to portray where Bangladesh stands today and to make acquainted people with the positive Bangladesh.
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Number of pages: 18
Publication date: December 31, 2014
Languages: English




Bangladesh Development Updates on Inclusive & Sustainable Development

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Number of pages: 20
Publication date: October, 2014
Languages: English



Bangladesh Development Updates on MDG Achievements

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Number of pages: 08
Publication date: October, 2014
Languages: English



Bangladesh Development Updates on Autism Awareness

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Number of pages: 08
Publication date: October, 2014
Languages: English


Bangladesh Economy: Strong Promise of Growth & Resilience

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Number of pages: 8
Publication date: October, 2014
Languages: English


Strategic Trade Partnership With Europe

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Number of pages: 8
Publication date: October, 2014
Languages: English



Growth, Power & Green Energy

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Number of pages: 8
Publication date: October, 2014
Languages: English



Commitment to Peace and Security

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Number of pages: 8
Publication date: October, 2014
Languages: English



Building Digital Bangladesh

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Number of pages: 8
Publication date: October, 2014
Languages: English


7th March and Bangabandhu

This special e-publication has been articulated to present the 33 selected paintings from amongst the hundred young painters, who participated in the program of CRI and Bangabandhu Memorial Trust on March 7, 2014.
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Number of pages: 34
Publication date: May 15, 2014
Languages: English-Bangla


Bangla in the age of Info-Tech Revolution

The young generation has made possible a new era of information – technology for the Bangla language. A large part of their innovations are designed in Bangla language and for the Bangla language. Therefore, our e-publication, ‘Akash Jale Bhasha Projukti (Mother Language and Info-Tech)’ has been articulated to address these initiatives before the nation with a view to accelerating the dream for Digital Bangladesh.
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Number of pages: 38
Publication date: April 14, 2014
Languages: English-Bangla