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Child Marriage in South Asia
Center for Food Safety, 2013
Child marriage is a human rights crisis occurring on an alarming scale in South Asia. South Asia accounts for almost half of all child marriages that occur globally. Child marriage does not constitute a single rights violation; rather...
The Other Asian Enigma: Explaining the Rapid Reduction of Undernutrition in Bangladesh
D.D. Headey / International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
South Asia has long been synonymous with persistent and unusually high rates of child undernutrition — the so - called Asian enigma . Yet contrary to this stereotype , Bangladesh has manage d to sustain a rapid reduction in the ...
Climate change, food security and trade linkages in South Asia
R.K. Jha; N.K. Singh 2013
This briefing paper examines the linkages between climate change, food security and trade in South Asia. The paper clarifies that the South Asian region is particularly vulnerable to climate change owing to overly utilisation o...
Opportunities and challenges in rice seeds trade between India and Bangladesh
N. Jain 2013
This paper focuses on understanding the potential benefits which rice seeds trade between India and Bangladesh can bring in order to address challenges of availability and accessibility of quality rice seeds by increasing the supply i...
Temporal Change Detection (2001-2008) Study of Sundarban
S. Hazra; A. Mukhopadhyay; A. Akhand; K. Samanta / Jadavpur University, India, 2010
This focuses on the Sunderban region and works to identify, map and classify vulnerable islands using satellite imageries/data (time series analysis). It looks at land use and land cover status for the period between 2001 and 2008 and...
Rice seed production and use in Bangladesh and India: need for bilateral cooperation
M. Kabir; S.P. Singh; A.R. Khan 2014
Rice seed production, marketing, distribution situation in Bangladesh and India is not considered to be efficient. This paper highlights the low availability and accessibility of modern varieties (MV) rice seeds in these two countries...
Rice seeds availability in India and Bangladesh: farmers’ perspective
S.P. Singh; N. Kumar 2014
This briefing paper presents the perspective of farmers and their preferences in Bangladesh and India with regard to availability and accessibility of rice seeds. Both Bangladesh and India over the last two decades have realise...
Efficiency analysis of classroom infrastructure for primary education in Bangladesh
Evidence on Demand, 2014
The Directorate of Primary Education in Bangladesh, under the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, is implementing the Third Primary Education Development Programme (PEDP 3) from July 2011 over a period of 5 years. This ...
Success factors for women's and children's health: Policy and programme highlights from 10 fast-track cuontries
The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, 2014
There have been substantial achievements towards MDGs 4 and 5 (to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health) from 1990 (the baseline for the MDGs) to 2014. Despite this, every year 6.6 million children&nbs...
Development and acceptability testing of ready-to-use supplementary food made from locally available food ingredients in Bangladesh
T. Ahmed / BioMed Central, 2014
Inadequate energy and micronutrient intake during childhood is a major public health problem in developing countries. Ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) made of locally available food ingredients can improve micronutrient status a...
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International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD)
The International Centre for Climate Change and Development builds and leads a network of institutes, promoting knowledge on climate change and development
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research (BJAR)
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research is a quarterly journal highlighting original contributions on all disciplines of agricultural research conducted in any part of the globe.  The journal is open access.
Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP)
The Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP) works with extreme poor households living on island chars in north western Bangladesh, and aims to improve the livelihoods of over one million people. The CLP is jointly funded by UKaid through the Department for International Development and the Australian Government (AusAID), sponsored by the Rural Development and Co-operatives Division of the Government of...
Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)
Center for Participatory Research and Development is an independent, non-profit policy, research and implementation institute.
Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI)
Bangladesh Enterprise Institute is a non-profit, non-political research centre. Established in October 2000, the Institute has established for itself a reputation for excellence in its research and advocacy work focusing on the growth of private enterprise in Bangladesh. The Institute promotes issues of importance to the private sector and seeks to initiate essential measures and influence policy...
Institute of Informatics and Development (IID)
Bangladesh-based policy think tank
Intercooperation Bangladesh
Intercooperation is a Swiss not-for-profit organisation which supports partner organisations in more than twenty developing and transition countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan. Intercooperation Bangladesh's mandate covers natural resource management, local governance and market development. It concentrates its activities in the Rajshahi Division a...
UNICEF Bangladesh
The UNICEF Bangladesh country office work in partnership with government ministries, non-government organisations, UN agencies and a wide range of donors in order to solve the problems facing children in Bangladesh. Specifically, UNICEF Bangladesh works on: education health and nutrition protection...
Bangladesh Online Research Network (BORN)
The Bangladesh Online Research Network (BORN), also known as, is an online Knowledge Center brought to you by IID. BDResearch collects publications from reputed institutions home and abroad on or related to Bangladesh in all spheres of knowledge. It's aims are: to facilitate research on Bangladesh by researchers, policy makers, students, business, academia...
Church of Bangladesh Social Development Programme
The Church of Bangladesh Social Development Program (CBSDP) is a development wing of the Church of Bangladesh. Its goal is to uplift the status of people in the church community and reduce the social, economic and moral inequalities. This Community Development Projects aim to empower the rural poor people around issues of health, women’s rights and human rights and to provide vocational deve...
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