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Fought against poverty

Fought against poverty

NEC approves 2nd perspective plan to implement vision 2041

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Tuesday approved the country’s 2nd perspective plan 2021-2041, aiming to make Bangladesh a higher-income and developed country by 2041, reports UNB.The ...

NEC approves 2nd perspective plan to implement vision 2041

Water Poverty of Kurigram

Shamsul Alam (55) is a tea stall worker and heads a family of 7 members. He entirely depends on tube well water for drinking purpose. His wife, daughter and daughter in law collect drinking water ...

Water Poverty of Kurigram

Nutrition must be included in development programmes

Bangladesh had faced food shortage in the past, but the country has now become self-sufficient in food production. This is certainly a matter of hope.However, despite ample food production, we still ...

Nutrition must be included in development programmes

Oxfam says poor nations pay price as millions flee 'climate chaos'

Fiercer weather and worsening wildfires drove more than 20 million people from their homes over the last decade - a problem set to worsen unless leaders act swiftly to head off surging climate ...

Oxfam says poor nations pay price as millions flee 'climate chaos'

Afghan generation knows only conflict as war turns 18

Afghanistan's war cost 13-year-old shoe shiner Hameedullah his education. Poverty forced Sabir, 11, to flee home and sell dried fruits on Kabul's streets. Niyamathullah, 9, hangs out in a park, ...

Afghan generation knows only conflict as war turns 18

Bangladesh to be poverty free by 2030: Finance minister

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Sunday said Bangladesh will be a hunger and poverty free country within the next decade, reports UNB."We firmly believe that we'll achieve double digit growth ...

Bangladesh to be poverty free by 2030: Finance minister

WFP works with govt to lift rural women out of extreme poverty

The World Food Programme (WFP) is working with the government of Bangladesh to lift rural women out of extreme poverty through a ground-breaking programme. With an investment of US$72 million, the ...

WFP works with govt to lift rural women out of extreme poverty

Poverty, not lychees, causes deadly Indian 'brain fever' outbreak

From lychees to heat, the factors behind almost 120 children dying in eastern India this month are many, but there are two underlying and preventable root causes: poverty and bad governance.In Bihar ...

Poverty, not lychees, causes deadly Indian 'brain fever' outbreak

Nobel laureate Yunus calls for new approach to hunger

Bangladeshi Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus on Tuesday called on countries to revolutionise the way they address the frequently interconnected issues of hunger and conflict, urging initiatives to ...

Nobel laureate Yunus calls for new approach to hunger

Poverty rate decreases to 21.8pc in 2018: BBS

The country's poverty rate came down to 21.8 per cent while the extreme poverty rate to 11.3 per cent in 2018, according to the latest data of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), reports ...

Poverty rate decreases to 21.8pc in 2018: BBS
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