Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development

Interview: Anu Muhammad

Govt dev policy goes against environment and public interests

Anu Muhammad is a professor of the economics department at Jahangirnagar University and editor of Sarbojonkotha magazine. In a recent interview with Prothom Alo, he talked about the tree felling at ...

Govt dev policy goes against environment and public interests

Biden promises US to double climate aid for developing countries

President Joe Biden told an international climate summit Thursday that the United States will double aid to developing countries tackling the crisis.

Biden promises US to double climate aid for developing countries

Bangladesh golden jubilee

How far has the economy progressed and regressed in 50 yrs?

Bangladesh has shown remarkable economic development despite all odds. This coexistence of development and corruption has prompted people to call Bangladesh a “surprise”, a “mystery” or a “riddle”, ...

How far has the economy progressed and regressed in 50 yrs?

Prince of Wales’ initiative to provide clean water to 50m people worldwide

The Prince of Wales has launched the Resilient Water Accelerator to reach 50 million people in water-stressed areas with reliable and sustainable water sources by 2030 as part of his Sustainable ...

The Prince of Wales

Imagining a different South Asia with Bangabandhu

Bangabandhu’s life was a story of struggle. Faced with oppression and brutality, he stood unflinching

Imagining a different South Asia with Bangabandhu

PM urges world people to ensure sustainable development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today made a fervent appeal to the world people to ensure sustainable development for their greater interest

PM Sheikh Hasina

Child marriage: Complacence can be dangerous

Besides implementing laws properly, social awareness is must to stop child marriage. Complacence in this regard will usher in danger

Child marriage: Complacence can be dangerous

Nations to adopt ecosystem accounting going beyond GDP

This is a major step forward that goes beyond the commonly used statistic of gross domestic product (GDP) that has dominated economic reporting since the end of World War II

Nations to adopt ecosystem accounting going beyond GDP

Emerging from the LDC status

Add effort to the enthusiasm

Bangladesh has had a good start in emerging from the LDC status, but needs to put in due effort to complete the process effectively

Add effort to the enthusiasm

Govt approves 8th Five Year Plan, setting target of 11.33m new jobs

The National Economic Council has approved the 8th Five Year Plan (July, 2020-June, 2025), setting a target to attain 8.51 per cent GDP growth in the fiscal 2024-25

Govt approves 8th Five Year Plan, setting target of 11.33m new jobs
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