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  • March 2009

    Gender Mainstreaming at the Bangladesh Resident Mission: Why Has It Worked

    "If we ignore 50% of the population, what benefit are we giving?" asks Wahidur Rahman, chief engineer at the Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) in Bangladesh. "Whatever we do, we have to find out how women could be involved and be a partner."
  • March 2008

    Bridge to Prosperity

    The Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge - the most expensive and technically one of the most challenging transport infrastructure projects ever accomplished in Bangladesh - is a gateway to economic growth and prosperity for millions. Dhaka - A dream came true for 130 million Bangladeshis when, on 23 June 1998, the Jamuna Bridge was opened to traffic.