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|16 Aug 2013||
Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2013 aims to present the latest key statistics on development issues concerning the economies of Asia and the Pacific to a wide audience, including policy makers, development practitioners,...
|20 Dec 2012||
This report presents the results and a descriptive analysis of the informal sector and informal employment using the expanded Labor Force Survey and the Informal Sector Survey conducted by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics in 2010. Based on a labor force survey conducted in 2010, informal employment in Bangladesh is...
|2 May 2013||
Investing in training and practical education will stimulate and diversify the jobs market in Asia - creating the basis for an expanding middle class. asia pacific skills...
|1 Mar 2011||
This Handbook presents a cost-effective and reliable data collection strategy for measuring and analyzing informal employment and the informal sector. The cornerstone of this methodology is a version of the mixed survey that is anchored to the Labor Force Survey conducted regularly by developing countries. The Handbook draws from experience in the implementation of the mixed survey in Armenia...
|21 Sep 2009||
ADB Extends $76 Million to Support SME-Led Growth in Bangladesh ADB is extending a $76 million equivalent loan to Bangladesh to expand the country's economically vital non-urban small and medium-sized enterprises sector. MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The...
|28 Jan 2009||
ADB and Japan to Help Grow Micro Insurance Service in Bangladesh A $2 million grant approved by the Asian Development Bank Board of Directors will aid the development of the micro insurance sector in Bangladesh and help to reduce the vulnerability of the poor from sudden losses of...
|1 Dec 2009||
Social Protection Project Briefs This brief explores the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Skills Development Project in Bangladesh, which aims to initiate reform-oriented processes of technical and vocational education and training system operations to make it more demand-driven, flexible, and oriented to serving the poor...
|9 Dec 2008||
South Asian Countries to Develop Subregional Tourism Focused on Cultural And Natural Heritage Five South Asian countries will deepen their cooperation to promote their unique tourism market of culture and nature-based destinations. MANILA, PHILIPPINES...
|1 Oct 2009||
Social Protection Project Briefs This brief explores the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Technical Assistance (TA) 4320-BAN: Social Protection for Poor Female Workers in the Garment Sector in the Context of Changing Trade Environments Project in Bangladesh, and argues that a long-term view on social protection and...
|10 Jun 2008||
Bangladesh Vocational Education System Improvements to Increase Job Prospects The Asian Development Bank is helping thousands of unemployed and underemployed Bangladesh adults attain better wage and employment prospects by improving the country's technical skills training...