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|20 Dec 2012||
Based on a labor force survey conducted in 2010, informal employment in Bangladesh is estimated at about 89% of the total number of jobs in the labor market. It is more prevalent in the rural areas than in urban areas. Women are also more likely to be under informal employment arrangements. The informal sector accounted for more than 40% of the total gross value added of Bangladesh in...
|22 Oct 2012||
South Asia Project Briefs The devastating 2007 floods and cyclone in Bangladesh, affecting 25 million people in 51 districts, caused severe damage to livelihood, infrastructure, and other assets. The disaster disrupted economic activities, inflicting heavy losses to crops and slowing expansion in industries and services...
|10 Oct 2012||
Launch Data Visualization Tool Launch Data Visualization Tool FIGI Country Profiles FIGI Database FIGI Visualization Tool The Framework of Inclusive Growth Indicators 2012 (FIGI 2012) is the follow-up edition to FIGI 2011 , which proposed a set of 35 indicators as measures of income and...
|17 May 2013||
Bart Édes, Director Poverty Reduction, Gender and Social Development at ADB discusses the human cost of Cyclone Mahasen and how countries can prepare to deal with big weather threats...
|30 Sep 2012||
The Bangladesh country operations business plan (COBP), 2013–2015 updates the COBP, 2012–2014 and is the second COBP under the country partnership strategy (CPS), 2011–2015. The proposed country operations for 2013–2015 are consistent with the operational priorities of the CPS, which is aligned with the strategies and sector and thematic priorities of Bangladesh's Sixth Five-Year Plan,...
|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...
|4 Apr 2013||
44152 44152-012 7601 This country study provides updated information and data on social protection arrangements, legislation, and institutions and...
|5 Feb 2013||
Integrating Human Trafficking and Safe Migration Concerns for Women and Children into Regional Cooperation: Review of the SAARC Convention and the Current Status of Implementation in Bangladesh
40320 40320-012 6448 This provides an external link to a country study provided as a final consultant report for the regional technical assistance...
|31 Jan 2013||
40448 40448-013 2859 This updated project administration manual provides essential administrative and management requirements to implement the...
|29 Jan 2013||
Final Workshop on Supporting Investments in Water-Related Disaster Management: From Innovation to Investment
4 February 2013 Manila, Philippines Background ADB and the International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM) have been helping the Governments of Bangladesh, Indonesia, and the Philippines, and the Mekong River Commission...