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|1 Apr 2009||
Economics Working Papers The paper developed a methodology for classifying workers into formal and informal employment using the 2005 Bangladesh Labor Force Survey (LFS). Although the 2005 LFS was not designed to collect data for this purpose, it included questions that can be used to determine whether workers are engaged in...
|22 Jul 2008||
ADB Helping Bangladesh Cope with Rising Food Prices The Asian Development Bank is extending a $170 million loan to Bangladesh to cope with the current food crisis. MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a $170 million loan...
|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...
|14 Jan 2008||
ADB Consults South Asia on Safeguard Policy Update The Asian Development Bank will meet in New Delhi Jan. 16-17 with various groups from South Asia on the update of its environment, involuntary resettlement and indigenous peoples safeguard policies....
|1 Sep 2006||
Management Response to the Project Performance Evaluation Report for the Flood Damage Rehabilitation Project in Bangladesh
On September 2006, the Director General of the Operations Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank received this response from the Managing Director General on behalf of Management on the Project Performance Evaluation Report for the Flood Damage Rehabilitation Project in Bangladesh. (Bangladesh, Country Operations, ADB administration and governance, Evaluation, Social...
|27 Mar 2007||
South Asia's Growth to Remain Strong in 2007-2008, Says ADB South Asia’s economic growth is expected to moderate to 7.7% in 2007 and rise slightly to 8% in 2008. Tight monetary policy measures taken by several countries in the region in 2006 are expected to dampen consumption...
|1 Jun 2007||
South Asia Economic Reports This issue of the South Asia Economic Report (SAER) is the second in a series of biannual reports on economic and development issues in South Asia. The SAER aims to provide information to policy makers, academics, and ADB management and staff and highlights issues that help promote debate and...
|1 Dec 2006||
Social protection is increasingly seen as an important and, to a large extent, a missing aspect of globalization. To date, there have been few cross-country assessments of social protection in developing countries. This book is the result of a research financed by Asian Development Bank's Cooperation Fund in Support of the Formulation and Implementation of National Poverty Reduction...
|29 Nov 2005||
$20 Million Loan to Help Improve Flood Management, Irrigation in Bangladesh ADB will help enhance the livelihood of the rural population in the southwest areas of Bangladesh through a US$20 million loan approved to help improve weak flood control and drainage/irrigation (FCD/I)...
|1 Nov 2003||
This book features the artwork of the child artists from the streets of seven cities—Dhaka, Jakarta, Kathmandu, Manila, Phnom Penh, Port Moresby, and Ulaanbaatar—who participated in ADB's Second Street Children's Art Competition in 2002. "Time and again they told us that given the chance they would become teachers, doctors, nurses, or social workers," notes President...