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  • Is Bangladesh’s RMG industry on its way to recovery?
    09/08/2020

    Mapped in Bangladesh, a four-year (2017-2021) project by the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development of BRAC University, is driven by the fundamental belief that transparency and traceability lead to long-term industry advancements and improved working conditions. It recently published findings from the second phase of its ongoing rapid survey seri… Read more

  • BRAC International sets out Covid-19 recovery plan
    06/08/2020

    At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, BRAC International released a strategic framework to guide its response efforts. The framework outlines the overall response through a four-pronged approach. The first prong emphasised ensuring the safety and security of BRAC’s own staff. The second outlined an extensive community-based awareness raising cam… Read more

  • Adapting to the new normal: how BRAC is protecting its workforce
    29/07/2020

    As the COVID-19 has been surging worldwide, affecting people, economies and social structures across continents, offices and businesses have turned into ghosts of their former selves. Bustling shared workspaces and big meetings have become a thing of the past. After months of working from home and being active on a limited scale, BRAC has reopened… Read more

  • Urban agriculture: Future source of organic food for city dwellers
    20/07/2020

    36 million people in Bangladesh will be newly pushed into poverty due to COVID-19. Social distancing measures and lockdowns have cut opportunities for work and income, especially in urban areas – leading millions of people to struggle to earn a single meal. Agricultural production and supply routes are also being disrupted. The demand for fre… Read more

  • COVID-19: Update from Asif Saleh (12 July 2020)
    13/07/2020

    Dear colleagues, partners and friends, We are still struggling with the quality of testing after 120 days of the pandemic in Bangladesh. The recent Regent Hospital scandal (detailed later in the report) highlighted the sorry state of the health sector – both in governance and the quality of service in the private sector. Unfortunately, I exp… Read more

the Guardian

Has a Bangladesh charity found a way to banish extreme poverty?

The Guardian
06/12/2016
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The Economist

Graduating from destitution

The Economist
01/08/2015
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the Guardian

BRAC’s Founder wins 2015 World Food Prize

The Guardian
02/07/2015
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New York Times

The Power, and Process, of a Simple Solution

New York Times
14/08/2014
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