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    ISSUE 14

    Revisit, reinvigorate and reimagine for cost-effective policy-making

    As the end of a difficult year approaches, Bangladesh needs to reflect on how it can best prepare itself for continued global instability. Long-term solutions are the need of the hour: stop-gap measures can only deliver so much. What are the options available to policy-makers, who face the challenge of making the country more robust to external shocks while bettering people’s lives? Read more >>

        
    

    Can Bangladesh develop without decentralising?

    December 17, 2023
    The answer to the title’s question is no. Let’s keep in mind that Bangladesh is the eighth most populous country in the world. It is also among the most densely populated, with 170 million people. It is unlikely that it can continue its high-income status…
        
    

    Internet and media trends among Bangladeshis

    Bangladesh is experiencing a surge in information availability. There is a growing array of info-sources in the country. Social media platforms, in particular, are skyrocketing in popularity. They are the go-to info hub for Bangladeshis, spanning topics from politics to food. In 2022, Meta (the…

    Revisiting the public–private partnership in Bangladesh

    December 17, 2023
    Since the 2010s, Bangladesh’s socioeconomic landscape has transformed significantly. Because of its burgeoning youth demography, the country has prioritised technology and infrastructure to sustain its development. As per Bangladesh’s key long-term development policy instrument, the Perspective Plan 2041, the country aspires to become an advanced…
        
    

    Bangladesh’s media and communication policy needs an uplift

    December 17, 2023
    Bangladesh has a thriving media and communication sector. Since the start of the 20th century, print, radio, television, film and the internet have played a big role in the country’s communication ecosystem. According to government data, there are 1,277 daily newspapers in Bangladesh, along with…
        
    

    Diagnosing Bangladesh’s energy sector

    December 17, 2023
    The energy sector is a crucial pillar of any country’s economic growth. It powers industries, lights households and fuels mobility. Bangladesh’s economy has expanded rapidly since the 2010s, and an upward energy demand has fuelled this growth. The energy sector’s influence cascades through the economy,…

    Inside Bangladesh’s clothing industry

    December 17, 2023
    The clothing, or ready-made garment, industry in Bangladesh is a breadwinner for the country. It has undergone a remarkable evolution from traditional production to embracing cutting-edge technologies. It has gone through a process of trial and error, transitioning from handmade clothing to mass production. The…
        
    

    Beyond stop-gap – Policy briefcase

    December 17, 2023
    Mass communication regulation   Information Ministry Bangladesh’s Information Ministry is the apex policy-making body on issues such as broadcasting, the press and films. It formulates a range of communication and media regulations. It disseminates information, media briefs and unclassified data to the public and the…