Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC)

Type: Organization
Name: Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) (BRAC)
Web Address: http://www.brac.net/
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The threat from salt water in Bangladesh – we may have been here before: 8,000 years ago

In June 2013 a World Bank report named Bangladesh as one of the countries in South Asia most affected by an expected 2°C rise in the world's average temperatures, with rising sea levels and more extreme heat and intense cyclones threatening food production, ... [Published IRC - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Show Low Police Report - September 16, 2014

The following transgressions are alleged. No guilt or innocence should be imputed until and unless those charged are tried and convicted.• Sept. 2 — Police booked and held John A. Wilson, 22, of Colorado Springs, Colo., charged with disorderly conduct. ... [Published WMI Central - 7 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

EY: Privatize road improvements

Greater funding for the development of Cayman’s major roads could be acquired if the National Roads Authority partners with the private sector on road development, according to recommendations by Ernst & Young consultants.The report suggests the NRA retain ... [Published Cay Compass - 15 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Brac toddler undergoes tests in Miami for gastrointestinal disease

A 3-year old boy is suffering from a painful intestinal problem, but his mother says doctors in Cayman Brac don’t have the equipment to diagnose him.“He was just in pain, in complete pain, he didn’t want to do anything,” said Michella McLaughlin, Javi’s ... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sharecroppers\\\' delight

The Research and Evaluation Division (RED) of the BRAC has recently produced a working paper on rural credit market, authored by Mahabub Hossain, Mohammad Abdul Malek and Narayan Chandra Das. The working paper is apparently a thoughtful presentation of ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

DSE sees wide-range corrections

DHAKA, Sept 15, 2014 (BSS)- Dhaka stocks experienced wide-range corrections on Monday after showing strong bullish trend at the week's opening with the benchmark index crossing 4700-point mark and the selective indices reaching to a new high.Out of 300 ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni victorious both in singles and doubles

Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni beat American Venus Williams 6-4 6-3 in the final of the WTA tournament in Quebec City on Sunday, 16 years after her last WTA title in Bol on the Croatian island of Brac in 1998.Two hours later, the 32-year-old Croatian ... [Published Dalje.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Labour force workshop starts for BBS juniors

A three-day workshop started yesterday on how to project the labour market for the junior officers of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics.The workshop will mainly analyse the labour force surveys of 2005 and 2010 to understand the changing nature of the labour ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Lack of services for autistic children in the Brac

One mother tells Cayman 27 Cayman Brac is not equipped to handle the unique needs of autistic children. Michella McLaughlin’s 7-year-old daughter Jyasia was diagnosed with autism a few months ago.Ms. McLaughlin also has a nephew with autism.She told Cayman ... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

LOLC in mandatory offer for BRAC Lanka Finance

LOLC Group would be making a mandatory offer for BRAC Lanka Finance PLC following its Thursday acquisition of over 56 per cent of the latter's shares, a stock exchange filing said.LOLC's subsidiary, Commercial Leasing and Finance PLC (CLC), had acquired ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

An example of successful combat against Tuberculosis

DHAKA, Sept 11, 2014 (BSS)- Tuberculosis or TB in short is curable and no longer a serious threat to the human being. An affected can be fully cured of the disease if it follows a six month anti-biotic course properly on physician's advice.In Bangladesh ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Meet on prevention of sexual harassment held

:00:00 A A- A+ FARIDPUR, Sept 9 (BSS): A day long informative and view exchange meeting to prevent the increasing trend of sexual harassment of school going girls by the juveniles and youth was held at the conference room of Deputy Commissioner here ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 09 2014]

Quotes

Oude Essink said, "We can see that what was happening six or seven thousand years ago is still affecting what is happening in the subsurface from a salinity point of view. If you want to know what is happening now, you have to go back in time and try to understand how the groundwater system works."
Mr Ian Beauchamp, director and chief economist at Hambros Fund Management, was quoted in the 'Treasury in Wisdom' as saying: "The first move of being defensive is to diversify. As markets become more and more global, that becomes increasingly difficult."
...eye on the existing constraints of conventional micro-credit and formal banking systems in reaching out to tenants, the BRAC has introduced the "Tenant Farmers Development Project (Borga Chashi Unnayan Prokolpo, BCUP) under the umbrella of a revolving fund received from the Bangladesh Bank under its financial inclusion strategy. Introduced in the Boro season of 2010, the fund was given initially for 3 years with a target of providing credit to 300,000 tenant farmers - both pure and partial - with a land size up to two acres."
"We have many areas where the street conditions, lighting, nearby property conditions and drainage issues are continuing to negatively impact our citizens. These issues need to be addressed" she said

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Show Low Police Report - September 16, 2014 [Published WMI Central - 7 hours ago]
EY: Privatize road improvements [Published Cay Compass - 15 hours ago]
Brac toddler undergoes tests in Miami for gastr... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - 19 hours ago]
Keeping the fingers crossed [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 15 2014]
Sharecroppers\\\' delight [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 15 2014]
DSE sees wide-range corrections [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 15 2014]
Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni victorious both ... [Published Dalje.com - Sep 15 2014]
Ward 1 candidates discuss their goals for city [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Sep 15 2014]
Labour force workshop starts for BBS juniors [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 14 2014]
Lack of services for autistic children in the Brac [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Sep 13 2014]
Surrounding areas to study land use relationshi... [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 12 2014]
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List Of 37 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Sep 12 2014]
Micro-cap, select blue chips dominate market [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 12 2014]
ASU breaks ground on new Liberty Center [Published Coastal Courier - Sep 12 2014]
LOLC in mandatory offer for BRAC Lanka Finance [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
TB still a major health problem [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 12 2014]
Healthcare 2020 [Published Balloon Juice - Sep 12 2014]
New gas tax, toll booths recommended to fund Ro... [Published Barrington Courier-Review - Sep 11 2014]
The rise of CFA in Bangladesh [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 11 2014]
Determinants of Financial Sustainability of Mic... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 11 2014]
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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Developing World Markets (D... [Published MicroCapital - 5 hours ago]
Thaneakea Phum (Cambodia) (TPC), a Cambodia-based microfinance institution (MFI), recently informed MicroCapital that Developing World Markets Asset Management (DWM), a US-based investment fund manager, has sold 55-percent equity stake in TPC to LOLC ...
Healthcare 2020 [Published Balloon Juice - Sep 12 2014]
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Enter to Win an American Standard Champion Toilet [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 08 2014]
American Standard Flush for Good Campaign to provide safer sanitation and improved quality of life for 5.5 million people in developing countries by 2017. SOURCE: Green Builder Media DESCRIPTION: For every Champion toilet sold during 2014, American ...
17th Microcredit Summit, Ebola Crisis, Mobile M... [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Sep 05 2014]
> Posted by Center Staff This edition of top picks features posts highlighting discussions at the 17th Microcredit Summit, how the Ebola crisis is affecting microfinance in West Africa, and new statistics on the continued growth of the mobile money ...
Story of a lady bike rider and women developmen... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Sep 01 2014]
E very morning one lady bike rider passes me when my bus gets stuck in the jam on the way to my office. She goes ahead to her destination by driving her Scooty easily and naturally on the wide and narrow spaces on the road as like as a man. Every ...
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Myriad Presents Data on BRACAnalysis CDx(TM) an... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 30 2014]
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