Institute of Development Studies

Type: Organization
Name: Institute of Development Studies
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Dhaka requests Beijing to provide details

Bangladesh has requested China to provide the details about its Maritime Silk Road initiative, foreign ministry official said Sunday.They said that Bangladesh made the request after receiving invitation from China to join its new initiative.Foreign ministry ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

ADP begins with poor show

The government has spent only 2% of its ADP (annual development programme) in the first month of the new financial year.The figure is one percentage point lower compared to the same period a year earlier when it was 3%.Poor development expenditure in ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Survey: Only 13% of international migrants live below poverty line

A recent survey has concluded that international migration not only plays a significant role in reducing poverty but also contributes to local development, which includes employment and living standards.The study, conducted by the Refugee and Migratory ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

SANEI conference begins

Regional integrated efforts, plus political stability are key to attaining inclusive growth in the South Asian countries, experts said at a conference in the capital yesterday.They also observed that regional connectivity is also important to ensure food ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mainstreaming green economies: pitching to people and power

The meeting , which takes place at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales' Great Hall, in London, will focus on mainstreaming green economies.Leaders from civil society, media, policy and business will assess and discuss the status ... [Published IIED - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Aquaculture linked to poverty reduction

20 Aug 2014International research organisation, WorldFish Center, has produced a report with the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies revealing evidence of aquaculture's link to poverty reduction.The report analyses changes in fish consumption ... [Published World Fishing - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bank deposits mount despite rate cuts

Bank deposits rose 15.81 percent year-on-year in fiscal 2013-14 despite the cuts in interests on savings in the past one year.On June 30, the total deposit in the banking sector stood at Tk 668,358 crore, with private banks accounting for 63.88 percent ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

$42bn LC opened during last FY

According to data released by BangladeshBank on Thursday, Bangladesh businesses opened LCs worth $41.82 billion in2013-14 FY, which is 16.21 percent higher than the previous year’s $35.94billion.It shows LCs for rice imports rose by 1075 percent, forimporting ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Focus on Poverty: The hidden tragedy behind Ebola

The West Africa Ebola outbreak is now a “ public health emergency of international concern ”, according to the WHO.In among some alarmist reportage of the outbreak it is not too hard to find expert and balanced comment from the WHO, medical and development ... [Published SciDev.Net - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

New report links aquaculture and poverty reduction

by Aquafeed.com Staff08/13/2014A fish farmer casting his net in Khulna, Bangladesh.WorldFish working together with the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies has exposed evidence of aquaculture's link to poverty reduction in a new report. Data gathered ... [Published Aquafeed - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Aquaculture's link to poverty reduction confirmed

A fish farmer casting his net in Khulna, Bangladesh. (Photo Credit: Jeya Jeevan, 2012/The WorldFish Center) A report from WorldFish and the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies shows evidence of links between aquaculture and poverty reduction and ... [Published Fish Information & Services - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

New report links aquaculture, poverty reduction

Published on 11 August, 2014A new report studying fish consumption in Bangladesh has exposed what its authors argue is a link between growth in aquaculture and reduction in poverty.The nonprofit research organization Worldfish produced the report, together ... [Published SeafoodSource.com - Aug 11 2014]

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"More than 32 per cent of the total poor live in Dhaka only, which means the population is huge here. What we will not get from the poverty maps is the urban poverty scenario. It is critical in the capital and will be a challenge in future" former caretaker government adviser Hossain Zillur Rahman told the FE
"Bilateral research would also be carried out under the initiative to help the countries" he said
...definition fails to take into account the proportions in which benefits are distributed between the poor and non-poor, with the result that "a growth episode that gives every rich person $1 million and just 1 cent to a single poor person" could still be conceived of as pro-poor (Grinspun, 2009, p. 6). Kakwani et al. (2004) propose an alternative two-tiered "strong" definition...
"We are subjected to lots of conditions while we take cheap loans form the WB and the IMF. So this might not happen at least with the BRICS Bank" Dr Islam, a former president of the Bangladesh Economic Association, said

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Dhaka requests Beijing to provide details [Published New Age Bangladesh - 5 hours ago]
ADP begins with poor show [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 31 2014]
Migration keeps poverty at bay [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 31 2014]
Survey: Only 13% of international migrants live... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 31 2014]
Income inequality, resource centralisation main... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 31 2014]
Short-term int\\\'l migrants earn higher than o... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 31 2014]
300,000 new jobs from manufacturing sector – PIDS [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 31 2014]
SANEI conference begins [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
Threat still exists in economy [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 30 2014]
Trust deficit major hurdle to regional integration [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 30 2014]
Exporters push for passage of fair competition law [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 30 2014]
Mainstreaming green economies: pitching to peop... [Published IIED - Aug 29 2014]
Solusyon sa problema ng unemployment sa bansa, ... [Published UNTV Web.com - Aug 29 2014]
Is Aquaculture Pro-Poor? [Published The Fish Site - Aug 25 2014]
Dhaka writes to sponsors to become NDB shareholder [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 23 2014]
Are Gender-Sensitive Evaluations and Feminist E... [Published Comminit - Aug 22 2014]
Support sought for competition bill [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 22 2014]
Cure the cancer, kill the crisis [Published 4 Traders - Aug 21 2014]
Prof Muzaffer, Dr Swadesh given BB award [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 21 2014]
Tackling jobless growth [Published Manila Times - Aug 20 2014]
Muzaffer, Swadesh Bose honoured with BB Award [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 20 2014]
Aquaculture linked to poverty reduction [Published World Fishing - Aug 20 2014]
New scheme to give villages a new look [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 19 2014]
BB honours to 2 noted economists Wednesday [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 19 2014]
Meet the New General Secretary of the Nigeria L... [Published Individual.com - Aug 19 2014]
Nigeria: Meet the New General Secretary of the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
Bank deposits mount despite rate cuts [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 18 2014]
$42bn LC opened during last FY [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 18 2014]
Food grain consumption set to rise [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 17 2014]
Private banks' credit roll-out surges [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 17 2014]
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World: Maharashtra’s Child Stunting Declines: W... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 05 2014]
Source: Institute of Development StudiesCountry: India, World Haddad, Lawrence; Nisbett, Nick; Barnett, Inka; Valli, Elsa Abstract: Between 2006 and 2012, Maharashtra’s stunting rate among children under two years of age was reported to decline by ...
Uganda: Their Suffering, Our Burden? How Congol... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 05 2014]
Source: Institute of Development StudiesCountry: Congo, Uganda Abstract: The situation of refugees all over the world gets increasingly protracted, as civil wars in their home countries are not resolved. Especially in developing countries, the sudden ...
Colombia: Forced Displacement and Early Childho... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 04 2014]
Source: Institute of Development StudiesCountry: Colombia Abstract: This document attempts to determine the impact of forced displacement on early childhood nutritional development. I use two identification strategies in order to address the endogeneity ...
Climate and Environmental Change: Views from Li... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jul 31 2014]
How are rapid recent food price changes linked to climate and environmental change? How do people who are vulnerable to these changes view these links? This Institute of Development Studies (IDS) note explores the views of people living on low and precarious ...
Ebola in West Africa: Four misunderstandings [Published H5N1 - Jul 28 2014]
Via the Institute of Development Studies, a thoughtful, well-documented article: Strengthening knowledge to tackle Ebola. Click through for the full report and many links to sources. Excerpt: At IDS, researchers are investigating the complex forces (or ...
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