Institute of Development Studies

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Name: Institute of Development Studies
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Tackling jobless growth

9:00 pmBen D. KritzI doubt I am the only person who noticed the incongruity of the two banner headlines in Tuesday’s edition of this paper. On the front page, this: “300,000 more Pinoys jobless – SWS survey.” Right next to it was a teaser about the surprising ... [Published Manila Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 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 - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

BB honours to 2 noted economists Wednesday

:17:21 A A- A+ With conferring Bangladesh Bank Award 2013, the central bank at a programme on Wednesday is paying its highest tribute to two eminent economists for their lifetime and distinct contribution to the economy and the development of the country. ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 19 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 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Food grain consumption set to rise

Food grain consumption and residual are likely to rise this fiscal year owing to population growth, said a report by the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).Rice consumption and residual may rise to 3.52 crore tonnes in fiscal ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Investment in savings certificates on the rise

She wants to renew the investment in Paribar Sanchayapatra,literally family savings certificate, on maturity, as the profit earned from theinstruments meets a part of her family expenditure.Monira is not alonein reinvesting the money in savings instruments, ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Investing in human capital is key to sustain high growth rate – PIDS

Share this:The Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS) has stressed that investing in human capital is a key factor that can sustain the high growth rate the Philippines has been experiencing in the past years.PIDS consultant Dr. Jose Albert ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Economists warn about allowing local firms to borrow from foreign source

brDhaka , Aug 14 (UNB)Economists on Thursday urged the central bank to be cautious in allowinglocal enterprises to receive foreign loan.They said frequentpermission to local ventures to get foreign loans may create adverse effect inthe economy in general ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 16 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 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

BoP surplus $1.55bn

In 2012-13 fiscal the surplus was $2.39billion.Economist Zayed Bakht believes the return of political stabilityafter the Jan 5 elections has resulted in an increase in imports, thus bringingdown the surplus.He believes given the current economy, the reduction ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 15 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]

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BB Governor Dr. Atiur Rahman said it is not possible to pay off their contributions to the cause of the country. "They will be the idols and source of inspiration for the new-generation economists and development practitioners."
further said, "How could they settle this? After September, the Bangladesh"
"I know that the target will not be achieved, but it will work as a signal to the investors" Dr AhmedAhmed said
Stephen Hall, Director General of WorldFish, said: "Sustainable aquaculture has long been acknowledged as an important tool in the fight against global hunger. As evidence consistently proves this point, there will be greater incentive for investment in the sector while at the same time supporting the development of sustainable wild capture fisheries."

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Tackling jobless growth [Published Manila Times - 1 hour ago]
Muzaffer, Swadesh Bose honoured with BB Award [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 3 hours ago]
Aquaculture linked to poverty reduction [Published World Fishing - 5 hours ago]
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]
Investment in savings certificates on the rise [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 17 2014]
Investing in human capital is key to sustain h... [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 17 2014]
Sonali Bank asked to settle IBP with others or ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 16 2014]
Economists warn about allowing local firms to b... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 16 2014]
Aquaculture keeps poverty at bay [Published Fishfarming Xpert - Aug 15 2014]
BoP surplus $1.55bn [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 15 2014]
Exports to US plunge, China surge, India reboun... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 14 2014]
Foreign loan influx in pvt sector to affect fin... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 14 2014]
Economists divided over BB’s favour to cheap fo... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 14 2014]
Foreign borrowing by private firms draws mixed ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 14 2014]
Economists divided over cheap foreign borrowing [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 14 2014]
Subsidies up sixfold in June [Published Business World - Aug 14 2014]
Malawi govt welcomes new findings on addressing... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 14 2014]
Focus on Poverty: The hidden tragedy behind Ebola [Published SciDev.Net - Aug 14 2014]
New report links aquaculture and poverty reduction [Published Aquafeed - Aug 14 2014]
Aquaculture shown to alleviate poverty [Published fishnewseu.com - Aug 13 2014]
Aquaculture's link to poverty reduction confirmed [Published Fish Information & Services - Aug 12 2014]
Manufacturing sector neglected in SME loan disb... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 12 2014]
New report links aquaculture and poverty reduction [Published Baird Maritime - Aug 12 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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