A project of the General Economics Division of the Bangladesh Planning Commission funded by the Government of the Netherlands

    • 10 MAR 16
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    One country’s endless war against water

    One country’s endless war against water

      My mom and I caught our first glimpses of the Netherlands while driving to Rotterdam from the airport. Some sights were exactly as we’d imagined: the traditional windmills, humble constructions of brick and wood; the wide open spaces, unfolding flat and evenly; the bright colours. But then we spotted something curious. Among the patchwork

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    • 02 DEC 15
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    How do you survive in a country that is sinking?

    How do you survive in a country that is sinking?

    Bangladesh is understood to be the country most vulnerable to climate change. One third may disappear under the water if global warming is not halted. However, the country, indicated formerly as basket-case, is not waiting for it to happen, but takes action.   Timidly Rika and Omitosh Mondol stand in the rain besides the ruined

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    • 15 NOV 15
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    “A Delta Commission to be formed”

    “A Delta Commission to be formed”

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her recent visit to the Netherlands has added a new dimension to the bilateral ties between Bangladesh and the northwestern European country, reports UNB. “As a whole, I believe, this visit has added a new dimension to the bilateral ties of the two countries apart from brightening Bangladesh’ s image

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