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World Bank provides $300m for livelihood...

World Bank provides $300m for livelihood...

Business

Tue, Jun 29 2021

The Resilience, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Improvement (RELI) Project will help boost the rural...

World Bank approves $191 million credit...

WB approves $191m credit for BD education...

Education

Fri, Jun 25 2021

The project will support pandemic and emergency response and build systemic resilience in the higher...

Bangladesh beyond 50: Pivotal role of...

Bangladesh beyond 50: Pivotal role of...

Business

Fri, Jun 25 2021

In marking its 50 years, Bangladesh should take pride in being one of the biggest development success...

World Bank: Improving productivity,...

World Bank: Improving productivity,...

Business

Thu, Jun 24 2021

WB report finds more than 40% of firms still use handwritten documents for business administration

IFC: Reform private sector to realize...

'Reform private sector to realize economic...

Business

Wed, Jun 23 2021

For a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable growth, Bangladesh will need to diversify its export...

World Bank: Bangladesh to see 3.6% GDP...

WB: BD to see 3.6% GDP growth in...

Economy

Wed, Jun 9 2021

Government had set 7.2% growth in national budget while WB says will be 5.1% but the finance minister...

World Bank says US must free up excess...

WB: US must free excess Covid vaccines...

Latin America

Wed, Jun 2 2021

Latin America's death toll from Covid-19 has surpassed 1 million

Ex-WB adviser writes how Pakistan may...

Ex-WB adviser writes how Pakistan may...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 25 2021

Bangladesh could be an economic powerhouse in 2030 if it grows at the same rate as in the past, says...

World Bank approves $600 milion for...

WB approves $600m for vulnerable population...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 21 2021

The fund will be used to implement two projects on skills development, better livelihood

Dhaka sees 646 tons of plastic waste...

Dhaka sees 646 tons of plastic waste...

Bangladesh

Wed, May 5 2021

The amount of daily plastic waste has increased by 468 tons in the last 15 years

$30m IFC loan to help Bangladesh cos...

$30m IFC loan to help Bangladesh cos...

Business

Tue, Apr 27 2021

With the financing, Brac Bank is expected to extend loans to its SME and corporate customers, supporting...

Government, World Bank sign $250 million...

Govt, WB sign $250 million deal to create...

Business

Thu, Apr 22 2021

The Third Programmatic Jobs Development Policy focuses on key reforms to create quality and inclusive...

Govt launches $7.5m Covid-19 response...

$7.5m Covid fund for pvt

Economy

Sun, Apr 18 2021

The CERF will support private enterprises to procure plant, equipment, materials and know-how for rapid...

Bangladesh receives over $1 billion...

BD gets $1b WB funding to fight...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 14 2021

The credits have a 30-year term, including a five-year grace period

Government to sign $500m Covid-19 vaccine...

Govt to sign $500m vaccine deal with...

Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 12 2021

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved the fund in March to facilitate the vaccination...

World Bank: Bangladesh economy shows...

'Bangladesh economy shows early signs...

Business

Mon, Apr 12 2021

Also says that recovery is gradual despite severe impact caused by Covid-19 pandemic

World Bank to commit $2B to Covid vaccines...

WB to give $2B for vaccines in developing...

World

Sat, Apr 10 2021

The $2 billion is part of a pool of some $12 billion that the World Bank has made available overall for...

Bangladesh seeks $500m budget aid from...

Bangladesh seeks $500m budget aid from...

Bangladesh

Tue, Apr 6 2021

The assistance will be used to address the economic fallout caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, says the...

World Bank revises climate policy but...

World Bank revises climate policy

World

Thu, Apr 1 2021

The new climate plan is not final and must still be approved by the bank’s board

World Bank is conservative about Bangladesh’s...

World Bank is conservative about Bangladesh’s...

Economy

Thu, Apr 1 2021

Growth could very well be 3.6 per cent, which is much lower than the government’s target of 8.2...

World Bank: Bangladesh can expect 3.6%...

WB: Bangladesh can expect 3.6% GDP growth...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 31 2021

It also forecast that the country’s GDP growth will be at 5.1% and 6.2% in 2021-22 and 2022-23...