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The Decomposition of Rural Poverty Reduction in Bangladesh: The Recent Trend

Lead Researcher: Mohammed Helal Uddin Sponsored by: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) The main objective of the study is to investigate the sources of rural poverty reduction over the years between 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2012. To investigate the sources of growth of income, ranking them in the order of importance to the growth of income of each quintile.


A Political Economy Study of the WASH Sector in Bangladesh

Research Team: Sajjad Zohir, Umama Rahman Sponsored by: WaterAid Bangladesh This section of the study on WASH reviews selected parts of the burgeoning literature with a view to contextualize the focus of the ERG study and the approach it adopts. Two key questions are at the center of the review, (i) what does political economy deal with? And, (ii) what are the various approaches in political economic analysis? The concluding segment in...

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Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management (PREM)

Research Team: A.K. Enamul Haque, Mr. Sakib Mahmud,Ms. Sonia Aftab, Mr. Wahid Abdallah, Mr. Luke Brander, Priya Syamsunder, Roy Brouwe Sponsored By: Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam This report intends to set out a framework for government projects which are undertaken to protect land from floodplain through construction of dykes or embankments. Construction of these have caused multiple repercussions which are mostly long term impacts making it difficult to make...

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Improving Labour Law Compliance and Building Sound Labour Practices in the Export Oriented Shrimp Sector in Bangladesh

Lead Researcher: Mohammed Helal Uddin Sponsored By: International Labour Organization (ILO) This study conducts a comprehensive action-oriented survey of the shrimp production supply chain. This includes a comprehensive enterprise mapping and analysis of labor practices in the shrimp supply chain. OSH risks are also assessed in this study.


The Agricultural Value Chain Survey

Lead Researcher: Mohammed Helal Uddin Sponsored by: The World Bank   The study will collect micro data on agriculture value chains that will allow in depth analyses of constraints and bottlenecks faced by different agents at different layers of the marketing chain.


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