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Economic Cost of Arsenic Disaster: Policy Choices for Bangladesh

Research Team:  M. Zakir Hossain Khan, A K Enamul Haque Sponsored By: South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economists (SANDEE)  The study looks in to the severity of arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh and measures health impact and cost associated with arsenic contamination. Results shows that individuals suffering from arsenic spent up to 0.6% of their annual income. The study also finds that cumulative effects of disease like Melanosis and Keratosis...

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Identifying Activities for Pro-Poor Employment and Income in Coastal South

Research Team: Sajjad Zohir, Sara Zabeen, Hosneara Munni, Sujan Ghosh Sponsored by: Save the Children UK, Dhaka The study reviewed existing literature on the selection criteria and development interventions for the extreme poor in the country in general and specifically in the south-western districts. The study identified a list of goods and/or services which hold potential for engaging workforce from extreme poor households. Along with available secondary information, several groups of stakeholders...

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