83% women farmer hit by loss of livelihood due to Covid-19: ActionAid Study

Women are bearing the brunt of rising hunger due to Covid-19 as they skip meals so that their children can eat and...

City Bank & USAID signed agreement to promote WorldFish project in the aquaculture sector

Small and Microfinance Business of City Bank has recently inked deal with WorldFish to fund the project titled ‘Feed the Future Bangladesh...

UK commits £21 million to Bangladesh to fight COVID-19

The United Kingdom would provide £21 million to Bangladesh to support fighting COVID-19, the British High Commission in Dhaka said in an...

BRAC allocates Tk 150 million to support 100,000 low-income families

BRAC has allocated a budget of Tk 150 million for low-income families in urban slums, semi-urban and hard-to-reach areas, whose livelihood have...

US commits further $59m, EC commits €31m on Rohingya crisis

The United States has announced more than $59 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh, and...

Japan plans for another $17M for Rohingya & host community

Japan has decided to extend approximately $17 million as additional support to Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority taking refuge in southeast Bangladesh. The...

UK releases fresh aid of $10M to WFP for Rohingya refugees

The U.K. has released a fresh fund of £8 million ($10 million) to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to support...

Nippon Foundation Announces $2m Support for Brac on the Education of Rohingya children

Nippon Foundation, a Japanese private non-profit organisation, will donate USD 2 million (over BDT 169 million) to BRAC to scale up its...

WB to prepare next Country Partnership Framework for Bangladesh from January

World Bank is planning to prepare a four-year country partnership framework (CPF) for Bangladesh from January, 2020. Country...

Govt’s tighter watch concerns West, INGOs

Published at: The Financial Express, September 27, 2019 Envoys of the USA, Canada and European Union (EU), and representatives...

NGO aid rises on Rohingya crisis

Published at: The Daily Star, August 19, 2019 Foreign donations through the NGO Affairs Bureau soared 19.85 percent year-on-year...

BD will be second largest recipient of Japanese aid

Published at: The Financial Express, August 01, 2019 Bangladesh is going to be the second largest recipient of...

Lot of success, lot to do: WB CEO

Published at: The Daily Star, Jul 16, 2019 Bangladesh needs to sustain higher economic growth and diversify the...

NGOs’ move to expand Rohingya camps enrages local people

Published at: Daily New Age, Jul 06, 2019 Amid Bangladesh government’s efforts to send back the displaced Rohingyas...

Govt seeks ADB support to develop bond market

Published at: The Daily Star, May 5, 2019 Asian Development Bank in developing its untapped sectors as it strives...

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Uttara Group managing director to be felicitated by Japan

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Sea levels rising induced coastal migration could affect 1.3 million Bangladeshis by 2050: study

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Credit growth of the private sector declines again in March

The credit growth of the private sector has returned to the downward trend in March after a slight recovery in April as...