OP-ED & Interviews

ফ্যাটম্যান সিনড্রোম ছেঁটে ফেলুন – খন্দকার গোলাম মোয়াজ্জেম

এ বছর বৈদেশিক মুদ্রার মজুদ সন্তোষজনক পর্যায়ে ছিল। রফতানি নিয়ে উদ্বেগ সময়ে সময়ে প্রকাশ পেলেও আমদানি পরিস্থিতি ভালো ছিল। বিশ্ববাজার দেশের বাজারের মতোই স্থিতিশীল ছিল।

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WORKERS’ VOICE REPORT 2016 | The Working Conditions in Bangladesh’s RMG Industry after Rana Plaza

The Workers’ Voice Report 2016 represents the collaboration of two organisations sharing a common vision of pushing Bangladesh’s Ready Made Garment (RMG) industry towards more sustainability. Awaj Foundation, a local NGO dedicated to fighting for labour rights, and Consulting Service International (CSI) Ltd., a Hong Kong based consultancy with long-term experience in advising international brands and retailers on introducing Corporate ...

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Making RMG growth lasting – Dr. Abdullah Shibli

Published in The Daily Star on Saturday, 8 October 2016 Making RMG growth lasting – Dr. Abdullah Shibli Bangladesh’s garments industry, for good or worse, has been on the radar screen of policy regulators, North American and European trade union movements, international lenders, as well as global activists promoting sustainable and equitable growth. Harvard University and Bangladeshi scholars and professionals in the USA ...

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The window of opportunity – Mustafizur Rahman

Published in The Financial Express on Thursday, 10 November 2016  Bangladesh-China emerging partnership The window of opportunity Mustafizur Rahman By all accounts, the recent visit of the Chinese President Mr. Xi Jinping has been a cause for a lot of excitement and expectations in Bangladesh. The visit and its outcomes were reported extensively and commented upon in great details, both in the ...

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From minimum wage to living wage- Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem

Published in The Daily Star on Sunday, 19 June 2016 CPD researcher talks about the challenges in implementing living wage in Bangladesh Khondaker Golam Moazzem, additional research director of the Centre for Policy Dialogue, attended the Asian Living Wage Conference in Islamabad on May 25-26. The Daily Star caught up with him to know about the idea of living wage. ...

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