Research Papers

Bangladesh. Rana Plaza Compensation Scheme. Technical report on the scheme design and operationalization, and lessons learnt

This report has been prepared in the context of the Ghana Social Opportunities Project that seeks to support Ghana to rationalize its social protection expenditure. The Report analyses expenditure in terms of its sustainability, robustness, efficiency and effectiveness in preventing or reducing poverty, social exclusion and ill health. It includes an analysis of the current structure of social expenditure and ...

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Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector in Bangladesh (RMGP Programme)

In recent years the Bangladesh RMG sector has witnessed a number of industrial accidents including the fire at Tazreen Fashions and the collapse of Rana Plaza which claimed the lives of over 1,200 workers. The ILO Programme on Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector has been developed to support the National Tripartite Plan of Action on Fire Safety ...

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