Overview for Bangladesh Priorities: Helping Vision 2021 a Reality (In 2 Volumes)
The 7th Five Year Plan (2016-2020)and Vision 2021are aimed at helping Bangladesh attain the status of the middle-income country by 2021.Bangladesh has performed remarkably well in the achievement of MDGs but significant challenges remain in terms of governance challenges, reducing poverty, eliminating malnutrition and promoting improved health care system, and doing all this while protecting the environment. “Bangladesh Priorities,” a research collaboration between BRAC and Copenhagen Consensus Center, has identified Bangladesh’s most pressing problems and also the smartest solutions to combat them. Volume 1 provides readers an opportunity to get in-depth with the research done by leading economists from around the world and Bangladesh. It offers the detailed cost-benefit research papers covering e-procurement to ensure transparency and effectiveness in government procurement system, bus transportation across Dhaka city and better livelihood in Dhaka city, a streamlined migration process through Union Digital Centers, construction of RMG Palli and RMG compliance, starting with flexible micro finance, use of village courts, implementation of Padma bridge project, development and dissemination of golden rice for eliminating malnutrition. This volume also mentions analysis of tackling early child marriage, climate change effects, energy problems, maternal and neonatal mortality, and effective ways of dealing with diabetes.