Climate and Productivity

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development.This week’s round up is drawn from The Daily Star. Here is the news for the week ending 19th November 2015.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…we look at the World Health Organization’s report on climate change. The latest information shows an increasing number of Bangladeshi women are going overseas to work. International development assistance is discussed at the Bangladesh Development Forum. And there is more news of programmes to improve industrial relations in the garments sector.

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Progress to Prosperity

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development.This week’s round up is drawn from The Daily Star. Here is the news for the week ending 12th November 2015.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…we look at research and policy for economic growth and see the significance of wages and the middle classes. Women are being supported in work through the provision of childcare at work.  And through new proposals for paid maternity leave. We see the effect of labour costs on farming. Finally, the story of labour migration to Malaysia  continues.

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Skills Short in Garments

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development.This week’s round up is drawn from The Daily Star. Here is the news for the week ending 5th November 2015.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…we look at the latest news on Bangladesh’s migrant workers. There is a critical review of labour and skills in the garments sector. The government unveils the new National Social Security Strategy. And on a final note Mumbai screens a film about Bangladeshi women police officers keeping the peace in Haiti.

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Affluent Classes Grow

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development.This week’s round up is drawn from The Daily Star. Here is the news for the week ending 29th October 2015.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…we look at the increasing number of consumers and their growing  disposable incomes. We see the business climate is still harsh and note how many different initiatives are still needed to support the poor. And getting recognition for women’s work is still a struggle.

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