Women Face Constraints

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labor 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 28th July 2016.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…we look at women’s economic opportunities, consider China’s shrinking workforce as an opportunity for Bangladesh, and discuss a few new ideas for agricultural. And the year end figures for remittances are in.

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Rice Farmers Compete

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labor 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 21st July 2016.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…a new variety of rice gives farmers a competitive edge in the export market . We see the benefits and risks for Bangladesh workers in the Middle East. And schools are not preparing young people for jobs.

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Blue Collar Ceiling

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labor 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 14th July 2016.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics reveals data on rural-urban migration while Bangladeshi migrant workers are still among the lowest paid in Middle East. Still no access to the Generalized System of Preferences but US retailers stand by Bangladeshi garment manufacturers. And Sirajganj will graduate 180 textile engineers a year through new institute.

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Naila Rahman

Welcome back Naila!

Naila first joined Quay Asia as our start-up manager for Bangladesh. She got our logistics and book-keeping into shape. And searched for office space.

Now Naila is back to head up our finances and administration. So we’re in safe hands!