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Quay Asia’s Connections posts put us in touch with the realities of life in Asia’s developing economies. They are observations from our work with ordinary people struggling to earn a living or even survive.

Invention from Neccessity

It’s been ten years since I was last here. A lot has changed in Jessore, Khulna and Satkhira. There are more shops in what used to be the sleepy Khulna neighborhood of Khalispur.

Much has happened in Jessore and Satkhira too. Business is booming in all kinds of shops from furniture to clothing. New hotels have sprung up and more fish are being farmed in freshly dug ponds. But many things haven’t changed.

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