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Old Work New Light

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 May 2016.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…coverage on the plight of domestic workers. Training for individuals with physical disabilities takes the spotlight in labour and training talks. Increasing availability of electricity due to renewable energy, and organic farming practices help develop rural areas in long-lasting ways.

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Rice Farmers Profit

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development. Here is the news for the week ending 8th October 2015.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…we look at the economics of rice farming. Public universities address sexual harassment on campus.

The increasing cost of labour has been offset by mechanisation and higher yields

Global financial institutions issue their forecasts for growth while local commentators worry about global trade agreements. And we look at insurance to protect the livelihoods of the poor.

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Leather in Second Place

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development. Read below or download the news for the week ending 20th August.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

… discussions around Bangladesh’s suspension from the Generalised System of Preference continued. The apparel and leather sectors featured as usual. But uniquely skilled workers in other industries also made the news: tea pickers and saree weavers. And Qatar announced labour reforms that will benefit migrant workers from South Asia.

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