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The green gold of Bangladesh: Microalgae Biomass

With a population growth of nearly 1.38%, Bangladesh will have 200 million inhabitants by 2050, which will lead to national challenges

DNCC U–LOOP Program

It is not often that I have the opportunity to write about some specific short term relief program for Dhaka's transport problems that is

Urban extreme events and 'Old Dhaka'

Dhaka—like other rapidly urbanising megacities in the tropics, is facing overwhelming demand for buildable land, which continues to

Foreign investments under a heterodox microscope

Economics is not a science. As much as those of us studying and practicing the discipline would like to place it in the same category as the hard, positivist sciences, the fact of the matter is...

Integrated resource planning and the power sector

Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) is a planning approach that has the potential to take a society-wide perspective, incorporate public..

Capital market needs better listings

The capital market is in good shape now that our twin bourses have been de-mutualised with the view to ensure transparency, efficiency and accountability in the stock market, i.e. the ownership of...

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Energy consumption and urban texture: A case study of Dhaka

Energy is a burning issue for the twenty-first century Bangladesh. With the ever growing demand for energy to cope with a developing economy ...

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

E-Governance and Bangladesh

Electronic-governance (e-governance in short) involves the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and its numerous

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Robi Airtel Merger: An opportunity to ponder

In September 2015, Robi Axiata Limited (Robi) and Airtel Bangladesh Limited (Airtel) expressed their desire to merge and made an application to the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory...

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Urban extreme events and 'Old Dhaka'

Dhaka—like other rapidly urbanising megacities in the tropics, is facing overwhelming demand for buildable land, which continues to

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Keeping money at home —not that easy

No country in the world can keep all its money at home—not even the otherwise heavenly abodes like the United States. Money flows, whether legally or in illicit ways, across the boundaries. Money...

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

DNCC U–LOOP Program

It is not often that I have the opportunity to write about some specific short term relief program for Dhaka's transport problems that is

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Bureaucratic red tape and investment: An SC decision

Investment (both foreign and local) for setting up industries is typically considered as an engine for creation of jobs and economic development. Government agencies in Bangladesh often claim that...

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

The green gold of Bangladesh: Microalgae Biomass

With a population growth of nearly 1.38%, Bangladesh will have 200 million inhabitants by 2050, which will lead to national challenges

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Towards realising a dream

It is worth mentioning that from an engineering point of view, the project is one of the most challenging in the world. In terms of complexity, River Training Works contract is the most difficult.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Capital market needs better listings

The capital market is in good shape now that our twin bourses have been de-mutualised with the view to ensure transparency, efficiency and accountability in the stock market, i.e. the ownership of...