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Using Household and Intrahousehold Data to Assess Food Insecurity: Evidence from Bangladesh

Categories: Bangladesh,Children,Food/Nutrition,Statistics,Women

Finds flaws in previous data on household nutrition in Bangladesh test.  Male head of household was adequately fed but females and children in household were not.  Survey covered household food consumption down to individual level.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture


Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh

Categories: Bangladesh,Labor/Employment,Treaties,United Nations$FILE/2013-05-13%20-%20Accord%20on%20Fire%20and%20Building%20Safety%20in%20Bangladesh.pdf

Agreement to establish a fire and building safety program in the country for a period of five years.  Companies that sign the agreement pledge to create an implementation plan within 45 days.  From the United Nations


Bangladesh at the Crossroads

Categories: Bangladesh,Religion/Ethics

Examines the chaos within the two party system as Bangladesh approaches the January 2007 elections and the threat posed by growing Islamist militancy. From the U.S. Institute of Peace