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“Garment workers in Bangladesh are better-off than
their counterparts in other sectors and the workers,
most of them girls, have broken the myth that males are
the key breadwinners in Bangladesh”

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Background Note: Bangladesh
Corporate author: U.S. Department of State (Washington, DC, United States)
Current frequency: Annual (approximately)

Bangladesh
(Country Overview, Land Resources, Water Resources, Plant Nutrient Resources, etc.)
Corporate author: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (Rome, Italy)
Current frequency: Irregular

Bangladesh (extract from World Fact Book 2008)
Corporate author: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) (Washington, DC, United States)
See: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bg.html
Current frequency: annual

Bangladesh - An Agenda for Action: Status Report
Corporate author: The World Bank, South Asia Region (Washington, DC, United States)
Current frequency: Annual

Bangladesh - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh)

Bangladesh Annual Economic Update
Corporate author: The World Bank, South Asia Region (Washington, DC, United States)
Current frequency: Annual

Bangladesh at a Glance
Corporate author: The European Commission’s Delegation to Bangladesh
Currnet frequency: irregular

Bangladesh at a Glance
Corporate author: The World Bank (Washington, DC, United States)
Current frequency: about twice a year

Bangladesh - European Community: Country Strategy Paper for the period 2007-2013 (pdf)
Corporate author: The European Commission's Delegation to Bangladesh
Currnet frequency: current strategy covers 2007-2013

Bangladesh Country Brief and Bangladesh Fact Sheet          
Corporate author: Australian Government,
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Barton, Australia)
Current frequency: Irregular (for Brief), biannually (for Fact Sheet)

Bangladesh Country Profile
Corporate author: Microfinance Gateway
Current frequency: irregular

Bangladesh Country Strategy and Program (CSP)
Corporate author: Asian Development Bank (Manila, The Philippines)
Current CSP covers 2006-2010; previously annual updates

Bangladesh Factsheet [Country Fact Sheet]
Corporate author: U.K. Department for International Development (DFID) Bangladesh (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Current frequency: irregular (about once a year in February)

Bangladesh Guide
Corporate author: One World UK (London, United Kingdom)
Current frequency: irregular

Bangladesh Microfinance Country Profile (pdf)
Corporate author: Credit and Development Forum (CDF), (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Current frequency: irregular

Bangladesh Newsletter  (Note, this is more than a typical newsletter, hence listed here)
Corporate author: Asian Development Bank, Bangladesh Resident Office (Dhaka)
Current frequency: quarterly

Bangladesh Quarterly Economic Update
Corporate author: Asian Development Bank, Bangladesh Resident Office (Dhaka)
Current frequency: quarterly

Country Information: Bangladesh
Corporate author: Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (Berlin, Germany)
Current frequency: Irregular

Country Environmental Profile Information System
Corporate Author: United Nations Environment Programme (Nairobi, Kenya)
Current frequency: Irregular

Country Overview
Corporate author: Board of Investment (BOI) of Bangladesh
Current frequency: irregular

Country Profile Bangladesh
Corporate author: U.K. Department for International Development (DFID) (London, United Kingdom)
Current frequency: Irregular

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Corporate author: United States, Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
Current frequency: Annual

Decent Work Pilot Programme -- Country Brief: Bangladesh
Corporate author: International Labour Organization (Geneva, Switzerland)
Current frequency: Irregular

Energy Information: Country Analysis Briefs - Bangladesh
Corporate author: Energy Information Administration, Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government (Washington,
DC, United States)
Current frequency: Annual (approximately)

Financial Sector Review
Corporate author: Bangladesh Bank (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Current frequency: half-yearly (June and December), Vol. 1, No. 1 published in June 2006

FIRST Information Exchange: Bangladesh
Provides information on Bangladesh's financial sector donor projects, a brief description of Bangladesh's financial
sector, and links to financial sector reports and diagnostics from international organizations.
Corporate author:
FIRST Initiative
Current frequency: irregular

Mineral Industry of Bangladesh, The
[This is a section on Bangladesh in the annual U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Yearbook]
Corporate author: U.S. Geological Survey (Washington, DC, United States)
Current frequency: Annual (since 1994; 2006 Yearbook was published in September 2007)

Monetary Policy Review
Corporate author: Bangladsh Bank (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Current frequency: semi-annual (April and October); Vol. 1 No. 1 published in October 2005

Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:
Unlocking the Potential -- National Strategy for Accelerated Poverty Reduction
Corporate author: Planning Commission, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Current frequency: Annual (for PRSP updates; Full PRSP dated October 16, 2005)

Report of the United Nations Resident Coordinator System on Development Activities in
Bangladesh
Corporate author: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (New York, United States)
Current frequency: Annual

Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility
Corporate author: International Monetary Fund (IMF) (Washington, DC, United States)
Current frequency: Semi-Annual (last Review: November 2006)

Trade Policy Review Bangladesh
Corporate author: World Trade Organization (WTO) (Geneva, Switzerland)
Current frequency: Unknown


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