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‘New poor’: Ensuring inclusive growth amidst the new challenges of the pandemic

Data for good: Doing development with digitalisation

Communities across the globe are connected through the power of information and technology. Consumption patterns have been altered and traditional ways of working disrupted. How does this play out in the development sector?. . . BRAC’s Ultra-Poor Graduation programme has been evolving as the needs of the people living in extreme poverty change....

Development that works for indigenous people in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is home to over 50 indigenous groups. They speak over 35 languages and comprise over 1.8% of the population. 80% live in the plainlands in northern Bangladesh and the rest live in the south, in the Chittagong Hill Tracts. BRAC’s indigenous project has been working with indigenous people living...

Lessons from COVID-19 on World Earth Day

Today is World Earth Day, and this year’s theme is climate action. Countries are expected to strengthen their commitments to the Paris Agreement on climate change. COVID-19, however, is teaching us other lessons. . . . Our world is experiencing an unprecedented crisis. Daily deaths are in the thousands as...