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    • Diverging stories of son preference in South Asia: a comparison of India and Bangladesh 

      Huq, Lopita; Kabeer, Naila; Mahmud, Simeen (BRAC University, 2012-11)
      In Bangladesh, overall sex ratio has declined from 109.6 (males/females) in the 1950s to 100.3 in 2011. Unlike countries with female deficits, the improvement in sex ratio has extended to the under‐5 age group. This has ...
    • Effects of the productive role of Bangladeshi women on their reproductive decisions 

      Hadi, Abdullahcl (Research and Evaluation Division, Brac, 2001)
    • The extreme poverty in Bangladesh: an overview 

      Halder, Shantana R.; Husain, A.M.Muazzam (Research and Evaluation Division, Brac, 2000-12)
      By reviewing existing literature this report focuses on methodological issues related to the identification of ultra poor in Bangladesh. According to different statistics up to 40% of the rural poor in Bangladesh remains ...
    • Impact of budget variance on donor funding in NGOs: case study on “Stichting BRAC International” 

      Iftekhar, Rokaiya (Brac University, 2019-08)
      The reason for this study was to explore the impacts of budget variance on the level of donor funding in BRAC International, a non-governmental organization. Organizations have a general objective or vision that they are ...
    • Income status of the ultra poor 

      Halder, Shantana R. (Research and Evaluation Division, Brac, 2000-12)
      This paper reports on income status, major sources of income and determinants of income of the ultra poor Mean per capita income was calculated to be Tk.3,385, per annum that was even less than the estimated lower poverty ...
    • Interim report community based arsenic mitigation program: successes and constraints June - October 1999 

      Jakariya, Md.; Haque, Salma R.; Hossain, Md. Zabed; Nickson, Ross T.; Chowdhury, AMR (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1999)
      The severity of the problem of arsenic in ground water in Bangladesh is now well recognized. 97% of the population relies on ground water for drinking and cooking purposes and it is estimated that one third of the country ...
    • National discourses on women's empowerment in Bangladesh: continuities and change 

      Hossain, Naomi; Nazneen, Sohela; Sultan, Maheen (BRAC University, 2011-07)
      As Bangladesh turns 40, improvements in women’s wellbeing and increased agency are claimed to be some of the most significant gains in the postindependence era. Various economic and social development indicators show that ...
    • Revisiting health of the population: agenda for the future* 

      Ahmed, Syed Masud; Hadi, Abdullhel; Roy, Rita Das; Sarkar, Malabika; Chowdhury, AMR (Research and Evaluation Division, Brac, 2001)
    • Role of NGOs in rural poverty eradication: A Bangladesh observation 

      Begum, Syeda Feroza; Zaman, Sawlat Hilmi; Khan, Mohammad Shahin (BRAC University, 2004)
      This article explores the role of NGOs (Non Government Organizations) in poverty eradication especially in the rural area of Bangladesh and how they are performing. Hence theoretical background of NGOs, a detail understanding ...
    • The role of NGOs to improve food security in Bangladesh: the BRAC perspective 

      Hyder, SM Ziauddin; Husain, A.M. Muazzam (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1999)
      Bangladesh is one of the worst food insecure nations in the world today. This paper looks into some food security issues of the poor, the most food insecure group, particularly with respect to the role of non-governmental ...
    • Selected living standard indicators and the ultra poor 

      Halder, Shantana R. (Research and Evaluation Division, Brac, 2000-12)
      This report aimed to give a clear picture on the nature of their vulnerability and potentiality to cope wit by analysis their non-land asset base, ownership of savings and their level of human poverty. It was estimated ...
    • A study on the present status of lAS-II comparison group 

      Alim, Md. Abdul (Research and Evaluation Division, Brac, 2000-09)
      The Research and Evaluation Division (RED) of BRAC has over the years been making efforts to evaluate the impact of Rural Development Programme (RDP) on its members through impact assessment studit:S (lASs). RED has ...
    • Time distribution in different teaching-learning activities in BRAC schools 

      Shahjamal, Mirja M (Research and Evaluation Division, Brac, 2002-08)
      This study aimed to explore different teaching-learning activities in BRAC schools, distribution of time in different activities and its relationship with students learning achievement. The study was done in 30 fifth ...
    • The ultra poor in the capital market 

      Halder, Shantana R.; Husain, A.M.Muazzam (Research and Evaluation Division, Brac, 2000-12)
      This paper looks into the issue of accessibility of the capital market for the ultra poor by analyzing the extent of borrowing, their sources and uses of loan. One-fourth had access to any capital sources, and only about ...