BRAC's achievements in generating employment in Jhikargacha RDP area: a quantitative study
AuthorHalder, Shantana R
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CitationHalder, S. R. (1995, April). BRAC’s achievements in generating employment in Jhikargacha RDP area: a quantitative study. Research Reports (1995): Economic Studies, Vol - IX, 140–177.
By involving the rural poor in different BRAC financed activities, BRAC achieves its one of the main objectives - to generate new employment, mostly self-employment among the women folk. This study in Jhikargacha BRAC RDP area in Jessore district draws upon data collected from 350 programme participants, purposively selected to represent 6816 study population, who were directly or indirectly involved in major BRAC economic activities in sericulture, poultry, livestock, fisheries, agriculture, and health programme and created new paid and non-paid self-employment.