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The World Bank in Bangladesh

The World Bank in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh is one of the poorest and most densely-populated countries in the world, yet it has achieved impressive progress since its independence in 1971. With a vibrant economy that has grown at nearly 6 percent per year in the last decade, Bangladesh has seen the number of poor drop by one-third during the same period.

In this remarkable journey, the World Bank has enjoyed a strong relationship with Bangladesh that spans four decades. It has supported Government efforts in economic growth, power, infrastructure, disaster management, human development and poverty reduction. Since 1972, the World Bank has committed more than US$ 16 billion to advance Bangladesh’s development priorities.

This publication provide a glimpse of the ongoing World Bank projects in Bangladesh and showcase an important partnership aimed at creating opportunities for the disadvantaged, the poor and the vulnerable. It conveys what the World Bank have come to learn through many years of engagement with this dynamic and resilient country—that with strong commitment, sound policies and effective government, Bangladesh has enormous potential to offer its people a better, brighter future.

Bangladesh is one of the poorest and most densely-populated countries in the world, yet it has achieved impressive progress since its independence in 1971. With a vibrant economy that has grown at nearly 6 percent per year in the last decade, Bangladesh has seen the number of poor drop by one-third during the same period.

In this remarkable journey, the World Bank has enjoyed a strong relationship with Bangladesh that spans four decades. It has supported Government efforts in economic growth, power, infrastructure, disaster management, human development and poverty reduction. Since 1972, the World Bank has committed more than US$ 16 billion to advance Bangladesh’s development priorities.

This publication provide a glimpse of the ongoing World Bank projects in Bangladesh and showcase an important partnership aimed at creating opportunities for the disadvantaged, the poor and the vulnerable. It conveys what the World Bank have come to learn through many years of engagement with this dynamic and resilient country—that with strong commitment, sound policies and effective government, Bangladesh has enormous potential to offer its people a better, brighter future.

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Publish date: Dec 4, 2013
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