Roundtables

Roundtables

Bridging the nutrition gap

Joint Action for Nutrition Outcome (JANO) project, implemented by CARE Bangladesh, in association with The Daily Star organized a roundtable, titled “Assessing Public Expenditure in NPAN-2 & 8th FYP” on May 16, 2024. Here we publish a summary of the discussion. 

1w ago

The Future of Money: Central Bank’s Digital Currency

Policy Research Institute (PRI) in collaboration with The Daily Star organized a roundtable titled ‘Future of Money’ on March 31, 2024. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.

1w ago

Better Work, Better Lives Elevating the RMG Industry in Bangladesh

The goal of this roundtable, along with the Better Work Bangladesh project, is to foster a sustainable, ethical, and profitable RMG sector.

4w ago

Driving growth in clean cooking solutions

There is no denying the paramount importance of clean cooking for health and environmental preservation. Our focus remains on safeguarding the health of mothers and children, given the severe health and environmental ramifications of traditional cooking methods.

1m ago

Unlocking economic potential with digital financial inclusion

The initiation of digital financial services (DFS) in Bangladesh has been quite satisfactory, yet its untapped potential remains substantial, presenting significant opportunities for further development. Bangladesh’s prospects are immense, as we have yet to surpass the midpoint in realizing the potential gains achievable through financial inclusion.

3m ago

Land Crime Prevention and Remedy Act, 2023: Citizen Views

The title, Land Crime Prevention and Remedy Act, 2023, distinctly reveals its character as a criminal law aimed at delineating a range of land-related offenses and prescribing corresponding penalties for such transgressions.

5m ago

Nothing about us without us

Save the Children in collaboration with The Daily Star organized a roundtable titled ‘Bangladesh in COP28 and Generation Hope Campaign: Youth and Children Voices Shaping Climate Discussion’ on November 26, 2023. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.

7m ago

Women’s Participation in Renewable Energy Challenges and Opportunities

Ensuring a successful shift toward renewable energy necessitates the active involvement and empowerment of women in the sector.

7m ago

Consent to marriage and best interest of girls

The dominance of politics in our national spheres has, unfortunately, diverted attention away from critical issues like child marriage.

Opportunities and Challenges to Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities in Bangladesh

We find ourselves easily discussing inclusive education now, but just two decades ago, the idea of children with disabilities pursuing studies seemed unimaginable.

10 years since Rana Plaza tragedy

Solidarity Center and IndustriAll Bangladesh Council (IBC), with the support of USAID, organised a roundtable titled “Workers’ Health-Safety & Trade Union Rights: Where are we now?

Kidney patients are at higher risk of unexpected disasters

On March 4, 2023, the Kidney Awareness Monitoring & Prevention Society (KAMPS), with the support of Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Limited, organised a roundtable titled “Kidney patients are at higher risk of unexpected disasters”. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.

1y ago

Skilling Bangladesh: challenges and possibilities

Swisscontact Bangladesh in collaboration with The Daily Star organized a roundtable titled ‘The current trends in skills development sector of Bangladesh: challenges and possibilities’ on February 15, 2023. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.

1y ago

Rohingya Crisis Response in Bangladesh: Is a strategic shift from the current approach needed?

Approximately one million people from the Rohingya community escaping violence in Myanmar arrived in Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh in August 2017.

1y ago

Policy actions to improve SRH services for adolescents and youth: Beyond gaps and challenges

Network for Ensuring Adolescents Reproductive Health Rights and Services (NEARS) in association with The Daily Star organized a roundtable titled “Policy actions to improve SRH services for adolescents and youth: Beyond gaps and challenges”

1y ago

How girls are realizing their potentials: Opportunities and challenges

The saying goes, “if creating opportunities isn’t possible, remove the roadblocks so they can create their own.” Unfortunately, there is a prevalent mindset to restrict, particularly girls, from exploring their potential.

1y ago

Disability-inclusive National Budget 2023-24

Access Bangladesh Foundation in association with The Daily Star, DCF, NCDW, Sitakund Federation,

1y ago

Holistic approach imperative to end malnutrition and gender inequality among adolescents

Joint Action for Nutrition Outcome (JANO), in association with The Daily Star, organized a roundtable titled "Adolescent Nutrition,

1y ago

Dissemination Workshop on Strengthening Family Planning through Advocacy: Learnings and Opportunities

Marie Stopes Bangladesh has been working in Bangladesh since 1988 with a mission that translates Children by Choice, not Chance.

1y ago

Saving mother nature, saving us

USAID in association with The Daily Star organised a roundtable titled ‘Saving mother nature, saving us – The role of youth in leading conservation and climate resilience’ on December 18, 2022. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.

1y ago

Ensuring the rights of small-scale fishers for the sustainable fisheries sector in Bangladesh

In our country, the ratio of the formal to informal sector is around 15% to 85%.

1y ago
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