Stories about Bangladesh from November, 2011
As governments gear up for COP17, which starts today, experts are warning that among climate change's greatest consequences in developing countries are the risks to the agriculture sector, including an increased risk of food insecurity. Bangladesh is among the top five most vulnerable countries.
For PopTech 2011 Kris Krug has taken an interview Shahidul Alam, the renowned photographer of Bangladesh. You can read it in Shahidul Alam's blog.
Shahriar Amin opines that in implementing corporate social responsibility (CSR), the primary objective of any organization is not doing the welfare of community but to provide welfare of the brand. So CSR is really a kind of half truth.
Sazid Khan thinks that the decision of the Bangladesh government to split the Dhaka City Corporation into two zones will create more problems rather solving the existing ones.
Farzana Yasmin, a young Bangladeshi bride sent ripples across the country when she divorced her husband right after the wedding, after his family, with his consent, asked for a dowry from her family.
A. I. Sajib posts a photo essay on his experience during a cycling tour with a new cycling community in Bangladesh.
Habib Siddiqui endorses Bangladesh's stance on terming the people of the Chittagong hill tracts as ethnic minorities in place of indigenous people.
Bangladesh Corporate Blog lists nine hilarious trends that show that Bangladesh is becoming an emerging country.
On the 31 October, the earth welcomed Oishi, a newborn in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka. She carried a special message - she is the 7 billionth child of the world. Also in South Asia, Muthumani from Sri Lanka and Nargis from India, both newborn girls, were celebrated as the symbolic 7 billionth human in the world.