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Poverty Alleviation Through Agriculture and Rural Development in Bangladesh

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  • Mahabub Hossain
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    This paper was prepared as part of CPD's ongoing agricultural policy research and advocacy activities with IRRI under the PETRRA project. It provides an overview of the progress made so far in agricultural, rural development and poverty reduction. It discusses the role of agriculture in poverty reduction in Bangladesh. It documents major challenges in further reduction of poverty in Bangladesh and opportunities for addressing the challenges.

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    Paper provided by Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) in its series CPD Working Paper with number 39.

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    Length: 16 pages
    Date of creation: Jul 2004
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    Handle: RePEc:pdb:opaper:39

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    Keywords: Poverty; Poverty alleviation; Agriculture; Rural Development; Bangladesh;

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    1. Sen, Binayak, 2003. "Drivers of Escape and Descent: Changing Household Fortunes in Rural Bangladesh," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 31(3), pages 513-534, March.
    2. Shahabuddin, Quazi & Dorosh, Paul A., 2002. "Comparative advantage in Bangladesh crop production," MTID discussion papers 47, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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    1. Mottaleb, Khondoker Abdul, 2008. "Rural Craftsmanship, Employment Creation and Poverty Alleviation: The Case of the Bamboo Craftsmanship in Bangladesh," MPRA Paper 9616, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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