After water, tea is the most popular beverage in the world. At 1.93 tons of tea, India produces the most, followed by China (1.2 million) and Kenya (0.44 million). Asia produces the most tea, at around 4 million tons. Bangladesh ranks 10th in the world, accounting for 3% of global tea production and employing more […]

East West University (EWU) in Bangladesh is a success story. Since the educational establishment was founded in 1996 with 6 faculty members and 20 students, it has grown to over 281 faculty and approximately 8,000 students today. Located in Dhaka, the private university not only aims “to provide quality education at an affordable cost in Bangladesh” according to […]

“There is surprising – even shocking – good news: Our ability to convert sunshine into usable energy has become much cheaper far more rapidly than anyone had predicted. The cost of electricity from photovoltaic, or PV, solar cells is now equal to or less than the cost of electricity from other sources powering electric grids […]

By Nizam Ahmed DHAKA (June 1, 2012) – Bangladesh, known as the bottomless bread basket in the 1970s, is now an emerging South Asian economy, with annual exports of some $23 billion, mainly from garment products, remittances of some $18 billion and GDP growth of over 6% despite its confrontational politics over past decades, analysts […]

Founded in 1991, Phulki demonstrates how investing in on-site daycare services at the workplace, be it in factories, companies or government offices, can benefit working mothers as well as their employers. The organization was started in Bangladesh by Suraiya Haque as a way to allow disadvantaged mothers to breastfeed their infants while at work and gain […]