Today is World Earth Day, and this year’s theme is climate action. Countries are expected to strengthen their commitments to the Paris Agreement on climate change. COVID-19, however, is teaching us other lessons.
As COVID-19 continues to spread across international borders, vulnerable communities are disproportionately at risk. BRAC conducted a rapid perception survey to capture the level of awareness among households of low incomes, and the economic impact on livelihoods.
Village development organisations under the Jibika project are community-led platforms to improve the lives of people living around Chevron-operated gas fields. Read how their annual general meetings are paving the way for their organisational security.
Climate change is playing itself out in more ways than just hotter summers. Bangladesh has been experiencing it first-hand. For this country, millions of people coming together during the global #climatestrike holds incredible value.
Dhaka is facing an impending water crisis. What can we do about it? BRAC Institute of Governance and Development’s latest State of Cities report focuses on water governance, how we use water and what the future of water in Dhaka looks like.
Jhorna Islam is somewhat of a local celebrity in Tongi, Duttapara. While there are many clothing shops in the area, the uniqueness of her designs stand out, and the quality of the cutting and material used is noticeably high.
In crisis, firefighters are met with delay in reaching their destinations due to the traffic that plagues the city. The problem is compounded further when large, curious crowds gather around places of incidents. In the chaos and confusion, do we lose sight of the grim reality, that it is lives that are at stake?
The economy has never been more competitive. Not just for those seeking employment, but also for those recruiting. How can organisations make smart decisions in recruitment and leadership, and future-proof their workforce? In our experience, one of the secrets lies in making gender diversity a business priority.