Brighter Lives for Refugees

Image Source:UNHCR.S/Rich In connection with Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign, IKEA has donated a total of €30.8 million to help the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) bring light and renewable energy to refugee camps across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The impacts of this initiative are: Over 284,000 refugees and members of host communities… Read More

Bangladesh’s Bold Journey: From the MDGs to the SDGs

Bangladesh is one of the bright stars from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) era. The final MDG progress report published by the General Economics Division (GED) of the Bangladesh Planning Commission indicated Bangladesh’s remarkable progress: poverty was cut in half and school enrollment in primary and secondary achieved 97%. However, other social challenges persist such… Read More

Bangladesh Assistance in Rohiynga Crisis: The Need for Scaling-up Relief & Aid

Image Source: Dhaka Tribune The harrowing encounters of the Muslim Rohingya minority group is a testament of the constant struggle for basic human rights which others take for granted, the rights that people are entitled to by virtue of them being human. This ethnic Muslim group constitute around one million of the total 50 million… Read More

Growing with Bangladesh: From Fossil Fuel to Alternative Energy Source

Abstract: Braving odds, Bangladesh has aggressed as a promising member of the N-11 economies (Next Eleven Emerging Market Economies). The sustenance of this growth requires uninterrupted energy supply and a careful scrutiny of the national energy mix to complement the government’s projected Vision 2021, Vision 2030 and Vision 2041. However, the shortage and constraint in… Read More

Resurrection of Earth Energy through Carbon Capturing Plants

Recalibrating the environmentally damaged earth has never hit as breakneck pace as it has now with the Carbon Capturing and Storage (CCS) plants. This article is a blind taste test for the trade-offs and spin-offs of CCS as opposed to its expensive measurement in the developing countries.

The New Playbook of Islamic States

With dynamic attack moves and tactical battle plans, ISIS is mulling custom designed strategies for each of its operation – a tool that decreases ISIS’s predictability and decoys the global security apparatus.

The EAGLEs: Rise of the Rest

As the borderline is now thinning between the developing countries and emerging economies, it is now time to visualize the next runners of economic development and flag bearer of industrial revolution – the EAGLEs.

Development Displacement and some words…

A look at the uprooting of people due to development projects and systemic means of reducing damage

China and South Asia: The clarion call for a new alliance against IS

Regional cooperation in counter-terrorism between China and South Asia has been persistently averted. This piece explores the renewed scope for cooperation in the face of emergent threats, and underscores the importance of joining forces against what may be the deadliest breed of international terrorism encountered thus far.

What is lost on the ground is recovered in cyberspace: The New Face of Radicalization

The battles to take back Mosul and Raqqa from ISIS have given rise to very important questions – What happens to ISIS as they physically disperse? Where do they go? What do they do?