BIDS Newsletter: December 2016
Begum, Anwara | December 2016
This News letter is the second issue for the year 2016 and begins with highlights of an extensive study sponsored by the ADB, which examines la bour supply and demand, and emerging skill gaps pertaining to ten potentially promising sec tors of the Bangladesh economy. Besides the ten sector studies for ADB, several other research studies were completed, from which five completed ones have been reported in this issue. About a dozen studies are in the pipeline. Out of these, seven studies have been repo rted here. The research portfolio comprises, firstly, of a study entitled "Capacity Development for Monitoring and Reporting to Increase the Effective Coverage of Basic Social Services for Children and Women in Bangladesh" for improved understanding of interventions that target better outcomes from effective coverage of social services. The second srudy entitled "Baseline Survey on Fuel Wood Cons umption for Household Cooking in Four Districts of Bangladesh" estimates empirically the level of fuel wood consumption for future comparison, after the implementation of the project, which aims to decreaseemission and reduce poverty as a result of the use of improved cooking stoves.
CitationBegum, Anwara. 2016. BIDS Newsletter: December 2016. © Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies. http://hdl.handle.net/11540/6959.
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