CPD Policy Briefs


  • Workers’ Organisations in RMG Enterprises: How to Address Institutional Challenges? 

    Moazzem, Khondaker Golam; Azim, Syeda Samiha (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-08-30)
    The poor state of workers’ organisations at the enterprise level is the weakest part of a globally competitive readymade garment (RMG) value chain of Bangladesh. The situation did not improve even after undertaking various initiatives during the post-Rana ...
  • Are Subcontractee Enterprises Able to Upgrade? Insights from a Case Study 

    Moazzem, Khondaker Golam; Arfanuzzaman, Md. (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-08-30)
    This Policy Brief presents a case study of a subcontractee enterprise which is not a member of any trade body but enlisted in the DIFE. The Brief highlights the benchmark level of social compliance and technological standards of this enterprise in order ...
  • Performance of EPZ RMG Enterprises: Are They Still Better Compared to Non-EPZ Enterprises? 

    Moazzem, Khondaker Golam; Arfanuzzaman, Md; Halim, Faizan Bin; Reza, Minhaz M; Azim, Syeda Samiha (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-08-30)
    For nearly four decades, export processing zones (EPZs) have made significant contribution in the Bangladesh economy in terms of accelerating production and investment, generating employment opportunities and ensuring the inward flow of foreign exchange. ...
  • ‘Data Universe’ of Bangladesh’s RMG Enterprises How to Meet the Data Gap? 

    Moazzem, Khondaker Golam; Ahmad, Marzuka Radia (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-07-30)
    The lack of real-time data of readymade garment (RMG) enterprises fails to commensurate with the robust industrial growth of the sector over the decades. Most of the available public and private databases are not comprehensive and do not meet the data ...

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