by Md. Rezwan Siddiqui, East West University, Bangladesh South Asia (comprised of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Pakistan, Nepal, Maldives, India, and Sri Lanka), with an estimated population of 1.836 billion (almost a quarter of the global population) is one of the world’s most densely populated regions. With rapidly booming economies, steadily improving human development indices, and […]

Rokeya Akhter is a national consultant and professional in development projects in Bangladesh. Her specializations are in gender action plan, nutrition for adolescents, and climate change resilience for food security. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Her doctoral research is on language, culture and schooling in Dhaka. She has completed […]

by Habibul Haque Khondker, Member of Executive Committee In 2008 more than 50 percent of the world population of nearly seven billion became urban. This marked an important milestone in history. In 1800 only 3 percent, in 1900 14 percent and in 1950 30 percent of the world population lived in urban centers. Asia is […]