LIVELIHOOD & HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
LIVELIHOOD AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
With a steady growth hovering around 6 percent for the better part of the last one and a half decades Bangladesh is cited as a success story on global stage. Other economic indicators are also looking reassuring: per capita income has gone past $1,400 mark which earned Bangladesh a berth into the lower middle income group of countries. But these are only one side of the story. As per Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics’ quarterly report (April-June, 2016) 23.2% of Bangladeshis still live below poverty line while 12.9% are extreme poor.