Challenges: Agriculture is the single largest producing sector of Bangladesh since it comprises about 18.6 of the country’s GDP and employs around 45% of the total labor force. Although rice and jute are the primary crops, wheat is assuming greater importance. Tea is grown in the northeast. Because of Bangladesh’s fertile soil, rice can be
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Background Development needs energy. The reliable and efficient provision of modern energy services is a key to reducing poverty as well as boosting economic development. Presently Bangladesh is generating almost sufficient power to the present need, but still a certain percent of population have no access to electricity. Though it’s one of the least energy
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The challenge: Light is one of the most important element directly linked with the socio-economic development of a family. Unfortunately, more than 30 million people of Bangladesh still living in darkness depending on candles or kerosene lamps which are expensive and health hazardous. From a recent research, it has been found that the monthly lighting expenditure of
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