Dr. Shamsul Alam is Member (Senior Secretary), General Economics Division, Bangladesh Planning Commission.
Shamsul Alam | October 04, 2018 Successful implementation of SDGs in Bangladesh will largely hinge on how effectively it is integrated into national planning as well as localisation at district and upazila levels. At national level SDGs are fully integrated into the national development plan and strategies. The implementation at macro level is in fullREAD MORE
by Shamsul Alam | April 29, 2018 The private sector has been historically playing an important role in economic development of Bangladesh. Almost all the past medium-term development plans have relied on private financing for their implementation. In the seventh Five-Year Plan (7FYP), private sector is expected to finance 77.3 per cent of the totalREAD MORE
Implementation of the Development challenges Bangladesh faces: Challenges and way forward Shamsul Alam | January 25, 2018 Development of Bangladesh is about defying various odds ranging from frequent devastating disasters to managing the highly dense population and emerging as a development puzzle. Social achievement in Bangladesh has superseded the economic one. Recognition from the internationalREAD MORE
by Shamsul Alam December 19, 2017 The critical role of nutrition in cognitive development of the children highlights the importance of social protection measures. According to the World Bank, children between conception and age of 4, if undernourished, fall into the high risk zone of impaired cognitive development, and the likelihood of death of thisREAD MORE