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OBOR initiative: Dhaka stands to gain

OBOR initiative: Dhaka stands to gain

In the 18th century, China contributed one fifth to global GDP and accounted for one-fourth of world’s population. China had been the beacon of innovation and progress, as Chinese scholars kept spearheading cutting-edge scientific discoveries, while Chinese factories kept churning highly sophisticated consumer products like silk and ceramics. As a result, China found itself at(…)

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LCP Case Study: Implementing Clean Water Business Model

LCP Case Study: Implementing Clean Water Business Model

Opportunity High water salinity is a serious concern in Southern Bangladesh. Since 2010, GIZ Bangladesh, in association with German Association, has collaborated with Bangladesh Government’s Sustainable & Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) built 122 solar-powered clean water technologies to cater to safe water needs for the peri-urban and rural population across the Southern Delta. However,(…)

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LCP Case Study: Developing Business models for the IDSS Project

LCP Case Study: Developing Business models for the IDSS Project

The following case study has been developed based on LightCastle’s work with SNV-ACI on the IDSS project.  The Opportunity In 2016, ACI Agribusiness, a business division of the Advanced Chemical Industries (ACI), envisioned a 36-month program titled ‘Intelligent Decision Support System (IDSS) for farmers’. The program is co-financed by ACI and Netherlands Space Office (NSO),(…)

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LCP Case Study: Bangladesh Open Government Data Portal for A2i

LCP Case Study: Bangladesh Open Government Data Portal for A2i

The following case study has been developed based on LightCastle’s work for A2i.  The Opportunity In 2016, a2i, the world’s first Innovation Lab+ and the key driver from the Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh government’s public service innovation agenda, initiated a project to increase the accessibility of data among the general public through a(…)

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Market Insight: Bangladesh Feed Industry

Market Insight: Bangladesh Feed Industry

INTRODUCTION Bangladesh, with its rural and agro-based economy, has always been plagued with problems such as malnutrition, high levels of unemployment, and poverty. With the objective of alleviating the protein deficiency of the people and solving the unemployment problem to some extent, in the last 30 years, private investors have taken up the mantle to(…)

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Why ‘Going Mobile’ is the mantra for the Digital Economy

Why ‘Going Mobile’ is the mantra for the Digital Economy

Bangladesh’s growth story can be explained in a number of ways. With steady and consistent growth (+5% GDP Growth) over last one decade, the economy has slowly graduated to the lower-middle income level rung crossing the threshold of USD 1,000 per capita. If the economy can maintain momentum, it will be easy to attain the(…)

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Market Insight: Water Purifier Industry

Market Insight: Water Purifier Industry

One of the most persistent and enduring problems for developing countries is improper water sanitation. In Bangladesh, according to WHO, 97% of homes have access to water, but only 40% have proper sanitation (see endnote). That means the remaining 60% have to endure the dangers of unsafe drinking water. Most of our drinking sources contain(…)

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Digital Bangladesh in the Making – Part 1

Digital Bangladesh in the Making – Part 1
[In this first of the 2 part series blog, I will unfold some great stories of technology landscape in Bangladesh and how they are having an impact on the making of Digital Bangladesh] As an emerging economy Bangladesh has embraced technology at a rapid pace. The penetration of the telecom sector, mobile commerce and advent of internet(…)

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Market Insight: Bangladesh Private Car Tyre Industry

Market Insight: Bangladesh Private Car Tyre Industry

The tyre industry is among the most import dependent industries in Bangladesh. According to a recent report released by TechSci Research, the industry has been set to grow at over 9% CAGR until 2020. The latest budget has also endowed the industry with a tax break to foster local manufacturing. With increasing GNI (Gross National(…)

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Market Insight: Bangladesh Private Car Tyre Industry [Survey Infographic]

Market Insight: Bangladesh Private Car Tyre Industry [Survey Infographic]

  Market analysis: http://goo.gl/K8PMUJ

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