Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2012 UNDAF Bangladesh 2012-2016

The United Nations Development Assistance Framework is aligned with the Millennium Development... The United Nations Development Assistance Framework is aligned with the Millennium Development Goals, with the Outline Perspective Plan of Bangladesh (2010-2021) and with the Sixth Five Year Plan. It identifies seven policy pillars for intervention: 1) Democratic Governance and Human Rights; 2) Pro-poor Growth with Equity; 3) Social Services for Human Development; 4) Food Security and Nutrition; 5) Climate Change, Environment, Disaster Risk Reduction and Response; 6) Pro-poor Urban Development; 7) Gender Equality and Women's Advancement.

2011 Sixth Five Year Development Plan

The base underlying goals of the Sixth Five Year Development Plan are:... The base underlying goals of the Sixth Five Year Development Plan are: 1) building a secular tolerant liberal progressive democratic state; 2) promoting good governance and curbing corruption; 3) promoting sustainable human development; 4) reducing the growth of population; 5) instituting a prudent macroeconomic policy mix; 6) promoting a favorable industrialization and trade policy regime; 7) addressing globalization and regional cooperation challenges; 8) ensuring adequate supply of electricity and fuel; 9) achieving food security; 10) making available adequate infrastructure; 11) pursuing environmental friendly development; and 12) building a digital Bangladesh. Hence, the plan develops a wide range of sectoral strategies and policies, dealing with agricultural growth and productivity, exports diversification, energy development, transport services, urban development, education and research, culture, religion, sport, health, environment and disaster risk management, population growth, malutrition and poverty.

Ceramic Industry, Chemicals, Cosmetics, Crops (Rice, Wheat, Maize), Electronic Industry, Energy... Ceramic Industry, Chemicals, Cosmetics, Crops (Rice, Wheat, Maize), Electronic Industry, Energy Efficiency Appliances, Fisheries, Food Processing, Footwear and Leather products, Footwear and Leather products, Forestry, Furniture, Handicrafts, Herbal Medicinal Plant, High-Value Crops (Fruits and Vegetables) , Home textile, Jewelry, Jute Industry, Light engineering products (including auto-parts and bicycles), Light engineering products (including auto-parts and bicycles), Livestock, Ocean-going Ship Building Industries, Pharmaceuticals, Plastic Industry, Polymer Industry, Radio-active (diffusion) Application Industry, Ready Made Garment Sector, Renewable Energy (Solar Power, Windmill), Software and ICT Products, Steel and Engineering, Tea Industry, Textile Industry, Tissue Grafting and Biotechnology, Toy Industry

2010 Outline Perspective Plan of Bangladesh 2010-2021 - Making Vision 2021 a Reality

The overarching vision of the Perspective plan is successful national development, encompassing... The overarching vision of the Perspective plan is successful national development, encompassing economic, social, cultural and political aspects. The development priorities of the plan are: i) Ensuring effective governance; ii) Promoting an innovative people for digital Bangladesh; iii) Creating a caring society; iv) Addressing globalization and regional cooperation challenges; v) Ensuring broad-based growth and food security; vi) Providing energy security for development and welfare; vii) Building a sound infrastructure; viii) Mitigating the impacts of climate change. Hence, the plan focuses on economic growth and good governance, human development, macroeconomic stability, agriculture, industrialisation, trade regime, regional and global cooperation, energy security, infrastructures and environmental sustainability.

Crops (Rice, Wheat, Maize), Fisheries, Forestry, Information Communication Technology, Livestock and... Crops (Rice, Wheat, Maize), Fisheries, Forestry, Information Communication Technology, Livestock and Poultry, Oilseeds, Potatoes and Pulses, Textiles and Garments

2008 National Food Policy Plan of Action

The National Food Policy provides an overview of the food security context... The National Food Policy provides an overview of the food security context in Bangladesh, focusing on the achievement of the Millenniumd Development Goals and of the World Food Summit targets. It focuses on three main objectives: 1) Adequate and stable supply of safe and nutritious food; 2) Increased purchasing power and access to food of the people; 3) Adequate nutrition for all individuals, especially women and children. It provides a detailed agenda and implementation strategy within the framework set by the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper in 2005.

2008 National Sustainable Development Strategy

The overarching objective of the National Sustainable Development Strategy (NSDS) is to... The overarching objective of the National Sustainable Development Strategy (NSDS) is to ensure sustained economic growth, environmental protection and social justice. It focuses on four strategic priority areas (i. Sustained Economic Growth; ii. Agriculture and Rural Development; iii. Social Security/Protection; iv. Environment and Natural Resource Management) and on three cross-cutting areas (i. Good Governance; ii. Human Resource Development and Management; iii. Gender).

Crops (Rice, Wheat), Fisheries, Forestry, Livestock Crops (Rice, Wheat), Fisheries, Forestry, Livestock

2006 Bangladesh Vision 2021

The Vision is the product of a long consultative process with the... The Vision is the product of a long consultative process with the people of Bangladesh, who have contributed to identify eight main goals the country should aim to and achieve by 2021: 1) To become a participatory democracy; 2) To have an efficient, accountable, transparent and decentralised system of governance; 3) To become a poverty-free middle-income country; 4) To have a nation of healthy citizens; 5) To have a skilled and creative human resource; 6) To become a globally integrated regional economic and commercial hub; 7) To be environmentally sustainable; and 8) To be a more inclusive and equitable society.

2005 Bangladesh Growth and Export Competitiveness

The study assesses growth and export performance of Bangladesh, identifying the sources... The study assesses growth and export performance of Bangladesh, identifying the sources of economic growth, productivity and export competitiveness as well as the obstacles to the development of a friendly investment climate. Hence, it provides integrated value chain analyses of strategic exportable products, and it outlines the impact on trade of transaction costs, logistics and trade facilitation, and quality and food standards.

Ceramic Industry, Food Processing, Footwear, Knitwear Sector (T-shirts), Leather, Shrimp Farming, Vegetables (French Green Beans) Ceramic Industry, Food Processing, Footwear, Knitwear Sector (T-shirts), Leather, Shrimp Farming, Vegetables (French Green Beans)

2005 Unlocking the Potential - National Strategy for Accelerated Poverty Reduction

The strategy provides an snapshot of the current poverty situation in Bangladesh,... The strategy provides an snapshot of the current poverty situation in Bangladesh, and reviews the consulation process in the formulation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy and the key issues thereof. Hence, it outlines a roadmap for accelerated poverty reduction based on strategic blocks and supporting strategies, and dealing with a wide range of economic, social and institutional issues. Finally, it provides an assessment of the medium-term macroeconomic framework and it identifies precise goals and targets to achieve; it allocates financial resources and it provides a framework for monitoring and evaluation.

Crops (Rice, Wheat), Fisheries, Forestry, Information Communication Technology, Livestock and Poultry, Tourism Crops (Rice, Wheat), Fisheries, Forestry, Information Communication Technology, Livestock and Poultry, Tourism

1999 National Agriculture Policy

The policy aims at making Bangladesh a self-sufficient nation through the increase... The policy aims at making Bangladesh a self-sufficient nation through the increase of production of all crops, including cereals, and ensuring food security for all. In particular, it addresses the use of seeds and fertilisers, the improvement of irrigation and pest management, agricultural mechanisation, research, extension, marketing, education and training. Furthermore, it assesses the the importance of government support and environmental protection in agricultural production, as well as the role of women and gender issues.