The sixth Human Development Report for Bangladesh explores the concept of Sustainable Livelihoods. An attempt is made to define this – still relatively new concept – and to use it for analyzing the state of Human Development in Bangladesh.
The available statistics on Bangladesh and its people indicate the depth of deprivation prevailing for a major part of its large polpulation. In comparison with other countries in the region, Bangladesh scores low on human development.
The 2013 Human Development Report in Cote d'Ivoire entitled « Employment, structural changes and human development in Cote d’Ivoire » reviews structural changes that impacted on employment trend and on populations’ welfare.
The report finds that Benin is one of the least advanced countries in the region, with very weak development indicators. This makes it particularly important to take strong action to improve the situation.
The Report highlights that free trade can benefit the poor of Asia-Pacific if countries adopt bold new policies that harness trade and economic growth to promote people’s well-being. It also highlights the important sub-regional variations in employment performance across the region.
The basic theme of this year's NHDR is the challenges facing Tajikistan in
consolidating the gains under the General Agreement on Peace and National Reconciliation
into sustainable economic and social development. The report describes and analyses
Cambodia's fourth NHDR documents the magnitude of child labor in Cambodia, and attempts to understand the determinants of child labor within the context of the overall labor market in the country. It also explores the links between child labor, human development, and human rights.