Friday, November 2, 2012
[chottala.com] Bangladesh made major progress: The Economist
Bangladesh made major progress: The Economist
Between 1990 and 2010, Bangladesh has made extraordinary improvements in almost every indicator of human welfare.Bangladesh has made some of the biggest gains in the basic condition of people's lives ever seen anywhere". In the 20 years, life expectancy rose by 10 years, from 59 to 69. Bangladeshis now have a life expectancy four years longer than Indians, despite the Indians being, on average, twice as rich, the reports said. Bangladesh has also made huge gains in education and health. Bangladesh is badly governed, stifled by red tape and faces severe environmental problems. But in terms of the success of its grass-roots development, it has lessons for the world.
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