No room to cut: rising inflation traps Bangladesh climate migrants

No room to cut: rising inflation traps Bangladesh climate migrants

When Abul Kashem moved to Dhaka two years ago, after the roiling Jamuna River eroded away his home and farm in northern Bangladesh, the work he found helping grocery buyers carry their wares paid just enough to feed his family and pay his rent. But with the government increasing fuel prices 50 per cent in […]

Specialised bank for migrants increases ceiling of income generation loans to Tk 5.0m

Viral inequality and the farmers' struggle in India

ARAFAT ARA | Published: February 13, 2021 10:01:40 Probashi Kallyan Bank (PKB) would increase the ceiling of income generation loans for migrant workers to Tk 5.0 million from existing Tk 1.0 million, official sources said. The products are ‘Rehabilitation Loan’ and ‘Bangabandhu Immigrant’s Large Family Loan’. ‘Rehabilitation Loan’ designed for returnee migrant workers, offers 9.0 […]