Bangladesh expands social protection plan to shake off pandemic effects

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 06/08/2021 - 17:08
Body (03.06.2021) Bangladesh has expanded its social safety net programmes by increasing the budgetary allocation by 12.5 percent in the fiscal year 2021-22 as part of the efforts to alleviate the plight of lower-income and vulnerable groups which have been hit hardest by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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