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October 23, 2014

Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement – Economic Growth Advisor, GS-11

Applicable for US Citizens Only

 

The Economic Growth Advisor shall provide support to the Economic Growth Office management and teams across the main functional areas of Feed the Future and Global Climate Change as requested.  The incumbent will focus on monitoring and evaluation; office support for gender; communication and messaging, Economic Growth office support for Geographical Information System and reporting. Additional responsibilities could include; Policy, Strategy Development and Implementation; assisting with Project Design; Budget Cycle Management; Coordination with Donors, Host Country Government and the Embassy. Additional support in the area of Geographical Information Systems would be a valuable plus.

 

Opening Date: October 26, 2014

Closing Date: November 16, 2014

 

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Farmer using Urea Deep Placement Technology at the rice field
March 28, 2013

Research on deep placement of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium (NPK) fertilizer briquettes shows yield increases for vegetables and rice crops when compared to the conventional broadcast application of fertilizer. The Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) and the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) presented their findings at a daylong workshop at the Bangladesh Agriculture Research Council (BARC), organized by the Accelerating Agricultural Productivity Improvement (AAPI) project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury attended the workshop, among others.

growing herbal garden in a  remote district of Bangladesh
March 27, 2013

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg and Bangladesh’s Minister of Environment and Forests Dr. Hasan Mahmud jointly announced the launch of the new USAID Climate-Resilient Ecosystems and Livelihoods (CREL) program. The U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh, Dan Mozena, and USAID Bangladesh Mission Director, Richard Greene, also attended the launch.

March 27, 2013

Dhaka – Today, over 100 political party leaders and civil society representatives convened at a national conference on public opinion research to learn how population-based surveys can be used to promote democracy and help leaders be more responsive to their citizens. Political researchers from the United States, Indonesia, and Bangladesh shared their experiences using this important research tool.

More than 500 government officials participated at the Local Governance Conference. Participantes from Bangladesh and ten other
March 20, 2013

Today the Municipal Association of Bangladesh (MAB) and the Bangladesh Union Parishad Forum (BUPF) brought together more than 500 local government officials at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Dhaka for the 2013 International Conference on Local Government. Over two days, conference participants from Bangladesh and ten other countries will discuss key topics for their constituencies, including decentralization, public-private partnerships, climate change, disaster risk reduction, and gender equality. The US Agency for International Development (USAID), along with the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), provided technical and financial support for the conference.

February 11, 2013

U.S. Ambassador Dan Mozena visited the Sustainable Rice Seed Production project funded by the U.S. Government’s premier development agency United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today, February 11. Currently Ambassador Mozena is travelling in Jessore-Khulna region. This USG funded Project currently operates in 20 southern districts covering all 124 Upazilas. The U.S. government through USAID/Bangladesh promotes new high-yielding and stress tolerant (Saline, draught, flood resistant) rice varieties to ensure food security under both normal and adverse climatic conditions such as flood, drought and salinity.

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