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Through the jute fields  

Through the jute fields

"In the field"

June 25th 2008
In the last two weeks in Bangladesh, I’ve spent quite a bit of time “in the field.” This is a term that gets thrown around by development workers in these parts, and is meant to mean that we have temporarily left our fancy flats and cushy social clubs and taken long journeys to unspecified destinations in rural Bangladesh, where we briefly interact with the key players and beneficiaries of t ... read more
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Bangladeshi Flag Bangladesh came into existence in 1971 when Bengali East Pakistan seceded from its union with West Pakistan. About a third of this extremely poor country floods annually during the monsoon rainy season, hampering economic development.... ... read more
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