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    Female Labor Force Participation in Bangladesh: What Do We Know? How Can We Address it in Operations?
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2019-06) World Bank Group
    This knowledge note is designed to support operational teams to design interventions to help address the challenges of female labor force participation in Bangladesh. The note presents a brief overview of the status and dynamics of female labor force participation in Bangladesh, along with a discussion of underlying causes. It identifies potential areas for investment and policy intervention and provides good practice case examples from World Bank projects around the world.
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    A Decade of Rural Transformation: Lessons Learnt from the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project—JEEViKA
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2017) World Bank Group
    The objective of this booklet is to document a decade of journey of the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project (BRLP) from 2006 to 2016 in the one of the poorest states in India. The project was successfully completed and a follow-on project, Bihar Transformative Development Project (BTDP) commenced in 2016 to expand the BRLP model. This booklet is a joint effort of the Bihar Rural Livelihood Promotion Society (BRLPS) (locally known as JEEViKA) and the World Bank and aims to share the lessons learnt with the development practitioners and colleagues around the world who have the same motivation and goals for rural poverty alleviation and transformation for shared prosperity.