Bangladesh has experienced significant economic growth and social development in recent years, but this has not benefited the whole population. The study addresses the questions of why and how Bangladesh’s economic development has excluded the country’s most vulnerable populations. Specifically, the aim of the study is to increase the understanding of the drivers behind and experiences of extreme poverty and marginalisation among ethnic and religious minorities in the country. The study is qualitative and based on empirical material collected through interviews and focus groups in Bangladesh.
Owasim Akram, researcher (post-doctoral) at Örebro university
Mathilde Maîtrot, lecturer at the University of Bath
Joe Devine, professor at the University of Bath
Anders Uhlin, professor at Lund university (advisory role)
Ann-Catrin Kristianssen, senior lecturer at Örebro university (advisory role)
Chairman of the reference group: Julia Schalk
Project manager at EBA: Helena Hede Skagerlind
The report is expected to be launched in early fall 2023.