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‘Massive dev made in last 15 years’

bdreports24 Desk: State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat said on Thursday that an incredible development has been made under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over the last 15 years. He made the remark while addressing the opening ceremony of 'Shaheed Dr. Fazle Rabbi Park' under 'Modernisation, Development and Greening of Open Spaces of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC)' at Gulshan in Dhaka on Thursday afternoon, reports UNB. He said that many things can b<...

Green Climate Fund: Course correction needed?

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is meant to be a new, innovative institution that will directly support climate action in developing countries, with a particular focus on the poorest and most vulnerable who thus far have had little access to climate finance. Further, the GCF is to do this through projects and programmes that also address sustainable development and bring social, environmental, economic and gender benefits. But last week, at its penultimate meeting before the major United Nations climate summit in Paris, the GCF Board took decisions that flew in the face of this vision for the Fund. [caption id="attachment_18235" align="alignright" width="604"]