Citi Foundation, Griffith Asia Institute, ADBI and MSC launch new study to support bridging the digital divide in developing nations

10 Reduced Inequalities
Citi Foundation and the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI), have announced a partnership with the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and MSC (MicroSave Consulting) to conduct a major study in Indonesia and Bangladesh to gain a deeper understanding of how the digital divide impacts those at the base of the economic pyramid (BoEP) and to identify […]

Researchers investigate sustainable and social economic development in Bangladesh

Business and government
Two books have been launched at Griffith University, Australia on 14 October 2021. Editors of the volumes include: Dr Moazzem Hossain, former Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (SMR) Professorial Fellow of the University of Hull, UK and an Adjunct AP of Griffith University, Australia; Dr QK Ahmad, Chairman, Dhaka School of Economics, Dhaka University, Bangladesh; and Dr […]

Symposium on South/South Migration

Griffith Asia Institute
The ‘International Symposium on South/South Migration: Opportunities, Risks and Policy Imperatives’ was hosted at the University of Queensland on 15 April – a joint initiative between the School of Social Science, University of Queensland, and the Griffith Asia Institute. South/South migration is a relatively new phenomenon. Historically, the flow of migration between Global North (developed) […]

Combating gender violence in Bangladesh

Griffith International
Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Women’s and Children’s Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Asma Jahan, spent three months in Australia gathering data on domestic violence (DV) laws, policies and practices around Australia towards assisting the Government of Bangladesh combat gender violence. Dr Jahan was offered a Department of Foreign Affairs and […]

Climate Change Resilience Project in Bangladesh

Centre for Environment and Population Health
Imagine walking 7 km every day to collect 15L of safe water for your family. Imagine that you might need to tie up your small children so that they don’t drown in the ponds that surround your village while you are away collecting the water. This type of dilemma is faced by thousands of women […]