|Photo: Julian Francis/Micro-credit have empowered 13 million rural poor, mostly women|
Despite rise of price of food in Bangladesh increased in first half of 2011, the poverty has surprisingly reduced slightly, an Oxfam survey claims.
He said the poverty has been decreasing gradually in the country keeping pace with the increasing growth of per head national income.
Saleem Samad, an Ashoka Fellow is an award winning investigative journalist based in Bangladesh. He specializes in Jihad, forced migration, good governance and politics. He has recently returned from exile after living in Canada for six years. He could be reached at email@example.com