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close this book Developing the non-farm sector in Bangladesh
close this folder Other lessons from comparative experience
View the document Lesson 1: Take advantage of location
View the document Lesson 2: Promote exports
View the document Lesson 3: Develop infrastructure
View the document Lesson 4: Encourage local government entrepreneurship
View the document Lesson 5: Preparing for industrialization

Other lessons from comparative experience


Rural industrialization is generally preceded by substantial gains in the productivity and technological sophistication of the agricultural economy. In contrast to some of the macroeconomic indicators, agricultural trends in Bangladesh are more positive. But not enough progress has been made. A way ahead can be distilled from the collective experience of the more dynamic East Asian countries.