|Developing the non-farm Sector in Bangladesh: Lessons from other Asian Countries (WB, 1996, 116 p.)|
|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.