For establishing a comprehensive mechanism for knowledge generation, information dissemination and review of rural development (RD) and poverty alleviation (PA) processes at regional levels, CIRDAP is organizing regional policy dialogue on current issues relevant to its member countries. This publication is the report of the first policy dialogue held in October 2005 in Dhaka, where policymakers of different levels from the 14 member countries participated in and discussed emerging issues of RD and PA.

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