State and USAID: Bangladesh is the fourth most populous Muslim country in the world, and a strong U.S. ally that continues to make progress toward a more prosperous and democratic society. In FY 2013, U.S. foreign assistance will continue to foster robust engagement with the Government of Bangladesh (GOB). Assistance will complement support from other donors to address the underlying social, demographic, and economic factors that threaten democratic governance, stifle economic growth, and increase vulnerability to extremism in Bangladesh. Despite advancements made in previous years, more than 31.5 percent of the population still lives in extreme poverty and the country faces major vulnerabilities in the areas of food security, corruption, and potential terrorist exploitation by extremist groups. These challenges are compounded by the fact that Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world.
In FY 2013, the United States will build on previous gains to further reduce poverty and food insecurity, improve health and education, mitigate the impact of frequent natural disasters, and achieve more effective governance in order to foster equitable and sustainable growth. A substantial portion of FY 2013 U.S. assistance will be allocated among three Presidential Initiatives: the Global Health Initiative (GHI), Feed the Future (FTF), and the Global Climate Change Initiative (GCCI). Bangladesh is a key strategic partner in South Asia and the country’s efforts at reform, development, and security are vital to regional and global stability. (Source: Congressional Budget Justification FY 2013)
World Bank Statistics
|Per Capita Income (2011)||$780.00
|Annual % Population Growth (2011)||1.2043010328%
|% Urban Population (2011)||28.3902%
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