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Regional Integration in South Asia
Linkages and Impacts of Cross-Border Informal
Trade in Agricultural Inputs in Eastern South Asia (LITA)
objective to understand the dynamics of informal trade in
agricultural inputs across the border of India-Bangladesh and
India-Nepal, and its impact on livelihoods of farmers, including the
gender dimension of those impacts, CUTS International has undertaken
a project titled “Linkages and Impacts of Cross-Border Informal
Trade in Agricultural Inputs in Eastern South Asia”, with support
from Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
Promoting Consumer and Producer Gains (PCPG)
purpose of this project is to facilitate trade in agricultural
products between Bangladesh and a North East Indian state – Tripura
– through knowledge generation, facilitative public-private
dialogues and evidence-based advocacy.
Trade and Transport Facilitation Audit in
South Asia (TTFA)
purpose of this project is to provide remedies to the transportation
system so as to reduce the time consumption while doing trade, thus
to contribute towards economic growth and poverty alleviation in
South Asia by enhancing economic integration in the region.
Indo-Bangla Trade Assessment- Phase II
purpose of this project is to examine the key issues which affect
bilateral trade between Bangladesh and India through land routes and
to explore trade opportunities and welfare outcomes that can be
generated by addressing such issues. In particular, the project will
assess the benefits of two trade related bilateral agreements
between Bangladesh and India namely; Motor Vehicle Agreement and an
agreement on Sanitary and Phyto Sanitary measures.
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