#tagcoding for Bangladesh ?

Consider Principles of Innovation (Principles for Digital Development) #pi9 - Be collaborative. By suitably #tagcoding genuine content, stakeholders and donors can contribute it to an open domestic and global conversation on governance, knowledge sharing and innovation for sustainable development, the economic activities and functions of government in Bangladesh, its cities and municipalities. By providing low-hurdle access to open data that matters to a particular context or trade, stakeholders are empowered to add data-driven elements to the discourse and their learning.

In a #tag2wiki step, the #tagcoded content can be curated, analysed, and shared and conflicting viewpoints can be covered in wiki sector maps and maps of the functions of government, as part of Bangladesh's planning for inclusive and sustainable development1.

This reference page for Bangladesh is not intended for being read in a linear way. Rather, it must be used as a "4 dimensional topic map" for a knowledge and data driven development discourse in Bangladesh. The reader with an interest in a particular topic can quickly find open data and other content on that "topic in its context and dimension". Before contributing new content, we recommend the reader to minimally check the content that is (referenced) on this page, and to keep in mind Principles of Innovation (Principles for Digital Development) #pi7 - Reuse and improve. For what concerns the reuse, improving or addition of new content, we recommend the use of the suitable hashtag with awareness of its dimension (lgu, sdg, isic or cofog).

#BDlgu tags for administrative units, with curated open data.

Zila (capital of division) #BDlgu Development data ( Knoema )
Dhaka [ঢাকা] (Dhaka) #BD26 Data atlas
Chittagong [চট্টগ্রাম] (Chittagong) #BD15 Data atlas
Khulna [খুলনা] (Khulna) #BD47 Data atlas
Rajshahi [সিরাজগঞ্জ] (Rajshahi) #BD81 Data atlas
Barisal [বরিশাল] (Barisal) #BD10 Data atlas
Rangpur [রংপুর] (Rangpur) #BD85 Data atlas
Sylhet [সিলেট] (Sylhet) #BD91 Data atlas
Mymensingh [ময়মনসিংহ] (Mymensingh) #BD61
national #tags Bangladesh
#tagcoding for Bangladesh : #BDlgu 4local #sdgBD 4goals #isicBD 4economy #cofogBD 4gov

#sdgBD tags for sustainable development goals

Sustainable Development Global Goals (SDGs)2 in Bangladesh - use #sdgBD on Twitter or G+.

(tab guide)
#SDG1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
#SDG2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture
#SDG3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
#SDG4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all
#SDG5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
#SDG6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
#SDG7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all
#SDG8: Promote sustained, inclusive & sustainable economic growth, full & productive employment & decent work for all
#SDG9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
#SDG10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
#SDG11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
#SDG12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
#SDG13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
#SDG14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
#SDG15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, …
#SDG16: Promote peaceful & inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all, .. institutions
#SDG17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

#isicBD tags for economic activities

Sector in Bangladesh #isicBD #tag
A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing #BD88A
B - Mining and quarrying #BD88B
C - Manufacturing #BD88C
D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply #BD88D
E - Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities #BD88E
F - Construction #BD88F
G - Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles #BD88G
H - Transportation and storage #BD88H
I - Accommodation and food service activities #BD88I
J - Information and communication #BD88J
K - Financial and insurance activities #BD88K
L - Real estate activities #BD88L
M - Professional, scientific and technical activities #BD88M
N - Administrative and support service activities #BD88N
O - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security #BD88O
P - Education #BD88P
Q - Human health and social work activities #BD88Q
R - Arts, entertainment and recreation #BD88R
S - Other service activities #BD88S
T - Activities of households #BD88T
U - Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies #BD88U

#cofogBD tags for functions of government

+ Government and the People

Check out Bangladesh's profile in the Human Development Report - 2014 to understand the country's challenges in below areas.


09 - Education - #BD09fg

Functions of government #cofogBD tag
Pre-primary education (IS) #cofog0911BD
Primary education (IS) #cofog0912BD
Lower-secondary education (IS) #cofog0921BD
Upper-secondary education (IS) #cofog0922BD
Post-secondary non-tertiary education (IS) #cofog0930BD
First stage of tertiary education (IS) #cofog0941BD
Second stage of tertiary education (IS) #cofog0942BD
Education not definable by level (IS) #cofog0950BD
Subsidiary services to education (IS) #cofog0960BD
R&D Education (CS) #cofog0970BD
Education n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0980BD
Initiatives COFOG 09.7: Education For All - Global Monitoring Report: Education Inequalities Indicators
COPNI 04.7: Bengali Wikipedia Khasi Online Encyclopedia, Kurukh Online Encyclopedia, Lushai/Mizo Online Encyclopedia, Manipuri Wikipedia Munda Languages Online Encyclopedia, Santali Online Encyclopedia



09 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 09 - Education
The related category of industry (ISIC) is P - Education
International World Bank Education Strategy 2020
09.1 - Pre-primary and primary education (also COPNI 04.1): Education For All, Primary Education, Early childhood education at Development Strategies that work
09.2 - Secundary education(also COPNI 04.2): Secundary Education at Development Strategies that work
09.3 - Post-secundary non-tertiary education (also COPNI 04.3):
09.4 - Tertiary education(also COPNI 04.4):
09.5 - Education not-definable by level (also COPNI 04.5): Special education for persons with intellectual or psycho-social disabilities at Development Strategies that work
09.6 - Subsidiary services to education: Access to Schools, Preventive health care and improved nutrition for children at Development Strategies that work
09.7 - R&D Education(also COPNI 04.6):
09.8 - Education n.e.c.: World Bank Education Strategy 2020
COPNI 04.7 - Other educational services:

+ Government and the Economy, Environment and Community


04 - Economic Affairs - #BD04fg

Functions of government #cofogBD tag
General economic and commercial affairs (CS) #cofog0411BD
General labour affairs (CS) #cofog0412BD
Agriculture (CS) #cofog0421BD
Forestry (CS) #cofog0422BD
Fishing and hunting (CS) #cofog0423BD
Coal and other solid mineral fuels (CS) #cofog0431BD
Petroleum and natural gas (CS) #cofog0432BD
Nuclear fuel (CS) #cofog0433BD
Other fuels (CS) #cofog0434BD
Electricity (CS) #cofog0435BD
Non-electric energy (CS) #cofog0436BD
Mining of mineral resources other than mineral fuels (CS) #cofog0441BD
Manufacturing (CS) #cofog0442BD
Construction (CS) #cofog0443BD
Road transport (CS) #cofog0451BD
Water transport (CS) #cofog0452BD
Railway transport (CS) #cofog0453BD
Air transport (CS) #cofog0454BD
Pipeline and other transport (CS) #cofog0455BD
Communication (CS) #cofog0460BD
Distributive trades, storage and warehousing (CS) #cofog0471BD
Hotels and restaurants (CS) #cofog0472BD
Tourism (CS) #cofog0473BD
Multi-purpose development projects (CS) #cofog0474BD
R&D General economic, commercial and labour affairs (CS) #cofog0481BD
R&D Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (CS) #cofog0482BD
R&D Fuel and energy (CS) #cofog0483BD
R&D Mining, manufacturing and construction (CS) #cofog0484BD
R&D Transport (CS) #cofog0485BD
R&D Communication (CS) #cofog0486BD
R&D Other industries (CS) #cofog0487BD
Economic affairs n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0490BD
Initiatives ISIC K: Kiva Fellows Blog on Bangladesh (not for all countries)
COFOG 04.2: Country profile at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations;
Plantwise Knowledge Bank country page (set country on first visit) including pest diagnostic tool and treatment support.
Enhanced Integrated Framework country page
COFOG 04.1: Country Private Sector Development Group at Donor Committee for Enterprise Development
COFOG 04.1.1: Feed The Future (US):Context & Strategy
COFOG 04.6: Access to Information (A2I) Programme (
COPNI 07.3: Online Newspapers The Daily Star



04 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 04 - Economic affairs
The related categories of industry (ISIC) are:
04.1.1: K - Financial and insurance activities
04.2: A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing;
04.3: D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply and B - Mining and quarrying
04.4: B - Mining and quarrying, C - Manufacturing and F - Construction
04.5: H - Transportation and storage
04.6: J - Information and communication
04.7.1: G - Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; H - Transportation and storage (Storage)
04.7.2; 04.7.3: I - Accommodation and food service activities
International 04.1.2 - General labour affairs:
COPNI 07.2 - Services of labour organizations:
04.1.1 - General economic and commercial affairs: Access to Insurance Initiative,
World Bank Trade Strategy (Consultation) Food Security, Access to markets
04.2 - Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting: World Bank Agriculture Action Plan FY2010-12; Fisheries; Improving agricultural productivity at Development Strategies that work; The Standards and Trade Development Facility ; Farmers' Rights - Resource pages for Decision-Makers qnd Practitioners
04.2.1: Land Reform at Development Strategies that work
04.3 - Fuel and energy: World Bank Energy Strategy Consultations,
04.4 - Mining, manufacturing and construction:
04.5 - Transport: Transport, Infrastructure Development at Development Strategies that work
04.6 - Communication:
04.7 - Other industries:
04.8 - R&D Economic affairs:
04.9 - Economic affairs n.e.c.:
COPNI 07.3 - Services of professional organizations:Share4Dev by InfoBridge

+ Government and Society's Foundations


01 General Public Services - #BD01fg

Functions of government #cofogBD tag
Executive and legislative organs (CS) #cofog0111BD
Financial and fiscal affairs (CS) #cofog0112BD
External affairs (CS) #cofog0113BD
Economic aid to developing countries and countries in transition (CS) #cofog0121BD
Economic aid routed through international organizations (CS) #cofog0122BD
General personnel services (CS) #cofog0131BD
Overall planning and statistical services (CS) #cofog0132BD
Other general services (CS) #cofog0133BD
Basic research (CS) #cofog0140BD
R&D General public services (CS) #cofog0150BD
General public services n.e.c. (CS) #cofog0160BD
Public debt transactions (CS) #cofog0170BD
Transfers of a general character between different levels of government (CS) #cofog0180BD

COFOG 01.1.2 and 01.3.2: Asia Pacific Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (member)
- State of Democracy in Bangladesh by International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
- Asian Development Fund country page
- Universal Periodic Review
- ADB Evaluation Reports

COFOG 0132: Bangladesh's profile in the Human Development Report - 2014



01 with detailed structure and explanatory notes at COFOG Division 01 - General public services
The related categories of industry (ISIC) are:
- O - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
- 01.1: U - Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies
International 01.1 - Executive and legislative organs, financial and fiscal affairs, external affairs: Public administration reform
01.2 - Foreign economic aid:
01.3 - General services: System of National Accounts 2008, at Development Strategies that work by UN Economic and Social Council, Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), London Declaration for Transparency, the Free Flow of Information and Development (2010)
01.4 - Basic research:
01.5 - R&D General public services:
01.6 - General public services n.e.c.:
01.7 - Public debt transactions:
01.8 - Transfers of general character between different levels of government:
COPNI 09.1 - Services n.e.c.:
COPNI 09.2 - R&D Services:
COPNI 07.1 - Services of political parties: Universal Periodic Review3

In the media

Bangladesh's #tags in other languages:

بنجلاديش (Arabic)
孟加拉国 (Chinese, simplified)
Bangladesch (German)
Bangladés (Spanish)
Bangladesh (French)
バングラデシュ (Japanese)
Бангладеш (Russian)

#Tag guide & other resources:

Also on Bangladesh:
Actor Map, Statute Book, Local Development Books

Open Data and Content

Various sources

The Sector field of listed projects are indicative for the function of government and the industrial sector under which the project should be classified.

Curated open data in the World Data Atlas (by Knoema)

Social Progress Index

Check Bangladesh's Social Progress Index (Social Progress Imperative).

The Fringes


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