Northbengal Institute of Development Studies, Rangpur

"An organization for development research, capacity building and academic excellence"
Affiliated to National University College Code: 3252
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Development Research

A. Nature of Research

  1. Applied research focusing on development issues of northwest Bangladesh (NW)
  2. Policy advocacy based on emerging issues for effective development and academic growth in northwest Bangladesh

B. Areas of Research

  • Scenario of development programs of different stakeholders
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation
  • Disaster risk reduction and management
  • Communicable diseases (eg, HIV/AIDS, Avian Influenza etc).
  • Quality education at tertiary level
  • Food security and rights to food or food sovereignty
  • Adulteration of Food and human health hazards
  • Business development and entrepreneurship
  • Effectiveness of different development projects implemented by GO, NGOs and Private sectors in Northwest Bangladesh

C. Research Studies Accomplished/on-going:

  1. A national level scoping study on "Agronomy and Horticulture Characterization of Bangladesh" through consultancy service sponsored by World Fish Center, Bangladesh in July 2012" (Click here)
  2. Baseline Survey on Oxfam GB Project "Strengthening participation and influence of poor and vulnerable farmers and fisher folk in decision making process related to food security implemented by local NGOs in Bangladesh, July 2013" (Click here)
  3. Evaluation of JIBAN (Joint Initiative in Building and Accelerating Households' Food and Nutrition) projects' objective and agreement as formulated in the contract between ICCO, The Netherlands and Gram Bikash Kendra (GBK), Dinajpur, Bangladesh; November 2013 (Click here)
  4. Baseline Survey on the project "Resilience through Economic Empowerment, Climate Adaptation, Leadership and Learning (REE-CALL)" sponsored by Oxfam GB and implemented by a local NGO-SEED (Social Equality for Effective Development); January 2014 (Click here)
  5. Development of a 5-year strategic plan (2014-2019) to SKS Foundation (a reputed national NGO), May 2014 (Click here)