The State of Governance (SoG) in Bangladesh

To provide a critical and analytical investigation of the governance situation of Bangladesh, each year the Institute conducts research on state of governance in Bangladesh. This research specifically aims to study important policy decisions, public institutions and public issues from ‘governance’ perspective and provide thorough and systematic diagnosis of the scenario. This analytical work allows the Institute to compare and assess and document changes over time.
The results of this on-going research are articulated mainly in the form of annual report named ‘The State of Governance in Bangladesh’. This report is the flagship publications of IGS and from 2006 to 2011, six reports have been published.

For full copies of the publication please click on SoG Reports and Working Papers.

The State of Cities (SoC) in Bangladesh

The world shift in population from rural to urban areas, a reevaluation of the economic importance of cities, and a reaffirmation of the significance of local institution building for development have all become significant factors for consideration in light of this mammoth shift in the context of current development literature. 

In this backdrop, the State of Cities report aims to provide a diagnosis of the country’s urban governance each year and it has published two SoC reports from 2011 until 2013. The third one is on its way to be published by the end of 2014.

For full copies of the publication please click on SoC Reports and Working papers.