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Md. Kamruzzaman

Md. Kamruzzaman

Research Coordinator

md.kamruzzaman@bracu.ac.bd

Md. Kamruzzaman joined BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University as a Research Associate in January 2019 and is now working as a Research Coordinator under the Economic Growth and Development Cluster. He is currently involved with an experimental research to evaluate the Women’s Skills Development for Freelancing Marketplaces (WSDFM) project’s effectiveness in the training and mentoring of young women from underprivileged backgrounds to become freelance ICT professionals, implemented by Coders Trust. He is also engaged in documenting the implementation process of Financial Education Training and the Effect on the Knowledge and Practice of Financial Management of Microfinance clients of BRAC.
Previously, he worked at the Research and Evaluation Division (RED) of BRAC as a Research Associate, and at Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB).
He has a Master’s degree in Anthropology from Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. His research interests include poverty, adolescent and skills development, financial inclusion, disability inclusion, agriculture, and public health. His publications include journal articles and working papers.

Report

Rapid Assessment of BRAC’s Disability Inclusive Ultra-Poor Graduation (DIUPG) Programme

Date: 2023

Author(s): Gomes, Mohima; Kamruzzaman, Md.; Tahsin, Nabila; Islam, Md. Karimul; Biswas, Dipika

Publisher: BIGD

Journal Article

Economic and Social Inclusion of Person With Disability and Transgender Through Skills Development Program of BRAC: A Qualitative Study

Date: 2022

Author(s): Shatil, Tanvir; Kamruzzaman, Md; Islam, M. Rezaul 

Publisher: Asian Social Work and Policy Review

Report

Impact Evaluation Report of the Women’s Skill Development for Freelancing Marketplaces (WSDFM) Program

Date: 2022

Author(s): Arman, Md. Raied; Bhattacharjee, Anindita; Das, Narayan; Ghosh, Dipanwita; Gomes, Mohima; Huq, Lopita; Kamruzzaman, Md.; Mahmood, Sakib

Publisher: BIGD

Journal Article

The Impact of Livestock Asset Transfers on the Livelihoods of the Ultra-poor

Date: 2022

Author(s): Das, Narayan C.; Kamruzzaman, Md.; Ahmed, Md. Shakil

Topic(s): Ultra-poor Graduation, Economic Development

Publisher: Development in Practice

Working Paper

Qualitative Exploration: The End User Context of BCC Materials on COVID-19 Guidelines and Handwashing

Date: 2020

Author(s): Shatil, Tanvir; Afrin, Sonia; Saha, Swagatam; Ghosh, Dipanwita; Kamruzzaman, Md.

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Economic Development, COVID-19

Publisher: BIGD

Policy Brief

Crisis of Communication During COVID-19: A Rapid Research Report

Date: 2020

Author(s): Zaman, Shahaduz; Rahman, Sumon; Rabbani, Mehnaz; Matin, Imran; Hossain, Faruq; Ghosh, Dipanwita; Shatil, Tanvir; Kamruzzaman, MD; Sharmin, Sazia; Syed, Samia

Topic(s): COVID-19, Governance and Politics

Publisher: BIGD

Policy Brief

Climate Change and Healthcare in the BIMSTEC Countries: Potential for Cooperation

Date: 2019

Author(s): Kamruzzaman, Md 

Topic(s): Climate Change

Publisher: Observer Research Foundation

Working Paper

Walking on Two Legs: Credit Plus Grant Approach to Poverty Reduction

Date: 2017

Author(s): Ara, Jinnat; Das, Narayan C.; Kamruzzaman, Md.; Quayyum, Tasmeen

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Ultra-poor Graduation, Economic Development

Publisher: BRAC Research and Evaluation Division

Working Paper

Unifying Social Identity: Community Skilled Birth Attendant

Date: 2017

Author(s): Khan, Ashrafuzzaman; Kamruzzaman, Md

Topic(s): BRAC Programs

Publisher: BRAC Research and Evaluation Division

Report

Poverty, Protection and Exclusion in Rural Bangladesh

Date: 2015

Author(s): Ara, Jinnat; Ahasan, Abu; Ahmad, Sibbir; Kamruzzaman, Md

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Ultra-poor Graduation, Economic Development

Publisher: BRAC Research and Evaluation Division

Report

How Do Intrahousehold Dynamics Change When Assets Are Transferred to Women? Evidence From BRAC’s Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction—Targeting the Ultra Poor Program in Bangladesh

Date: 2013

Author(s): Das, Narayan C.; Yasmin, Rabeya; Ara, Jinnat; Kamruzzaman, Md.; Davis, Peter; Behrman, Julia A.; Roy, Shalini; Quisumbing, Agnes R.

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Ultra-poor Graduation

Publisher: International Food Policy Research Institute

Caregiving of Persons with Disabilities: An Unspoken Truth in Vulnerable Households

Caregiving of Persons with Disabilities: An Unspoken Truth in Vulnerable Households

Caregiving is a crucial aspect of ensuring the wellbeing of persons with disabilities. However, due to several reasons including the absence of institutional arrangements and formal training on caregiving, the needs of persons with disabilities get little attention from policymakers and other stakeholders.

Understanding the Impact and Effectiveness of Holistic Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities: The Case of Bangladesh

Status: Ongoing

Researcher(s): Narayan C. Das, PhD, Khandker Wahedur Rahman, PhD, Md. Kamruzzaman, Maliha Noshin Khan, Nabila Tahsin

Topic(s): Gender Justice, Social Transformation, Education

Towards Employability and Better Livelihood: An Evaluation of BRAC’s Skills Development Initiative

Researcher(s): Anindita Bhattacharjee, Md. Kamruzzaman

Topic(s): Skills and Jobs, BRAC Programs, Economic Development

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