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Mohammad Sirajul Islam

Mohammad Sirajul Islam

Senior Academic Coordinator

sirajul@bracu.ac.bd

Mohammad Sirajul Islam is the Senior Academic Coordinator at BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University. He conducts urban governance research, manages research projects and academic programs. Currently, he is responsible for managing the Post Graduate Diploma in Knitwear Industry Management as Deputy Director. His research interest broadly encompasses the most pressing issues of urbanization in Bangladesh including urban politics and political economy, urban poverty, urban land use and public space, solid waste, traffic congestion, and urban housing. He also carried out research and programming related to information transparency, program evaluation and social accountability. He has been contributing to the BIGD’s annual flagship report “State of Cities” since 2011. More specifically, he led the “State of Cities 2018: Water Governance in Dhaka”. He has written various journal articles, book chapters, conference papers, policy briefs, research report chapters, opinion articles, and project reports individually and with a multi-disciplinary team. Sirajul Islam has participated and presented research papers and project outputs in conferences at home and abroad. He is also trained in competence-based education program development and teaching. He is an active member of BIGD’s academic team and teaches courses at postgraduate level at BRAC University. Sirajul Islam has a post graduate degree in Public Administration from the University of Dhaka. Through his passion for research, he aims to establish himself as a distinguished qualitative researcher in the sphere of urban governance and development.

Report

PGD-KIM Review Workshop and Course Completion Ceremony Report (Batch 17-21)

Date: 2023

Author(s): Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Siddiqua, Alma

Publisher: BIGD

Policy Brief

Governing COVID-19 in Bangladesh – Realities and Reflections to Build Forward Better

Date: 2021

Author(s): Hassan, Mirza; Hossain, Naomi; Islam, Sirajul; Hoque, Rafsanul; Khan, Insiya; Aziz, Syeda Salina; Nahreen, Avia; Hoque, Md. Mahan Ul; Osmani, S. R.; Siddiquee, M. S. H.; Sultan, Maheen; Antara, Iffat Jahan; Zaman, Shahaduz; Hossain, Faruq; Matin, Imran

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

Publisher: Accountability Research Center,BIGD

Report

State of Governance in Bangladesh 2020–2021: Governing COVID-19 in Bangladesh – Realities and Reflections to Build Forward Better

Date: 2021

Author(s): Hassan, Mirza; Hossain, Naomi; Islam, Sirajul; Hoque, Rafsanul; Khan, Insiya; Aziz, Syeda Salina; Nahreen, Avia; Hoque, Md. Mahan Ul ; Osmani, S. R.; Siddiquee, M. S. H.; Sultan, Maheen; Antara, Iffat Jahan; Zaman, Shahaduz; Hossain, Faruq; Matin, Imran

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

Publisher: Accountability Research Center,BIGD

Report

COVID-19 Crisis Implications for the RMG Sector: Trade Union Responses—A Rapid Study

Date: 2020

Author(s): Sultan, Maheen; Chowdhury, Kabita; Naim, Sayada Jannatun; Hossain, Md Shanawez; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Huq, Farah 

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

Publisher: BIGD

Policy Brief

COVID-19 Impact on RMG Sector and the Financial Stimulus Package: Trade Union Responses

Date: 2020

Author(s): Sultan, Maheen; Hossain, Md Shanawez; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Chowdhury, Kabita; Naim, Jannatun; Huq, Farah

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

Publisher: BIGD

Report

State of Cities 2018: Water Governance in Dhaka

Date: 2019

Author(s): Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Mohammad, Zia; Ashraf, Zeeshan; Hoque, Md. Mahan Ul; Tasnim, Montajima; Ahamed, Raihan; Mozumder, Tanvir Ahmed; Talukder, Sumaiya Kabir; Matin, Maria

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics, Climate Change

Publisher: BIGD

Report

The State of Cities 2017—Housing in Dhaka

Date: 2018

Author(s): Markony, Gazi Arafat Uz Zaman; Zahan, Iffat; Zillur, Kaneta; Hoque, Md. Mahan Ul; Hasan, Md. Mahbub; Hossain, Md. Shanawez; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Ahamed, Raihan; Talukder, Sumaiya Kabir; Aziz, Syeda Salina; Ahmed, Nazneen 

Topic(s): Governance, Cities

Publisher: BIGD

Report

Women’s Complex and City Digital Centres: Needs and Preliminary Feasibility

Date: 2018

Author(s): Hossain, Md. Shanawez; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Hoque, Md. Mahan Ul; Hasan, Md. Mahbub; Jahan, Miskat; Razzaque, Farhana 

Topic(s): Cities

Publisher: BIGD

Report

Institutional Enabling Environment Report—Narayanganj, Bangladesh

Date: 2017

Author(s): Rahman, Sultan Hafeez; Hossain, Shanawez; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Aziz, Syeda Salina; Hoque, Md. Mahan Ul; Ahamed, Raihan; Zaman, Nabila; Nadim, Nadir Shah; Ahmed, Nazneen 

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

Publisher: BIGD

Report

Institutional Enabling Environment Report—Sylhet, Bangladesh

Date: 2017

Author(s): Rahman, Sultan Hafeez; Hossain, Shanawez; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Aziz, Syeda Salina; Hoque, Md. Mahan Ul; Ahamed, Raihan; Zaman, Nabila; Nadim, Nadir Shah; Ahmed, Nazneen

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

Publisher: BIGD

Report

The State of Cities 2016: “Traffic Congestion in Dhaka City—Governance Perspectives”

Date: 2016

Author(s): Hasan, Bayazid; Arafat, S M Gubair Bin; Hoque, Md Mahan Ul; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Shah, Nadir; Hossain, Md Shanawez; Rahman, AKM Fazlur; Ahamed, Raihan; Markony, Gazi Arafat Uz Zaman; Hasan, Md Mahbub; Zaman, Nabila; Talukder, Sumaiya Kabir

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

Publisher: BIGD

Report

State of Cities 2015: Solid Waste Management of Dhaka City–Towards Decentralized Governance

Date: 2015

Author(s): Markony, Gazi Arafat Uz Zaman; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Ahamed, Raihan; Arafat, S M Gubair Bin; Talukder, Sumaiya Kabir; Nadim, Nadir Shah

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

Publisher: BIGD

Report

State of Cities 2014: Governance for a Liveable Chittagong

Date: 2014

Author(s): Islam, Afrina; Haque, Kazi Nurmohammed Hossainul; Islam, M Shahidul; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Zaman, Nabila; Mannan, Sadiat; Chowdhury, Saika Nudrat; Arafat, S M Gubair Bin; Islam, Md Mujahedul

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

Publisher: BIGD

Report

State of Cities 2013: Re-thinking Urban Governance in Narayanganj

Date: 2013

Author(s): Shahan, Asif; Jahan, Ferdous; Ahmed, Kazi Niaz; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Aziz, Syeda Salina; Rahim, Md Abdur; Chowdhury, Fahim Subhan; Mitra, Manash; Rahman, Ferdous; Rashid, Md Mamun-Ur; Islam, Md Saiful; Hussain, Muhammad Hedayet; Rofiquzzaman, S M; Hoque, Md Mahan Ul; Hossain, Md Khobair; Khan, Shameem Reza; Akteruzzaman, Md; Das, Tapos Kumar; Moniruzaman, Md; Ahammed, Raju

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

Publisher: Institute of Governance Studies

Report

The State of Governance in Bangladesh 2010-11: Policy, Influence, Ownership

Date: 2012

Author(s): Rahman, Ashikur; Rashid, Md Harun-Or; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Hasan, Munyema; Shams, Nermeen; Aziz, Syeda Salina; Hasan, Manzoor; Islam, M Shahidul; Fardosh, Jannatul; Razzaque, Farhana; Arifeen, Nazmul; Chakma, Rigan; Haque, Kazi Nurmohammed Hossainul; Hamid, Rubayet; Chowdhury, Faiz Ahmed; Khalid, Mariha; Zakaria, Sultan Mohammed

Topic(s): Governance and Politics

Publisher: Institute of Governance Studies

Report

State of Cities 2012: Urban Governance in Dhaka

Date: 2012

Author(s): Graner, Elvira; Fardosh, Jannatul; Haque, Kazi Nurmohammed Hossainul; Khalid, Mariha; Rashid, Md Harun-Or; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Chakma, Rigan; Hamid, Rubayet; Aziz, Syeda Salina; Basu, Ipshita; Oldham, Thomas; Akhter, Mahboob Elahi

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

Publisher: Institute of Governance Studies

Report

Institutions of Accountability: Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (OCAG)

Date: 2009

Author(s): Khan, M. Hafizuddin; Haque, Mohammad Ashraful; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul 

Topic(s): BRAC Programs

Publisher: Institute of Governance Studies

Political Economy of COVID-19 Governance in Bangladesh

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Mirza M. Hassan, PhD, Mohammad Sirajul Islam, Rafsanul Hoque, Syeda Salina Aziz, Siddiqur Rahman Osmani, PhD, Maheen Sultan, Iffat Jahan Antara, Shahaduz Zaman, PhD, Faruq Hossain, Imran Matin, PhD

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

Effect of COVID-19 on RMG Sector and Trade Union Efforts to Mitigate Fall Out

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Maheen Sultan, Mohammad Sirajul Islam

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

Urban Social Protection and Jobs Program

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Mehnaz Rabbani, Mohammad Sirajul Islam, Raihan Ahamed

Topic(s): Cities, Economic Development, Skills and Jobs

State of Cities 2018: Water Governance in Dhaka

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Raihan Ahamed, Mohammad Sirajul Islam, Tanvir Ahmed Mozumder

Topic(s): Governance and Politics, Cities

State of Cities 2017: Housing in Dhaka

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Syeda Salina Aziz, Mohammad Sirajul Islam, Raihan Ahamed

Topic(s): Cities

Urban Poor and Politics in Dhaka: Participation, Autonomy, and Dividends

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Mohammad Sirajul Islam

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

State of Cities 2016: Traffic Congestion in Dhaka City

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Mohammad Sirajul Islam, Raihan Ahamed

Topic(s): Governance and Politics, Cities

State of Cities 2015: Solid Waste Management in Dhaka City

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Mohammad Sirajul Islam, Raihan Ahamed

Topic(s): Cities

State of Cities 2014: Governance for a Liveable Chattogram

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Mohammad Sirajul Islam

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

State of Cities 2013: Re-thinking Urban Governance in Narayanganj

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Syeda Salina Aziz, Mohammad Sirajul Islam, Mohammad Saiful Islam, Abdur Rahim, Asif Shahan, PhD

Topic(s): Governance and Politics, Cities

State of Cities 2012: Urban Governance in Dhaka

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Mohammad Sirajul Islam, Syeda Salina Aziz

Topic(s): Governance and Politics, Cities

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