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Urban Social Protection and Jobs Program

Status: Completed

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

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

State of Cities 2018: Water Governance in Dhaka

Status: Completed

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

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

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): Cities, Governance and Politics

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): Governance and Politics, Cities

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): Cities, Governance and Politics

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Journal Article

Ethnography of Community Governance: A Case of COVID-19 Response of an Urban Slum in Bangladesh

Publisher: Community Development Journal

Date: 2022

Author(s): Zaman, Shahaduz; Hossain, Faruq; Matin, Imran

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

Journal Article

‘Do Poor People’s Dreams Ever Come True?’ Educational Aspirations and Lived Realities in Urban Slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Publisher: European Journal of Development Research

Date: 2021

Author(s): Sultan, Maheen; Saeger, Jennifer; Rashid, Sabina F.; Haque, Mohammed Ashraful; Khondaker, Sahida

Topic(s): Cities, Education, Skills and Jobs, Social Transformation

Policy Brief

COVID-19: Community Resilience in Urban Informal Settlements

Publisher: Institute of Development Studies

Date: 2021

Author(s): Collyer, Michael; Mitlin, Diana; Wilson, Robert; Shahaduz, Zaman

Topic(s): Cities, COVID-19

Working Paper

Slums During COVID-19: Exploring the Unlocked Paradoxes

Publisher: BIGD

Date: 2021

Author(s): Zaman, Shahaduz; Hossain, Faruq; Ahmed, Shamael; Matin, Imran 

Topic(s): Cities, COVID-19

Policy Brief

Revisiting the Impact of COVID-19 on Adolescents in Urban Slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh: Round 2

Publisher: Gender & Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE)

Date: 2021

Author(s): Raha, Samira Ahmed; Rana, Md. Sajib; Mamun, Saklain Al; Anik, Mehedi Hasan; Roy, Prantik; Alam, Farhana; Sultan, Maheen

Topic(s): Cities, COVID-19, Social Transformation

Book/Book Chapter

Role of Regional Cooperation and Integration in Resolving Energy Insecurity in South Asia

Publisher: Asian Development Bank Institute

Date: 2020

Author(s): Sarker, Tapan; Hossain, Shanawez; Islam, K. M. Nazmul

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

Journal Article

Exploring Water Consumption in Dhaka City Using Instrumental Variables Regression Approaches

Publisher: Environmental Processes

Date: 2020

Author(s): Siddiquee, Muhammad Shahadat Hossain; Ahamed, Raihan

Topic(s): Cities, Climate Change

Journal Article

Assessing the Water Quality of Canals in Dhaka City, Bangladesh

Publisher: American Journal of Environmental Engineering

Date: 2020

Author(s): Rahman, Md. Kholilur; Hossain, Md. Shanawez

Topic(s): Cities, Governance and Politics

Policy Brief

Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 on Adolescents in Urban Slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Publisher: Gender & Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE)

Date: 2020

Author(s): Ria, Alvira Farheen; Raha, Samira Ahmed; Rana, Sajib; Roy, Prantik; Aktar, Taslima; Mamun, Saklain Al; Anik, Mehedi Hasan; Alam, Farhana

Topic(s): Cities, COVID-19, Social Transformation

Report

State of Cities 2018: Water Governance in Dhaka

Publisher: BIGD

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, Climate Change, Governance and Politics

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24 March 2021
Faruq Hossain and Shamael Ahmed

COVID-19 is forcing us to discover alternative ways of doing things; qualitative field research, which traditionally calls for close interaction between researchers and their populations of interest, had to be reimagined to satisfy the need for social distancing, a preventative...

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18 June 2020
Raihan Ahamed, Tanvir Ahmed Mozumder, and Dr. Md. Shanawez Hossain

The theme of the World Water Day 2019, ‘Leaving no one behind’, basically resembles the 2010 UN recognition of “the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right…” As of today, however, globally 2.1 billion...

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17 February 2020
Zarine Anan Khondoker

Nazmeen (17), a mother of an 8-month old child, works at three different apartments in Mohammadpur as a housemaid. Married off at the tender age of 15, she had never completed her schooling and had to take on the heavy...

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15

Dec '20

Young People’s Voices During COVID-19: How the Pandemic Affected Adolescents in Urban Slums and Low-Income Settlements in Dhaka

3:30 pm Webinar

View the webinar deck here Bangladesh is one of the countries hit the worst by COVID-19, and slum dwellers, who account for 6.33% of the urban population and 1.48% of the total population of the country, are one of the most economically...

05

Oct '19

Global North-Global South City Dialogue: Dhaka and Manchester

12:00 am BRAC Centre, Dhaka

The seminar titled "The Global North-Global South City Dialogue" explored the feasibility of jointly producing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Voluntary City Reports for both Dhaka and Manchester and submitting them to the United...

18

Jul '19

State of Cities 2018: Water Governance in Dhaka

10:00 am BRAC Centre Inn Auditorium, Dhaka

The Government of Bangladesh aspires to be a model country in terms of achieving the targets of SDG 6: Ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. Achieving this goal will critically depend on...

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