Research, Evaluation and Publication

Research Projects

· Livelihood Options for the Hardcore Poor in the Context of Sandwip Upazila of Chittagong District, a feasibility study conducted for Caritas Bangladesh. Study Period: February – March 2009.

· The Changing Context of Large Cities and Slum Dwellers: Understanding the Governance Perspective in Dhaka City, an international research project sponsored by Practical Action; Project Period: July – September 2008.

· Earthquake in Bangladesh: Understanding People’s Knowledge, Attitude and Practices in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet Cities of Bangladesh; A study conducted for Bangladesh Disaster Preparedness Centre (BDPC) and Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC); 2008.

· Coping with Earthquake in Bangladesh: A Study on Communication in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet Cities of Bangladesh; conducted for Bangladesh Disaster Preparedness Centre (BDPC) and Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC); 2008.


Organization Evaluation

· Evaluating SHUSHILAN, an NGO working in southwest Bangladesh: Evaluation Period: December 2008 – May 2009.


Project Evaluation

· Final evaluation of a project entitled “Governance Performance Monitoring”, implemented in Mollarhat Upazila of Bagerhat district by Jagrata Jubo Sangha (JJS)and funded by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF); Evaluation Period: February 2010

· Final evaluation of a project entitled “People’s Initiative to Establish Human Rights and Good Governance in Local Government”, implemented in Faridpur by RACINE and funded by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF); Evaluation Period: September 2009

· Final evaluation of a project entitled “Campaign and Capacity Building for Human Rights and Good Governance”, implemented by Gandhi Ashram Trust (GAT) and funded by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF); Evaluation Period: May 2009.

· Final evaluation of a project entitled "Ensuring Rights of the Fisher-folk Community of Munshiganj District" implemented by Environmental Council (EC) Bangladesh and funded by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF); Evaluation Period: September 2008.

· Final evaluation of a project entitled "Capacity Building of Human Rights Organizations in Bangladesh" implemented by Ain O Shalish Kendra and funded by HURIDOCS; Evaluation Period: June 2008.

· Final evaluation of a project entitled "Promotion of Street Children's Rights" implemented in Rajshahi district by Tripartite Development Council (TDC) and funded by DANIDA; Evaluation Period: March 2008.

· Final evaluation of a project entitled "Social Association of Knowledge by Team Integration (SAKTI)" implemented in Bandarban district by Ethnic Community Development Organization and funded by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF); Evaluation Period: December 2007.

· Final evaluation of a project entitled "Promotion of the Rights of Low Income Group People for Sustainable Livelihood Through Post-disaster Rehabilitation Support" implemented in Faridpur and Laxmipur districts by Bangladesh Disaster Preparedness Centre (BDPC) and funded by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF); Evaluation Period: June 2007.

· Final evaluation of an MJF (Manusher Jonno Foundation) funded project on "Promotion of Human Rights of the Disadvantaged Women and Adolescent Girls of Teagardens by Providing Advocacy, Training Support and Basic Education for Improving Their Living Status" implemented in Sylhet by Reliant Women Development Organization (RWDO); Evaluation Period: October - November 2006.

 

Publication

Book entitled Sabar Jonno Marjada: Padomarjadabadmukta Bishwa Gorhe Tolar Upay (“Dignity for All: How to Create a World Without Rankism” by Robert W Fuller and Pamela A. Gerloff) translated into Bangla by Bayezid Dawla and published in 2010 by Civic Bangladesh: Dhaka



Book entitled Jago Sabai: Gonnobakti, Nogonnobakti O Marjadar Rajniti (“All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies and the Politics of Dignity” by Robert W Fuller), translated into Bangla by Bayezid Dawla and published in 2009 by Civic Bangladesh: Dhaka.


 

Upcoming Publication

· Book entitled Bangladeshe Ganotantrayan: Joruri Abastha O Sangskar (Democratization in Bangladesh: State of Emergency and Reforms)

· CIVIC DISCOURSE, a journal containing articles on development theories and practices