A seminar was held at BIDS on January 6, 2015 on a completed research project titled " Baseline Survey for Study of the Project for Integrated Development of Upazilas" . Dr. Monzur Hossain and Mr. Moogdho Mahzab made the presentation.
has been ranked 17th among top Think Tanks in South Asia and the
Pacific, 24th among top International Development Think Tanks and 97th
among Top Think Tanks Worldwide (U.S. and Non-U.S.) in the “2014 Global
Go To Think Tank Report” published by the Lauder Institute, University
of Pennsylvania. The Report has been published globally on January 22,
BIDS newsletter vol 2 Issue 2 December 2014. click here to Download newsletter
Meeting of the research and publication committee (R & P) of Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) was held at BIDS conference on 23rd December, 2014 at 11.00 am. The meeting was convened by the Dr. Monzur Hossain, Senior Research Fellow, BIDS and presided by Dr. Mustafa K. Mujeri, Director General, BIDS. The five research divisions reported their researches, publications and other institutional activities in the meeting. Researchers of BIDS participated in the discussion focusing on the current and future research, institutional development and other related issues.
Meeting of the senior fellows of Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) was held at BIDS conference room on December 18, 2014 (Thursday) at 11.00 AM. Discussion was made on the current and prospective research of BIDS. The research directors and division chiefs of BIDS were presented in the meeting. Dr. Mustafa K. Mujeri, Director General, BIDS presided the meeting. (Please click here to see the list of senior fellows of BIDS)
Is Aquaculture Pro-Poor? Empirical Evidence of Impacts on Fish Consumption in Bangladesh
A seminar on "Is Aquaculture Pro-Poor? Empirical Evidence of Impacts on Fish Consumption in Bangladesh" was held at BIDS conference room on March 1 (Sunday) at 11.00 am. The presentation was made by Dr. Kazi Ali Toufique, Research Director, BIDS and Ben Belton, WorldFish. This paper has been published in the World Development last year.
Research Studies of IFPRI-BIDS collaboration project on Policy Research and Strategy Program (PRSSP)
A seminar on research studies of IFPRI-BIDS collaboration project on Policy Research and Strategy Program (PRSSP) was held at BIDS conference room on January 7 (Wednesday), 2015 at 10.00 AM. In two technical sessions, five research papers were presented, each followed by open discussion. First technical session was chaired by Mr. M. Syeduzzaman, Former Finance Minister and the second session was chaired by Professor M. A. Satter Mandal, Former Member, Planning Commission.
A dialogue on Bridging the gap between research and policy: Role of think tanks in Bangladesh and launching of the 2014 Global think tank index was held at BIDS conference room on January 27, 2015 at 11.00 AM. The index is developed by the Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania and was launched in 81 institutes in 61 cities of 51 countries across the world. The session at BIDS was chaired by Dr. Mustafa K. Mujeri, Director General, BIDS.