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Dr. Dwijendra Lal Mallick


Dr. Mallick has been a part of Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) for over 18 years. With a background in Sociology and Ph. D in Anthropology, his field of expertise is in implementation of research projects on natural resources management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, policy and institutional analysis, poverty alleviation and livelihood promotion, agricultural development, market promotion, stakeholder analysis and consensus building and institutional and capacity building and empowerment of the poor local capacity and partnership building and climate change adaptation. At BCAS, he is heading the Publication and Communication Division and is an editor of the Environmental Newsletters of BCAS and contributes articles to leading international and local papers.

His has also participated in several international and regional trainings, seminars and workshops on development, poverty, livelihood and environment issues, his most recent participation in the Rio+20 conference at Rio De Jenerio, Mexico. He has also worked with the UK Department for International Development (DFID), UNDP, European Commission, DGIS, Danish Embassy, World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) of the GoB, Department of Environment, Department of Fisheries, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) and the Ministry of Agriculture, LGED, LGRD, Ministry of Water Resources and Ministry of Rural Development of the GoB,  Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), NGO Forum for DWSS, Grameen Trust, Oxfam GB, Bread for the World and DRRS Bangladesh.

Dr. Mallick has furthermore worked with Lamans from Greece, Orbicon from Denmark, CEDEM at the University of Western Brittany in France, CEMARE at the University of Ports Mouth, IDS at the University of Sussex, SEI of the University of York and IIED in the UK.

He is a member of a number of organizations like, the Executive Committee of Bangladesh Social Sciences Research Society - a Network of the social researchers and development practitioners, Joint Convener of the Biodiversity Working Group of the Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (BAPA), a voluntary organization of citizens to protect environment and conservation of natural resources in Bangladesh, and POPOLO– a young researchers group working on Population and Development in Bangladesh.



Books, Journals and working Papers:

  • Dr. Mallick contributed a chapter to a book on Water Communities, published from the Kyoto University, Japan. His chapter entitled, Amplifying the Community Voices for greater Access to Drinking Water in Bangladesh;
  • Contributed an article on Fighting Poverty and Climate Change, published in Clime Asia, CANSA Journal, BCAS, Dhaka
  • Author of an article entitled “Global Climate will hit the Poor Hardest”, was published in Bangladesh Environmental Newsletter (BEN) in 2007: BCAS, Dhaka
  • Author of a BCAS Working paper on Poor’s Contribution to Natural Resources Conservation in Bangladesh: BCAS, 2007
  • Co-author, An overview of Shrimp farming and Industry (with a focus on livelihood and equity of the poor farmers and industry workers) in the book entitled Shrimp Farming: Sustainability, Trade and Livelihoods, published by the University Press Limited, Dhaka in 2008
  • Author, Floods in Bangladesh – From Flood Management to Preparedness, IDS Bulletin, University of Sussex, The UK, 2008


Most Recent Newspaper Articles:

  • Article on Fighting Poverty and Climate Change Collectively, was published in the Daily Star on 6 December 2009
  • Article on, Bangladesh most Vulnerable Country to Climate Change Impacts, published in the Independent, Dhaka, August, 2007
  • Article entitled, Promoting Corporate Social Responsibilities of the Industries, was published in the Financial Express on 24 February, 2004
Board of Directors & Experts
Dr. Saleemul Huq
Dr. A Atiq Rahman
Khandaker Mainuddin
Dr. Mainul Islam Sharif
Dr. Dwijendra Lal Mallick
Climate Change And Development Link
Dhaka City - State Of Environment (SOE) 2005
Facing Up To Climate Change In South Asia
Promoting Eco-Friendly Agricultural Practices in the Chanda Beel/Area
Adverse Impacts of Climate Change on Development of Bangladesh Integrating Adaptation Into Policies and Activities
Adverse Impacts of Climate Change on Development of Bhutan Integrating Adaptation Into Policies and Activities
Adverse Impacts of Climate Change on Development of Nepal Integrating Adaptation Into Policies and Activities
Climate Change and The Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism Stories From The Developing World
South-North Dialogue On Equity In The Greenhouse A Proposal For An Adequate And Equitable Global Climate Agreement
Adaptation Day at Cop 9
Global Environmental Outlook 3
Mainstreaming Adaptation To Climate Change In Least Developed Countries (LDCS)
Groundwater Resources and Development in Bangladesh Background to the Arsenic Crisis, Agricultural Potential and the Environment
The End of Development? Global Warming, Disasters and The Great Reversal of Human Progress
Natural Resource Management-Towards Better Integration
People’s Livelihoods at the Land-Water Interface Emerging Perspectives on Interactions between People and Floodplain Environment
People’s Livelihoods at the Land-Water Interface Emerging Perspectives on Interactions between People and Floodplain Environment
Global Environment Outlook 2000
Amader Poribesh Our Environment (Training Manual)
Paribesh Biddya
Environment Profile: Bangladesh
Guide to the Environmental Conservation Act 1995 and Rules 1997
From Flood to Scarcity: Re-Defining The Water Debate In Bangladesh (Working Papers, Environment and Development Series No. 1)
Drinking Water, Bathing and Sanitation The Risk to Human Health in Rural Bangladesh (School of the Environment, Environment and Development series No. 2, Working Papers)
Asia Least-Cost Greenhouse Gas Abatement Strategy (ALGAS)- Bangladesh
Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change for Bangladesh
Exploding the Population Myth: Consumption Versus Population - which is the Climate Bomb?
Wetland Resource Management in Chanda BeeL
A New Initiative For North-South Dialogue On Climate Change Good Practices, Technology Innovation And New Partnership For Sustainable Development Challenges and Opportunities in Implementing the Climate
National Environment Management Action Plan (NEMAP) (4 vol)
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