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The Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) is an independent, non-profit, non-government, policy, research and implementation institute working on Sustainable Development (SD) at local, national, regional and global levels. It was established in 1986 and over 25 years and has grown to become a leading research institute in the non-government sector in Bangladesh and South Asia.

BCAS encourages multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary in its approaches of running programs and projects by working under four broad themes, Environment-development integration, Good governance and people’s participation, Poverty alleviation and sustainable livelihoods, Economic growth and public-private partnership. BCAS has over hundred full-time and some part-time staff working in different capacities, with a large group of senior professionals and scientists, and many mid-level professionals and researchers.
 

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Coastal and ocean processes in the Bay of Bengal in a changing climate and their impacts on society
The Bay of Bengal, a northern extended arm of the Indian Ocean is the largest bay in the world and is characterized by its tropical climate and monsoon dominancy ... ... ... Oct 12–18, 2014, Hotel the Cox Today, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. ...Read More
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Call for Application: SERVIR Himalaya Youth Forum Empowering Youth with Earth Observation Information for Climate Actions in Bangladesh
This youth forum was held from 5th to 8th May....Read More
Capacity Building Refresher Training Workshop ON Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation Into Local Development for CA Partner Organizations
26-27 August, 2013, GKT Training Centre, Saturia, Manikganj...Read More
Urbanizing Deltas of the World (UDW) Consultation Workshop on Adapting to Future Climate and Land Use Change in the Bangladesh Delta
22 August, 2013, King Hall, Spectra Convention Centre, Gulshan-1, Dhaka, Bangladesh...Read More
Urbanizing Deltas Consultation Workshop on “Understanding the interaction of social and biophysical processes to Enhance Disaster Risk Reduction and Migration Policies”
In partnership with UNESCO-IHE, Wageningen UR, FHRCB and Deltares, BCAS is organizing the workshop to understanding the interaction of social and biophysical processes to Enhance Disaster Risk Reduction and Migration Policies in Bangladesh Deltas....Read More
Proposal Development for - Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE)
A consultation workshop titled Proposal Development for Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) 30 July 2013, 10:30 am at Queen Hall, Spectra Convention Centre, Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212....Read More
 

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Recognition

Nobel Peace Prize in 2007
Dr. Atiq Rahman is a well recognized global leader in sustainable development. He was a lead author of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, which received Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. He was a recipient of this Noble Peace Prize with other scientists.
Champions of Earth
Dr Atiq Rahman has been awarded the UN Highest Award for Environment 'Champions of the Earth 2008'. This award recognizes the extraordinary leadership and his contribution to environmental issues, sustainable development and climate change.
Paribesh Padak
"Bangladesh National Environment Award - 2008" Dr. Atiq Rahman, Executive Director of BCAS, received the Award from the Government of Bangladesh for Environmental Research and Technology Innovation.
 
 
 
 
 
Climate Change And Development Link
Climate Change And Development Link
Dhaka City - State Of Environment (SOE) 2005
Dhaka City - State Of Environment (SOE) 2005
Facing Up To Climate Change In South Asia
Facing Up To Climate Change In South Asia
Promoting Eco-Friendly Agricultural Practices in the Chanda Beel/Area
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 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 Bhutan Integrating Adaptation Into Policies and Activities
Adverse Impacts of Climate Change on Development of Nepal 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
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
South-North Dialogue On Equity In The Greenhouse A Proposal For An Adequate And Equitable Global Climate Agreement
Adaptation Day at Cop 9
Adaptation Day at Cop 9
Global Environmental Outlook 3
Global Environmental Outlook 3
Mainstreaming Adaptation To Climate Change In Least Developed Countries (LDCS)
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
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
The End of Development? Global Warming, Disasters and The Great Reversal of Human Progress
Natural Resource Management-Towards Better Integration
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
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
Global Environment Outlook 2000
Amader Poribesh Our Environment (Training Manual)
Amader Poribesh Our Environment (Training Manual)
Paribesh Biddya
Paribesh Biddya
Environment Profile: Bangladesh
Environment Profile: Bangladesh
Guide to the Environmental Conservation Act 1995 and Rules 1997
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)
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)
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
Asia Least-Cost Greenhouse Gas Abatement Strategy (ALGAS)- Bangladesh
Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change for Bangladesh
Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change for Bangladesh
Exploding the Population Myth: Consumption Versus Population - which is the Climate Bomb?
Exploding the Population Myth: Consumption Versus Population - which is the Climate Bomb?
Wetland Resource Management in Chanda BeeL
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 Clima
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 Clima
National Environment Management Action Plan (NEMAP) (4 vol)
National Environment Management Action Plan (NEMAP) (4 vol)

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