Md ShamsuddohaChief Executive
Md Shamsuddoha is the chief Executive of Center for Participatory Research and Development –CPRD (www.cprdbd.org), a research based non-government organization in Bangladesh. He is a member of delegation of the government of Bangladesh to the UNFCCC climate change negotiation and has been consistent in following negotiation especially on loss and damage, finance, adaptation and technology transfer. Md Shamsuddoha is involved implementation of a number of projects with different academic institutions in country and abroad, especially on climate change, disaster risk reduction and coastal and marine resources conservation etc. He wrote and co-authored numbers of articles on core climate change politics and diplomacy, displacement and migration etc; also has been acting as external reviewer of a few journals on climate policies.
Muhammad Mizanur RahmanResearch Associate
Muhammad Mizanur Rahman is a Development Activist and Researcher. Currently, he serves for Center for Participatory Research and Development-CPRD as a Research Associate. Prior to this, He worked for International Union for Conservation of Nature-IUCNas Site Manager, Field Coordinator and Programme Assistant in Status Survey and Development of Elephant Action Plan of Bangladesh”“Mangroves for the Future initiative" and “National Framework for Establishing and Managing Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Bangladesh projectsof IUCN, Bangladesh, respectively. Furthermore, Mr. Rahmanworked with several other projects related to resilience, climate Change impact mitigation of coastal community. Mr. Rahman earned a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Marine science from the University of Chittagong. His Field of interest: Coastal and Marine biodiversity Comservation, Marine Protected Area, Climate Change Resilience, Ecosystem Based Adaptation, Blue Economy as well as Climate change risk transfer.
S. M. Saify IqbalResearch Assistant
Saify Iqbal works at Centre for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD) as a Research Assistant in a project titled “Advocacy to enhance Climate Justice in the LDC’s, particularly in Bangladesh, under the WARSHAW International Mechanism (WIM) on loss and damage”. Before joining at this organization, he worked at Department of Architecture, BRAC University as "Researcher: Built Environment and GIS". Previously, he worked at ICDDRB as a Senior Research Assistant (GIS). His project was about mapping urban health facilities in major urban centers. Saify also worked as a research assistant at CCDB (Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh) and CCJB (Centre for Climate Justice-Bangladesh). Saify Iqbal completed his MSc and BSc from University of Dhaka in Geography and Environment. His area of interest includes, climate change & development, urban environmental management and wetland management in Bangladesh
Musharat MehejabeenResearch Assistant
Musharat Mehejabeen joined CPRD in August 2017. She completed her B.A (Honors) from Asian University from women in Politics Philosophy and Economics and M.A from South Asian University, New Delhi, India in Development Economics under SAARC Silver Jubilee Scholar from 2014-2016. Prior joining to CPRD, She worked at Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies as a Research Officer. She also worked in South Asian Network for Economic Modelling (SANEM) as a Research Intern. Mehejabeen’s area of interest includes Climate Change Adaptation, Cost benefit and Loss and Damage analysis, Adaptation Economics, Climate change financing and Sustainable Development.
Ms. Tinni KhatunAdmin and Accounts Officer
Ms. Tinni is responsible for the financial management activities of CPRD. She joined at CPRD in April 2017 as an Accounts and. She supervise and manages the overall budgetary and financial issues of CPRD. She maintains liaison with donor organizations, NGOs, and other related stakeholders. She also maintains and controls the administrative issues, procurement and logistic supports for CPRD. Prior jointing at CPRD, Ms. Tinni used to work as a Junior Consultant (Accounts) at World Bank Dhaka office. She was responsible for managing the project accounts, budget revisions, financial operations and reporting, auditing, monitoring monthly report statement of labor, disbursement fund and developed policies and procedure for fiscal management, prepare monthly financial report, controlling the procurement and disbursement procedure, preparing budget variance report in quarterly basis and preparing annual Work Plan, ADP, RADP & Net Grant in line with project document.
Mir Mehoraf SharifICT and communication officer
Mir Mehoraf Sharif, at present working as an ICT and communication officer at Center for Participatory Research & Development (CPRD). Before CPRD Mr. Sharif has served as an ICT trainer at Society for Bright Social Service under the learning and earning development project of the ministry of ICT Government of Bangladesh. He also has experience in working at Airtel Bangladesh Ltd. as customer service supervisor and distribution Manager from 2009 to 2014. During this time he along with his team wins the best Distributor award (DON#1 in the country) in 2013. Mr. Sharif earned his bachelor degree in Computer Science and Engineering from State University of Bangladesh. His field of interest includes ICT in climate change and Blue economy, technological use in climate change adaptation, Green Energy etc.